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Recognizing our Military Alumni

Join us in recognizing the Cranbrook Kingswood alumni who have proudly served or are currently serving in the military in the United States or in their country of residence. Cranbrook Kingswood alumni have a proud history of serving in and supporting our military. We look forward to finding new ways to acknowledge their sacrifice and tell their stories. 

Alumni - Update Your Military Profile

Please update your alumni profile to be included in recognition of our alumni who have gone forth to serve. Click here to update your profile with your military status and branch, so we can add you to our ranks of alumni who have served. Family members or qualified classmates can also fill out the questionnaire on behalf of an alumna/us who has served. 

Sharing Alumni Military Stories

serving their country one story at a time

This page is dedicated to celebrating the brave men and women who have selflessly served our country. Share your military journey or that of your fellow alumni by submitting stories, photos, and memoirs.

Military Spotlight

We also remember and pay tribute to those alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the military. Their memory will forever be cherished.

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  • Kurush Bharucha-Reid

    Class of 1973
    United States Army

As they celebrate their 50th reunion, the class of '73 is holding each of their classmates who have passed away very close and will be sharing stories and honoring their memories as they gather on campus in June.

One classmate, Colonel Kurush Bharucha-Reid will be remembered with a brick installed at the Museum of the US Army in Virginia thanks to a tribute by members of his class.

Click here to read Kurush's full obituary and details on his storied career.

Preserving Our Heritage

Together, we preserve Cranbrook's legacy of service and honor the dedication of our alumni who have made a difference in the world.

Meet Our Military Alumni

In addition to honoring individual stories, we aspire to foster a network of military alumni. We look forward to finding ways our military alumni and their families can share experiences, offer support, and build lasting connections that transcend time and distance.

Thank you for being part of this meaningful effort to appreciate and recognize our Cranbrook Schools alumni in the military. Your participation helps us celebrate the spirit of service and unity within our community.

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  • Pete Dawkins

    Class of 1955
    Heismann Trophy winner, Rhodes Scholar, former Army Brigadier General
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  • Hank Hoffman

    Class of 1959
    USAF fighter pilot, commercial pilot
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  • Michelle Joerin Stewart '81

    Class of 1981
    United States Army
    Distinguished Alumna 2016
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  • Darryl Taylor

    Class of 1970
    Director of Horizons-Upward Bound
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Alumni! Help us collect the military history of our alumni.

The alumni office is interested in recognizing members of our community who have gone forth to serve our country through military service. Alumni who serve(d) in the military can click here for a questionnaire to provide us with your military information. The questionnaire can also be completed by a friend or relative who is well versed in the service history of a Cranbrook Schools...