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

Armando Sauceda
Armando Sauceda
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 8 Years

SSgt 8 years served
Betty Foree
Betty Foree
Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years

Served in the Army Nurse Corps for 20 years and retired in 1981. More info in personal biography.
Chuck Mitchell
Chuck Mitchell
Class of 1979
Navy, 5 Years

Submarine Service, Atlantic Fleet
COL Karen D. Chambers
COL Karen D. Chambers
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Veteran of Desert Storm
Columbus P. "Cal" Calvert
Columbus P. "Cal" Calvert
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Spent three years as enlisted before attending Naval Flight School and spent career in aviation billets flying Helicopters, Reconnaissance and attack aircraft. Flying mostly the A-4 Skyhawk and the OV-10 Bronco with two combat tours in Vietnam I retired as a Major before beginning a career in aerospace with McDonnell Douglas and the Boeing Company.
David Smith
David Smith
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Active Duty Army. SFC stationed at Fort Riley, Ks. Preparing for deployment.
Donald A Bourg Jr
Donald A Bourg Jr
Class of 1972
Air Force, 6 Years

Telecommunications led to 35 years with AT&T in Central California--Trump Country
eugene hufford
eugene hufford
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

11b infantry and 79r recruiter
eugene hufford
eugene hufford
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Sergeant Class. MOS was 11Bravo Infantry,79Romeo Recururter.Served in Germany,Middle East and Panama.When I retired I was the Station Commander for the pAbilene Army Recuriting Station
Eugene M.Lang
Eugene M.Lang
Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

1958 -1964 Marines -Okinawa-Japan -Twenty-nine Palms,CA. 1982-1985 ArmyReserves -FT.Collins,CO. 1985-1999 New Mexico Army National Guard Farmington N.M Atotal of 23yrs.
Floyd Caldwell
Floyd Caldwell
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

3 years on "active" duty in the U.S. Army as a 2nd Lieutenant, and then, a 1st Lieutenant stationed in the Bitburg, Germany area. Then approximately 9 more years in the "Individual Ready Reserves" for the U.S. Army Reserves as a Captain stationed at Fort Bliss and Fort Hood in Texas.
Forrest W. Croom
Forrest W. Croom
Class of 1959
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Master Chief Petty Officer-Coast Guard Reserve Force 1
Freddie Ewing
Freddie Ewing
Class of 1956
Navy, 4 Years

Served with Commander of Western Pacific Fleet for three years in Naval Intelligence, graduated fm HSU and did my graduate work at Texas Tech. Retired fm Texaco after thirty years. Moved back to Abilene after retirement.
Frederick Lombardi
Frederick Lombardi
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

C-130 Pilot, deployed to Iraq '03
Gary Clair
Gary Clair
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

Served two tours to Viet Nam 1964-1966
USS Capacon - San Diego CA
USS Klondike - San Diego CA
Glenn Pace
Glenn Pace
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

1965-1985
Greg Alcantar
Greg Alcantar
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 4 Years

USMC
jacinto aguero
jacinto aguero
Class of 2001
Army, 12 Years

Staff Sergeant, 21H80Y2 US Engineer Construction Supervisor, Headquarters Company Sapper Fort Leonardwood, MO, 3 tours to Iraq and 1 tour to Afghanistan
James Williams
James Williams
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

FMF Corpsman served with the 3rd Battalion 4th Marines 3rd Marine Division, Vietnam 68 - 69
Jerry Chamlee
Jerry Chamlee
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served with U.S. Marine Corps for 4 yrs. from 1966 - 1970 and U.S. Air Force for 22 yrs. from 1971 - 1993
Jon King
Jon King
Class of 1960
Army, 8 Years

Captain US Army Corps of Engineers served 18 months Commanding Officer of 68th Engineers from France via Germany to Fort Bliss, Texas. Retired 1973, Permanent Captain
Joseph Baumgart
Joseph Baumgart
Class of 1973
Navy, 16 Years

Nuclear Operator. Work Center Supervisor
Kim Spaulding
Kim Spaulding
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted in July 1980, Commissioned in December 1992, Retired in January 2001
Leah Sue Gregg Giddings
Leah Sue Gregg Giddings
Class of 1958
Navy, 8 Years

Navy Nurse Corps 1962 through 1970
USNH Oakland, Station Hospital Naples, Italy,USNH Corpus Christi, USNH Orlando
Lieutenant Commander NC USN
Lee
Lee
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Air Force Russian Linguist- 7 years, Army AH-64 Apache Instructor - 13 years, Retired CW3. Desert Storm, Bosnia, Croatia.
Leon Richard Valdez
Leon Richard Valdez
Class of 1964
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

28 yrs US Army Reserve/490th CA
Mark Klinger
Mark Klinger
Class of 1989
Navy, 19 Years

Mark has complete 19 years of active duty Navy and will be retiring approx June 1, 2009. He is stationed in Oklahoma City with TACAMO at Tinker AFB.
Mike Runnels
Mike Runnels
Class of 1977
Navy, 18 Years

Duty stations include: Diego Garcia, U.S.S. Saratoga, U.S.S. Forrestal, NAS Kingsville TX, U.S.S. Nimitz, NAS Atsugi Japan, U.S.S. Carl Vinson. Jobs: Flight deck Supervisor, Fuels Divison, Fuels Supervisor Atsugi Joint Use Base, Site Evaluation, Iwo Jima Japan.
Awards: Navy Achievment medal 3 gold stars, Good Conduct medal, Meritorius Unit citation, Overseas service citation, Sea service citation, Cold War service citation.
Milton PAUL Smith
Milton PAUL Smith
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served from May 18, 1967 to July 1, 1991 (Vietnam and Desert Storm Vet). Served as both Enlisted (SSgt) until 1971 then graduated from OCS and served as an Information (now Public Affairs) in NC, CO, FL, AK, HI, Germany, Australia and other fine places including 12 years at The U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs CO. Now retired and living in Brooklyn NY.
Pamela A Peoples
Pamela A Peoples
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

I was an HR specialists who spent 3 years in England, lived in a tent in Saudi Arabia, and a hotel in Spain! Love it
Randy Rhodes
Randy Rhodes
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 4 Years

served in Veitnam....Chu Lai...Da Nang-1969
Rebekah (Spooner) Kirkland
Rebekah (Spooner) Kirkland
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF Active duty for 11 yrs and USAFR for 13 yrs. Retired.
Robert C. Culp
Robert C. Culp
Class of 1958
Air Force, 5 Years

Served as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer with Strategic Air Command at Lincoln AFB, Nebraska, Tactical Air Command in Vietnam. and Air Training Command at Randolph AFB, TX. Recipient of the Bronze Star Medal and Air Force Commendation Medal. Resigned commission as a Captain and served as a Liaison Officer for the Air Force Academy as a reserve assignment.
Roberta Lindhorst
Roberta Lindhorst
Class of 1991
Navy, 14 Years

US Coast Guard 91-95
US Navy from 1998-2007
USS George Washington CVN73 1998-2002
USS Cole DDG67 2002-2004
Ronald Williams
Ronald Williams
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

NAS Memphis, TN 1967-1968
NAS Beeville, TX 1968 - 1969 VT-26
NATTC Millington, TN 1969 - 1970
NS Roosevelt Roads, PR 1970 - 1973 VC-8
NS Rota, Spain 1973 - 1976 VR-24
NS Roosevelt Roads, PR 1977- 1980 VC-8
NAS Agana, Guam 1980 - 1981 VQ-3
NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii 1981 -1983 VQ-3
NATTC Millington, TN 1983 - 1988 Avionics Instructor
Roy John Alexander
Roy John Alexander
Class of 1966
Army, 16 Years

Electronics tech. He served in Vietnam, Germany, and in US. He was a Warrant Officer when he took medical retirement because of systemic illness from being sprayed with agent orange in Vietnam. During his time in service Roy was awarded the Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters; the National defense Service Medal; the Good Conduct Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters with Clasp; the army service Ribbon; the Overseas Service Ribbon; the Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Bronze Stars; the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry with Palm.
Roy L. Spann, Jr.
Roy L. Spann, Jr.
Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years

Proudly served in USAF in Okinawa, Japan, as an Airborn Voice Intercept Operator and in Plattsburg, NY, as an Alert Facility Controller.
Steven Mask
Steven Mask
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

One long hot tour of duty in sunny South America.
Willard L. Johnson
Willard L. Johnson
Class of 1959
Navy, 14 Years

IC Electrician/Gyro repairman
Wounded in Viet Nam and retaired from the navy
medically

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