Westminster High School Alumni

Westminster, Maryland (MD)

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

Daniel Chaffman
Daniel Chaffman
Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years

Served 20years and 11 days retiring in Oct of 2009. Served in Operations Enduring/Iraqi Freedom and was the lead Network Engineer Warrant Officer for the US Army in planning the Voice/Data Communication networks. Also served in Bosnia twice for IFOR and SFOR2. Enjoyed my time in the military and enjoy talking with other veterans and those still on Active duty. Picture is of me in 1996 during IFOR in the Balkans.
Denny Boyle
Denny Boyle
Class of 1949
Army, 20+ Years

Highly decorated Army Aviator - served several tours in Viet Nam, Commanded Avation group and base in Germany, 5th Corp HQ War Dept (Germany), Pentagon, followed by many years as a test pilot and Commander of the Army Aviation Test Facility at Edwards AFB. He retired to San Diego where he had a 2nd career in marketing defense systems for Cubic Corporation. He is survived by 2 daughters and his wife Shirley (Wimert) Boyle, still living in San Diego.
Gregory Weller
Gregory Weller
Class of 1983
Navy, 6 Years

Aviation Structural Mechanic Second Class
Naval Air Crewman
Airborne Mine Counter Measures Squadron 12
Air Crewman Evaluator/ Instructor
Op Eval Team MH53-E
Desert Shield Veteran
Harry Yingling
Harry Yingling
Class of 1983
National Guard, 6 Years

1982 to 1988 29th M.P. Co. 115th M.P. Batt.
Lewis H Lancaster
Lewis H Lancaster
Class of 1968
Navy, 6 Years

Navy Boot Camp on 26 Dec 1968. On to Damage Control School. My first Ship USS Belle Grove then a tour in Vietnam and then to the USS Austin. I really liked the Navy and often regret not staying on to retire.
LTC(R) John Rush
LTC(R) John Rush
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Commissioned 18 DEC 81 from Frostburg State ROTC into Military Intelligence; served at all echelons including: S2, 2/61 ADA (Korea); S2, 4th DIVARTY; S4 and Company Commander, B/104th MI BN (Ft Carson); S3, 532d MI BN and XO, 501st MI BDE (Seoul); Joint Staff J2; and G2, 21st TAACOM (Germany). Retired 18 DEC 01 at NIMA and began government service career there 7 JAN 02.
Mark Hankewycz
Mark Hankewycz
Class of 1982
Army, 8 Years

Army MP - Seen it all.
Mark Hankewycz
Mark Hankewycz
Class of 1982
Army, 12 Years

Here a picture taken while stationed in Korea (1993). As you can tell I was an MP. We deployed a lot (Southwest Asia, Central America, and Southeast Asia). Proud to have served and miss the service (especially my brothers) a lot.
Paul H Keimig Jr
Paul H Keimig Jr
Class of 1969
Navy, 6 Years

Served as a GMT2 on the USS Paul DE1080 pre-commissioning crew and the USS Mitscher DDG 35.
Stephanie Brown
Stephanie Brown
Class of 1994
Air Force, 13 Years

Air Force Security Forces
Steve Kimball
Steve Kimball
Class of 1980
Navy, 10 Years

I spent 10 years in the US Navy as a Navy Journalist. This job entailed photojournalism, public affairs, and broadcasting. After school, I spent 4 years onboard USS NIMITZ . I spent another 4 at the US Naval Academy as Deputy Director of Media Relations.
walter Simpers
walter Simpers
Class of 1965
Navy, 9 Years

I joined the navy on December 09, 1963. and served with the Navy Seabee's in Vietnam. and also in Gitmo bay Cuba, I have been around the world, but the best place is home, In the good ole USA. I left school before I graduated but got my G.E.D. in 1965, and I did go to collage .

Classmates Spotlight

Westminster High School Classmates

Dennis Mccuen
Class of '88

Alumni Stories

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School News

Class Reunion

The WHS Class of 1968 held their 45th Class Reunion with a golf outing, dinner and dance October 5, 2013. Golf outing wa...
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Our Westminster 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 Westminster High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Westminster are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!