Madison Heights High School Class of  1966         

          Classmates who served our country

The MHHS Class of 1966 honors:

5 classmates who died in Vietnam, or while in military service or as a result of service in Vietnam

9 classmates who had career service the US Military

62 other classmates who served in the US Military during the Vietnam Era

(approximately 45% of the male classmates in the MHHS Class of 1966
served in the US Military during the Vietnam Era)

          Special Honor Roll     

died in the service of his country      Classmates who died serving or as a result of serving their country     died in the service of his country

 

Ed Peters,  U S Marines

 Salute

 

Ray Markham,  U S Navy

 Salute

 

Larry Platt,  U S Army

 Salute

 

Sandra Williams,  U S Air Force

 Salute 

 

 Richard Moore,  U S Army

Salute

          Career Honor Roll  

      

                                  Charles Burke   U S Navy, 1966-1972, Navy Hospital Corpsman, served in Vietnam, Purple Heart

U S Navy, 1982-2005, Surface Warfare Officer, retired as Commander

 

        

Gregg Clymer    Career Military 

U S Air Force 1971-1992,  Instructor Pilot/Current Operations Officer  

Aircraft types:  WC/HC-130  Mission:  Weather Reconnaissance, Search & Rescue, Special Operations

       

David Jarrett      Career Military 

U S Army 1980-2009,  Medical Advisor/Trainer service in El Salvador during their Civil War

Final assignments were in the Washington, DC area as a senior officer and flight surgeon

in the Chemical, Radiological and Nuclear Defense programs.  retired as Colonel 

 

      

Bob Utterback     Career Military 

 U S Navy  served in Vietnam

Intelligence Officer,    stationed in Long Beach, Pearl Harbor, Denver,  Rota, Spain 

Washington DC, Norfolk,  Monterrey,  Munich, Germany, San Diego  retired as Captain

 

    

Paul Looper

U S Navy Reserve / Chaplain U S Army    Career Military

 6 yrs U S Navy Reserve with 16 months active naval service with service in Vietnam

21 years U S Army Chaplain, retired as Lt. Col.

served at various US locations plus overseas assignments in Korea and Germany

         

Don Platt

Career Military   U S Navy

23 years service

 

James Evans 

U S Army       Career Military

 

 Gerald Peeters 

U S Navy       Career Military

34 years

Tim Moran

U S Navy    Career Military

 

Honor Roll

         

David Addington

U S Air Force, 1971-1974, Bitburg AB, Germany,  Maxwell AFB, AL

Ed Akers 

U S Army Reserve

Sam Alberts

U S Army,  101st Artillery Div., Served  in Vietnam

Dan Barker

U S Navy

Mike Bassemer

U S Air Force

Larry Bickel 

U S Navy

Jerry Brake 

U S Army

Rick Brow 

U S Naval Reserve

 

Mike Brown 

U S Army

Bill Carter 

U S National Guard

Steve Carter 

U S Army

      

Jan Claus 

U S Navy  1967-73

Roy Cooley 

U S Army

Bob Cooper 

U S Army Signal Corp, Served in Vietnam

Larry Dippel 

U S Army   1969-1971

Ted Dodge 

U S Air Force

David Doub 

U S Army,  Served  in Vietnam

 John Downs 

U S Army

Rick Eddy 

U S Naval Reserve

 

         

Cindie Fisher Sprecker 

U S Navy  1967-68  stationed Jacksonville, FL

 

Gil Ganger

U S Navy

Ruben Garcia 

U S Army

Tony Gates

U S Army

Jim Gerkin

U S National Guard

Dennis Giddens 

U S Marine Corp  1967-1971,  Served  in Vietnam

Alton Gore 

U S Army

John Gunst 

U S Army

Robert Harp 

U S Air Force

James Hosier 

U S Army 

Dan Harrell 

U S Air Force

Thomas Hughes 

U S Air Force

Brian Hurst 

U S Army

 Mark Imel 

U S Air Force

 Ed Kalisz   served in Vietnam

U S Army

Dewayne King 

U S Air Force

Kenny A Lawson 

U S Army

David Lewellen 

U S Army

Dave Lindley

U S Army

Russell Lindzy

U S Navy

John Lipe

U S Army

Mark McCord 

U S Army

Michael Mehagan

U S Navy Submarine Service, 1968-1972

 

Michael Modlin

U S Air Force

Paul Morgan

U S Naval Reserve

Keith Oliver

U S Army

Jay Oster

U S Navy

Dale Perkins

U S Navy

David Pershing 

 U S Public Health Service, 1970-1973

Jim  Phillips

U S Army

Larry Reddin

U S Marines

 Curt Ruggles 

U S Army  Served in Vietnam

David Sell

U S Air Force  - Cannon AFB NM

Don Sheets

U S Army

Phil Sokol

U S Army

Skip Stanley

U S Navy

Jack Stepp

U S Army

Larry Stopher

U S Army

Mike Tatman

U S Army

Richard Thacker 

 U S Army, Served in Vietnam

Roy Thomas

U S Army

Rick Towler

U S Coast Guard


Fred Vail

U S Air Force

 

Mike Vaughn

U S Marines

Mike Wainscott

U S Air Force

Brad Willoughby

U S Army

 

thanks to Alton Gore for gathering much of this information

  Email any additional information on military service to the reunion committee so that we can include it on this honor roll.

reunioncommittee@mhhs1966.com

 

Class of 1966 Military Service Video  

Class of 1966 Military Service Video  mp4 version  

 

 

 Madison Heights graduates killed in Vietnam and listed on the Vietnam Memorial

 Richard Thomas Mills      Tommie Joe Campbell      David George Hutchings       Raymond Paul Markham      Larry Dean Platt  

 

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