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

Goff W Rice
Goff W Rice
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Served in the 24th Ind Div, 1st Infi Div , Ohio National Guard, Mighigan National Guard, Rhode Island National Guard all from 1969 until 1993
Hershel LeMaster
Hershel LeMaster
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined Air Force June 1980 - Retired Nov 2012
James Willis Jr
James Willis Jr
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Served on Active duty for 23 years in the Maintenance career field before retiring. All in Germany and Italy. Including UN Duty in Macedonia.
Gulf War veteran, Peace keeping missions in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Jason Gardner
Jason Gardner
Class of 2005
Air Force, 2 Years

I think he is done with the military but I'm not sure.
Jason Schonauer
Jason Schonauer
Class of 2002
National Guard, 5 Years

Joined in 2002 after graduation. Deployed to Iraq September 2005 and returned November 2006.
Jason Swart
Jason Swart
Class of 2004
Navy, 3 Years

Currently living in Virginia
Jess Van Tom
Jess Van Tom
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

I was a U46250 weapons loader on the F-4 and F-111D aircraft. From May 1972 to June 1976. Stationed at Lackland AFB, TX,Lowry AFB, CO,Cannon AFB,NM,RAF Bentwaters/Woodbridge England and Aviano AB, Italy. Discharged as E-4, Sargent June 76
Jim Martin
Jim Martin
Class of 1989
Air Force, 15 Years

Enlisted in 1990 , seperated in 1996 to pursue B.S. in Biology. Re-entered in 2000...Officer Training School, currently a captain stationed in San Antonio, TX
Jim Martin II
Jim Martin II
Class of 1989
Air Force, 20+ Years

Jim and his wife Chris are both serving in the Airforce. They both have just been promoted to major and are currently stationed at Aviano airforce base in Italy. Both he and Chris just returnd back to italy after there 3rd deployment to Iraq. Glad they are both home safe and sound!!
Keith Shiltz
Keith Shiltz
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

Durin my 24 years in the Navy I traveled around the world 2 times, visited 32 countries and I have been to 26 states.
Kyle Cooley
Kyle Cooley
Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years

USAF SSgt
Laura Rene' Canterbury
Laura Rene' Canterbury
Class of 2002
Air Force, 4 Years

United States AirForce stationed in Tinker AFB Oklahoma City Oklahoma.
Michael D. Hire
Michael D. Hire
Class of 1993
National Guard, 14 Years

Been with the 2-174th Air Defence Artillery Battalion, for the Ohio Army National Guard since 93, and I am currently serving on Active Duty in Washington DC.
Michael W. Canterbury Jr.
Michael W. Canterbury Jr.
Class of 2000
Air Force, 7 Years

United States AirForce Stationed in Lakenheath AFB England
Nathan
Nathan
Class of 2009
Army, 8 Years

4 years active service
4 year reserves
Served as an infantryman, stationed in Germany served with 172nd infantry Germany , 228 infantry Germany , first cav infantry division Killeen Texas ,
Also with 101st out of Fort Knox Kentucky.
Now I am a working Forman for Thompson’s concrete construction.
Nolan Johnson
Nolan Johnson
Class of 2004
National Guard, 1 Years

Currently serving in the Army National Guard. Will complete training this summer in Oklahoma and Missouri.
Rachel Tribe
Rachel Tribe
Class of 1996
Navy, 4 Years

Was stationed on the USS John F. Kennedy CV-67 currently living in Jacksonville Florida.
RICHARD BROOKS
RICHARD BROOKS
Class of 1981
Navy, 6 Years

NAVCAMS MED, Naples Italy 1982 - 1985
USS Luce Mayport Fla 1985 - 1988
Richard Hixson
Richard Hixson
Class of 2005
Navy, 2 Years

Currently stationed on the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier docked in Norfolk, VA for a nuclear overhaul. I work on the flight deck of the carrier.
Rob Bolin
Rob Bolin
Class of 1989
National Guard, 18 Years

Airfield Manager Forbes Field Topeka, KS.

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