West Salem High School Alumni

West Salem, Wisconsin (WI)

Military Alumni

Military High School Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Brandon Nontelle
Brandon Nontelle
Class of 2004
Air Force, 3 Years

C-17A Instructor Air Drop Loadmaster

Tours include Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan, Southern Africa, Asia, and Antarctica.
Caotain Jon NIckerson
Caotain Jon NIckerson
Class of 1980
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Served 10 years at sea; Caommanding Officer of the icebreakers Mobile Bay 1993-1996 and the Icebreaker Mackinaw 2000-2003. Highlight of my career was serving as the first Captain to renew the Chicago Christmas Ship - delivering christmas trees each November to Chicago's less fortunate. Retired September 2007.
Douglas A Jewett
Douglas A Jewett
Class of 1952
Air Force, 26 Years

Col. USAF (Ret), Strategic Air Command. Graduated USAF Pilot Training in 1955. Flew prop and jet airplanes my entire career. Final job was Group Air Operations Commander.
Gina (Schallock) BlackBurn
Gina (Schallock) BlackBurn
Class of 1992
Air Force, 5 Years

USAF Security Forces 1992-1997
Gina Gladd
Gina Gladd
Class of 1992
Air Force, 5 Years

Served as a Security Policeman in the USAF for 5 years. Then was honorably discharged to be the best wife and mother I could be!
Ken Burkhamer
Ken Burkhamer
Class of 1993
Air Force, 10 Years

Served 4 years as Security Policeman - LE troop. Rest of the time as 1C571, Aerospace Control and Warning Systems Journeyman. Basically did AWACS job from the ground! Go GTACS!
Mark Fosdal
Mark Fosdal
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

VAQ-132, USS Forrestal, VXN-8, USS Wasp, MCAS Yuma, USS George Washington
Renee Davis Mayhugh
Renee Davis Mayhugh
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Motor Transportation, Career Planner Assistant, Admin Chief
Renee Davis/Mayhugh
Renee Davis/Mayhugh
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Motor Transportation/Administrative Clerk
Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Shawn Viner
Shawn Viner
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Based in Hawaii,one tour in Afghan and one in Iraq. Back home now.
Stephen Schmid
Stephen Schmid
Class of 1995
Coast Guard, 11 Years

Avioncs Electrical Technician First Class - Qualified Aircrew/ Flight Mechanic Instructor
Stephen Schmid
Stephen Schmid
Class of 1995
Coast Guard, 11 Years

I serve as an Avionics Electrical Technician. I also fly as an aircrew member in the HH-65C "Dolphin" aircraft. My job when I fly is the hoist up the rescue swimmer after he jumps out of the aircraft.

Classmates Spotlight

West Salem High School Classmates

Jason Thomas
Class of '97

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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Our West Salem High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our West Salem High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in West Salem are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!