The United States Military Veterans
from the Mishawaka High School Class of 1968
Army Air Force Navy Marine Corps Coast Guard
"A Veteran is someone who, at one point in his or her life,
wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America,
for an amount up to and including his or her life."

  • Byron Arnold Aldrich

  • G
    regory Louis "Gregg" Baldoni
    Army; 82nd Airborne Division; served in Viet Nam.

  • R
    ichard B. Barber
    Air Force; 8 years

  • J
    ohn E. Barnes

  • Michael A. "Mike" Bellovich
    Marine, 30 years; retired as Lt. Col.

  • J
    udy A. Blankenhorn

  • P
    aul S. Boudreau
    Army; served in Viet Nam.

  • N
    eil J. Brioli
    Navy, 24 years; two tours in Viet Nam; Naval Reserve, retired as Boatswains Mate Chief Petty Officer.

  • James Maurice "Jim" Britton
    Army, 8 years; served from 1971 to 1979.

  • R
    onald Lee "Ron" Brooks
    Air Force, 20 years; retired as SMSgt.; served from 1969 to 1989.

  • E
    dward L. "Ed" Cabanaw
    Air Force.

  • K
    eith Allen Cooper

  • M
    ark A. Crocker
    Navy, 6 years.

  • R
    onald Lee "Ron" DeBlock

  • Terry L. DeMaegd
    Coast Guard Reserve.

  • H
    arold Edward "Spider" Draves
    Marine Corps; served in Viet Nam.

  • T
    homas Anthony "Tom" Eberlein
    Marine Corps; served in Viet Nam.

  • Bobby R. Fisher
    Army; two years; served in Viet Nam.

  • John Fisher
    Army; three years.

  • Dennis Ray Graham

  • C
    arol Jean Gramenz
    Marine Corps, 1969 to 1971.

  • J
    ames G. Hallaert
    Army; served in Viet Nam.

  • David R. Hamman
    Served in Viet Nam.

  • Linda Sue Hatfield

  • Linda Irene Howe
    Marine Corps, 20 years; retired as MSgt.; served 1968 to 1988.

  • Larry Deryl Humphrey
    Navy, 8 years.

  • John Lee Joyal
    Air Force, 4 years.

  • L
    arry A. Karnes

  • Thomas William "Tom" Lechlitner

  • Leroy D. Lekens

  • S
    tan Leslie (Known in high school as Stan Denney.)
    Marine Corps, 9 years.

  • Michael L. Morrison
    Army, 10th Special Forces Group; Marine Corps Reserve.

  • D
    eborah H. Morse
    Air Force.

  • C
    harles Eugene "Charlie" Mott
    Army; served in Viet Nam.

  • R
    ickey Camiel "Rick" Paridean
    Army; served 1970-1972.

  • D
    ennis Marlin Pendergrass
    Air Force; SSgt.; served 1969-1972.

  • D
    onald Eugene "Don" Plummer
    Army Reserve; six years.

  • W
    illiam Harvey "Will" Pooley
    Air Force; Sgt.

  • T
    imothy Przygocki
    Army; served in HHQ-VCOSCOM in Frankfort, Germany.

  • R
    ichard L. "Rich" Putz
    Navy Reserve, two years active.

  • Thomas Deane "Thom" Reith
    Army; 82nd Airborne Division; served in Viet Nam.

  • William Dale "Bill" Richter

  • Gary Rodich

  • George J. Roelandts
    Army; 32d ADCOM, SP5; served in Germany, 1970 to 1972.

  • Terry L. Schwier
    Navy, 21 years; retired as Chief Petty Officer; served 1970 to 1991.

  • James Alan "Jim" Shown
    Indiana National Guard, w/ one year active; Army Reserve; served in Iraq.

  • Keith M. Smith
    Marine Corps; served in Viet Nam.

  • Randolph Leon "Randy" Smith
    Army; served in Viet Nam.

  • Tony Sorocco
    Army, Viet Nam

  • M
    ichael J. "Mike" Squibb
    Army; 82nd Airborne Division.

  • Robert H."Bob" Stretch
    Army, 15 years; Army Reserve; retired as Lt.Col.

  • Joe Swift
    Marines Corps, two tours in Viet Nam

  • Jimmie Joseph Trovatore
    Army, SP4, served in Viet Nam

  • Robert Gene "Bob" Van Arsdale
    Army, 25th Inf. Div. & 1st Air Cav. Div., 2 years; served in Viet Nam.

  • Larry Ray Van Camp
    Marine Corps, 8 years; served in Okinawa, Japan, helping to pull out the last units from Viet Nam in 1973-1974.

  • James Allen "Jim" Van Haver

  • Stephen Andrew "Steve" Van Ooteghem
    Marine Corps, 3 years; Marine Corps Reserve; active duty 1972-1975.

  • Lester Brent Ward

  • Harry M. Weaver
    Army, 54th Signal Battalion; two years; Viet Nam

  • Raymond Edward "Ray" Wennerstrom
    Army; served 20 years, including one year in Viet Nam.

  • J
    ack Wilson
    Army, 1st Inf. Div.; Viet Nam.

  • T
    homas J. Zimmerman