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!

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Honored Military Alumni

Alan G Graham
Alan G Graham
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Fort Bliss, Texas 1963-64
White Sands , New Mexico 1964-65
Bob Collins
Bob Collins
Class of 1985
Army, 4 Years

Counterintelligence Special Agent
Gulf War Veteran
Also an M-1 Tank Crewman in OHANG for one year
Carla Herling
Carla Herling
Class of 1977
Army, 13 Years

Public Affairs Spec./Photojournalist. 4 Years Active Duty stationed in Schweinfurt, Germany; 5 years in the 126th Public Affairs Det., Michigan Army National Guard; 4 years in the 125 Public Affairs Det., Minnesota Army National Guard.
Charles Braden
Charles Braden
Class of 2003
Air Force, 1 Years

Security Forces
Christine Acra
Christine Acra
Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years

Aviation machinist's mate
Craig A Chaloupka
Craig A Chaloupka
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 6 Years

USMC 68-74
Vietnam 2-69 _ 11-69
GED aquired Okinawa 5-70
Craig A. Chaloupka
Craig A. Chaloupka
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Joined Marines August 68 Served active through April - 70 then reserves. Vietnam service 2/69 through 11/69
GED in Okinawa May 70
Trained as,,,,
0351 Anti Tank assaultman, qualified... 106 Recoilless Rifle, M-60 MG, 3.5 rocket launcher, Flame Thrower, EOD, and Expert rifleman
dana b jedd
dana b jedd
Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 2 Years

served during desert storm
dana jedd
dana jedd
Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 2 Years

stationed in Cape May, NJ
DICK LAVANTURE
DICK LAVANTURE
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

1965-1967
Earl Vassar
Earl Vassar
Class of 1963
Air Force, 21 Years

AMMO and First Sgt.
Jack Hopp
Jack Hopp
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Drafted, entered service in April, 1969. - Basic training Fort Campbell, Kentucky - Power Generator school Fort Belvoir, Virginia - Orders to go to Viet Nam, changed at last minute, sent to Fort Huachuca, Sierra Vista, Arizona, because of MOS - Honerable discharge as SP5 on April 9, 1973 - Returned to Westlake, Ohio
Jacob Bramley
Jacob Bramley
Class of 2002
Navy, 20 Years

Aviation Structural Mechanic Chief Petty Officer
Jason Hildebrandt
Jason Hildebrandt
Class of 1999
Army, 8 Years

3 times Iraq tour.
Jason L. Williams
Jason L. Williams
Class of 1989
Coast Guard, 20 Years

I joined the CG out of Cleveland in 1991, spent time in AK, CA, MA, and MI
Jason L. Williams
Jason L. Williams
Class of 1989
Coast Guard, 20 Years

Served during Desert Storm, stationed in AK, MA, MI, CA
Jeff A. Friedlander
Jeff A. Friedlander
Class of 1983
Navy, 2 Years

Dropped out in 1975 (class of 1976) to join the navy... Returned to school in 1982 to finish, and graduated with the class of 1983... Advanced student in the service, Boiler Technician, awarded as a third class petty officer for excelling - and offered many high priorty assignments that i declined at the time, due to my achievements there...
Jerry Jones
Jerry Jones
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Various, mostly navy diver.
Jo Ann (White) Marshall
Jo Ann (White) Marshall
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Served 30 years. Active duty for 6 years, including a call back for Desert Shield/Desert Storm and reserve for 24 more years as an Army Nurse. Stationed at Ft. Knox, KY, and Ft. Sill, OK.
Jo Ann Marshall
Jo Ann Marshall
Class of 1969
Army Reserves, 30 Years

As an Army Nurse, served at Ft Sam, Ft Knox, Ft Campbell, Fitzsimmons, Ft Gordon, Ft McPherson, and Ft Sill during Desert Storm. Couldn't have done it without such a supporting family.
Jon McCann
Jon McCann
Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years

United States Military Academy, West Point
Korrin Wagar
Korrin Wagar
Class of 1997
Air Force, 14 Years

Served 14 1/2 yrs in Signals Intelligence and Bioenvironmental Engineering. Deployments in UAE, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Kyle Mueller
Kyle Mueller
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

Combat Engineer Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division
Les Finney
Les Finney
Class of 1991
Army, 6 Years

M1 Tanker
Mike Leuzzi
Mike Leuzzi
Class of 1973
Air Force, 2 Years

Munitions maintenance - Hahn AFB Germany
Pat Murray
Pat Murray
Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years

3rd Class Boatswains Mate
Phillip J. Hinson
Phillip J. Hinson
Class of 2001
Air Force, 1 Years

Civil Engineering Officer
81 Civil Engineer Squadron
Keesler AFB, Mississippi
Richard Hornack
Richard Hornack
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Combat Engineer
Served with 9th Infantry Division, 194th Armored Brigade (Sep), 199th Infantry Brigade (Berlin Brigade), 1st Infantry Division, 130th Engineer Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, 4th Infantry Division, US Army Armor School and US Army Engineer School
Richard Wright
Richard Wright
Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years

Electricians Mate, Served on
USS Neptune ARC2
USS Power DD839
USS Albany CG10
USS Little Rock CG4
Robert Kolpien
Robert Kolpien
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Still on active duty in Army Special Forces.
Robert Kolpien
Robert Kolpien
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

LTC in Special Forces. Airborne, Ranger, Freefall, SCUBA, and SF Qualified.
Ron Manzi
Ron Manzi
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Sgt -Communications Specialist. Malmstrom AFB, Mont 1965-67 - Tuy Hoa AB, Vietnam 1968-69
Scott Dunham
Scott Dunham
Class of 1987
Air Force, 12 Years

Served 12 years in the Air Force. Was stationed at Patrick AFB, Florida, Sembach AB, Germany, Aviano AB, Italy, and Maxwell AFB, Alabama.
Susan Cusick
Susan Cusick
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

San Antonio TX
Honolulu HI
West Germany
Tom Doyle
Tom Doyle
Class of 1981
Navy, 3 Years

Hospital Corps School Great Lakes, Ill.
First duty station Portsmouth Naval Hospital
Field Medical Service School; Camp Pendleton, CA.
Attached to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines; Camp Pendleton, CA
Tom Doyle
Tom Doyle
Class of 1981
Navy, 3 Years

Trained as a Hospital Corpsman. Stationed at Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia. Field Medical Service School for battlefield medical training. Stationed with the 2nd Batallion/5th Marines at Camp Pendleton in California
Tom Gilbride
Tom Gilbride
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Army Journalist, Head Quarters Company, U. S. Southern Command, Army and Aide to Pacific Area Installation Commander. Decorated with 2 Army Commendation Medals,
Trevor Jackson
Trevor Jackson
Class of 2004
Air Force, 1 Years

910th Civil Engineer Squadron
FireFighter
zoltan nagy
zoltan nagy
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

vietnam vet

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Class of '79

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Our Westlake 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 Westlake High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Westlake are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!