Winnetonka High School Alumni

Kansas City, Missouri (MO)

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


Class of 0
, Years

Anthony Warner
Anthony Warner
Class of 1981
Navy, 6 Years

Operations Specialist/AIC (Air Intercept Controller)
Brandon Webb
Brandon Webb
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Platoon Sergeant, Martial Arts Instructor, Close Quarters Combat Instructor
Carl Wallar
Carl Wallar
Class of 1978
Navy, 7 Years

Served in US Navy as an Aviation Machinist Mate. $ years active duty and 3 years in the Naval Reserves.
Christopher Ragone
Christopher Ragone
Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 8 Years

Double duty in the Marine Corps and Coast Guard
Curtis K O'Rear
Curtis K O'Rear
Class of 1981
Army, 10 Years

Served as a Combat Medic assigned to the 325th General Hospital, and as a Medical NCO, and Operating Room Technician with the 410th EVAC Hospital
Curtis K O'Rear
Curtis K O'Rear
Class of 1981
Navy, 8 Years

Servers as a Naval Corpsman assigned to the Fleet Hospital 22, and as a Corpsman assigned to the United States Marine Corps at MCRC San Diego and with the Flight Wing at 29 Palms, CA
Curtis K O'Rear
Curtis K O'Rear
Class of 1981
Coast Guard, 8 Years

Served on active duty at the Coast Guard Academy and at the Coast Guard Institute
Curtis K O'Rear
Curtis K O'Rear
Class of 1981
Navy, 8 Years

Served in the Navy Reserves as a Corpsman assigned to the Marines at MRDC, San Diego, CA, Camp Pendelton, CA, and 29 Palms, CA
Ed Simmons
Ed Simmons
Class of 1980
Navy, 3 Years

Navy Seabees Heavy Equipment Operator
JOHN RUPERT
JOHN RUPERT
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

US Army 82nd Airborne
Judy A Heller
Judy A Heller
Class of 1972
Army, 4 Years

United States Military Intelligence
Mark Bertholf
Mark Bertholf
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

First alum to attend US Air Force Acadmey, Retired AF Lt Colonel - Communications (information technology) officer. Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Earnest Will, Restore Hope, Uphold Democracy, Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, Elf One, Provide Comfort
Mark Bertholf
Mark Bertholf
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Lt Col, USAF (Retired)
Mark Bertholf
Mark Bertholf
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Lt Col USAF (Retired)
Meredith Long
Meredith Long
Class of 1977
Navy, 4 Years

Presidential Honor Guard, Washington, DC
Rick Strack
Rick Strack
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Master Sergeant Retired, after serving 24 years with the US Air Force and the Air National Guard.
Steven New
Steven New
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

USMC
Steven New
Steven New
Class of 1989
National Guard, 4 Years

ANG
Timothy Reed
Timothy Reed
Class of 2008
Navy, 8 Years

Aviation technician
Tom Baker
Tom Baker
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

UH 60 Black crew chief, Fight Instructor, Aviation Life Suppot Inpector, Platoon Sergeant.
Tom Piott
Tom Piott
Class of 1990
Air Force, 19 Years

USAF Air Transportation and Courier
William Douglas
William Douglas
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 6 Years

MAG 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing, Jacksonville, NC
William J Mossie
William J Mossie
Class of 1973
Air Force, 3 Years

Avionics instrument specialist for KC-135 air refuelers at Altus AFB Oklahoma.

Classmates Spotlight

Winnetonka High School Classmates

Joseph Boar
Class of '10

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School News

WHS 2009 Class Reunion

The class of 2009 reunion will be held on Sunday, June 9th, at 1:15. To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.grou...
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Our Winnetonka 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 Winnetonka High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Kansas City are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!