White Bear High School Alumni

White Bear Lake, Minnesota (MN)

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

Honored Military Alumni

Christina(Johnson)Greene
Christina(Johnson)Greene
Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years

OIF 2006-2007
Christopher Paul Lacher
Christopher Paul Lacher
Class of 1989
Army, 2 Years

Military Police Man
curt tesar
curt tesar
Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years

U.S. Army signal corp. Stationed at fort eustis Virginia, Frankfurt Germany, and 1CD Fort Hood Texas
Deborah Molitor
Deborah Molitor
Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years

Recruit Training NTTC Orlando FL; Technical Training NATTC Meridian, MS, Served at Naval Air Station Barbers Point, HI; Personnelman Third Class. During my tour, met and married my husband, Joseph and continued my "career" as a Navy Wife until he retired in 1993 with twenty years of service! I am now the "proud Mom" of two sons who have served in the Navy, one for four years, and the other still serving at 12 years; and a son-in-law who will retire in two years with twenty years of service with the Air Force.
Don Rosenthal
Don Rosenthal
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served from 1973-76, achieved rank of sgt., also served in Commander Generals Qtrs as a Audit Technican. Went to boot camp @ MCRD in San Diego then was stationed in San Diego for the rest of my tour. Was Called to the tarmac and was on calll for evacuation of Saigon, lucky I didn't go
Eric Glenn Johnson
Eric Glenn Johnson
Class of 1993
Navy, 17 Years

Chief Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
Aviation Maintenance Control Chief
Bosnia Conflict-1995
Kosovo Conflict-1999
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Frank W Matteson
Frank W Matteson
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Army Military Police 1969-1972
Greg Burt
Greg Burt
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Incredible time, Semper FI!
Greg Burt
Greg Burt
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Hollywood Marine Boot
Barstow CA School
Albany GA 2nd Mos's + Drill Team!
Camp Foster JA Red Patcher HE Ops
H.D.
Jacqueline Lombard
Jacqueline Lombard
Class of 1985
Navy, 6 Years

Active duty service from 1986-1993 at NAS Oceana in VIrginia and NAS Barbers Point in Hawaii. Serviced in Naval Reserves for over two in Hawaii and Minnesota. Fulfilled a one year contract with the Minnesota Army National Guard in 2005.
James D. Firminger JR.
James D. Firminger JR.
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy for 23 Years, Fought in Viet Nam and was on the first ship off the coast of Iran during Hostage taking. Also in Destert Shield and Destert storm
James D. Firminger Jr.
James D. Firminger Jr.
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in Viet Nam War, Iran Hostage first ship off the coast of Iran, Reflaged tankers 25 Missions, Ships bosnmate First CLass, OOD inport and JOD underway, Shore Duty Lawinforcement Master-at-Arms, Military Police, Correction Supervisor and various other duties.
Jerry Blue
Jerry Blue
Class of 1985
Army, 18 Years

13r- 88d- and 82d
Jim Arend
Jim Arend
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam - 18 months 1970-72
John (Terry) McDermott
John (Terry) McDermott
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

ASW Patrol Squadron 4 Barbers Point, Hawaii
P3 Orion, Airborne Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialist Deployments to Adak, Alaska, Iwakuni, Japan, Guam and Midway Island.
John Gese
John Gese
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

1970-1973
Ft Knox, Basic
Ft Monmouth, AIT
Viet Nam, 71-72
Lexington Bluegrass Army Depot
ETS, Aug 73
JOHN VELIN
JOHN VELIN
Class of 1965
Army, 8 Years

2 active duy 6 reserves 87B, ROTC U of MN 1970. Military Intel, reserves civil affairs
Kevin O'Connor
Kevin O'Connor
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Served on 5 ships, three overseas commands, and 10 stateside commands.
Marcia Knudtson Ross
Marcia Knudtson Ross
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationd in Biloxi, Miss. and Valdosta,Ga.
Matt (Matthew) Hanson
Matt (Matthew) Hanson
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 4 Years

29 Palms CA
Peter Tellin
Peter Tellin
Class of 1995
Army, 6 Years

Army service. Iraq 2008-2009. MOS 45B, 11B and 92F. Small Arms Repairer for MA National Guard Air Station Cape Cod.
Ron Reidell
Ron Reidell
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Retired as CW3 in 1988
Susan Crisman
Susan Crisman
Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years

Tripler Army Medical Center
William McGraw
William McGraw
Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years

(Ah-1) Attack Helicopter Mechanic [67y]

Classmates Spotlight

White Bear High School Classmates

David Phillips
Class of '69

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from White Bear High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Bears.

School News

1994 Alum in Musical Production

Matthew Bear, a 1994 graduate of White Bear Lake Area High School, will be playing keyboard for Bat Boy: The Musical, ru...
Read More »

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