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

Have you lost your Westland High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Cougars lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Brandyn Phillips
Brandyn Phillips
Class of 2012
Army, 2 Years

Got another year left then back to ohio for me
Brian Scott " Buzzy"
Brian Scott " Buzzy"
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

"AIRBORNE ALL THE WAY"
charles herman
charles herman
Class of 1994
Coast Guard, 14 Years

Law Enforcement & Search and Rescue
frank porter
frank porter
Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years

field artillary
gregory fitch
gregory fitch
Class of 1980
Army, 15 Years

Like Buzzy, Airborne All The Way...Infantryman. Regular Army 1980 to 1985...re-entered in 2002. Deployed: One tour Operation Noble Eagle 2002- two tours in Kosovo 2004 to 2005- Three tours in Iraq 2006 to 2010.
J.K. Morgan
J.K. Morgan
Class of 1989
Air Force, 20+ Years

Tokyo, Japan 90-92
Okinawa, Japan 92-98
Anchorage, Alaska 98-06
Charleston, SC 06-08
Tokyo, Japan 08-present
Jerry S. Leonard
Jerry S. Leonard
Class of 1977
National Guard, 6 Years

Medical Specialist
SP4
JUSTIN MCCALLISTER
JUSTIN MCCALLISTER
Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years

US ARMY ARTILLERY 2 TOURS IRAQ 1 IN AFGHANISTAN
Kenneth E Jewell
Kenneth E Jewell
Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years

USS Robison DDG-12
Kimberly Watson
Kimberly Watson
Class of 1978
Army, 10 Years

US Army Nurse Corp.
Reserves and Active Duty
Matt Drummond
Matt Drummond
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Corporal USMC
Phillip Howard
Phillip Howard
Class of 1972
Air Force, 6 Years

Avionics/Electronics
1973-1974 Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
1974-1975 Korat RTAFB, Thailand
1976-1977 Kincheloe AFB, Michigan
1977-1979 Beale AFB, California
1978 Kadina AFB, Okinawa
Ralph E. Kidd Jr
Ralph E. Kidd Jr
Class of 1977
Navy, 19 Years

engineman 1st class, served on several ships, saw action in Grenada, Lebanon, 1st Gulf War, Lybia. Assisted in Somilia. Retired after 18 years, 9 months. Mostly served in the Amphibious Fleet.
Rodger Cuccio
Rodger Cuccio
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

U.S. Marine Corps July 1973 - Aug 1979
Operation Frequent Wind
U.S. Air Force Sep 1979 - December 2009
Flight Engineer C-123/C-130/C-141/C-5
Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Fundamental Justice
Steven Mullins
Steven Mullins
Class of 1988
Air Force, 16 Years

Still active duty
Walter W. Messenger
Walter W. Messenger
Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years

Enlisted four years as Aviation Structural Mechanic. Served aboard USS John F. Kennedy, USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Kitty Hawk
William Austin Hale III
William Austin Hale III
Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years

Mos:19d1p
Combat tours: operation enduring freedom, operation Iraqi freedom.

Classmates Spotlight

Westland High School Classmates

Brandyn Phillips
Class of '12

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Westland High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Cougars.

School News

ALUMNI BAND

We are putting an Alumni Band together for the Friday October 3rd football game. There will be a practice with the band...
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Our Westland 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 Westland High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Galloway are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!