Military Alumni

Military 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

A.J. WATSON Class of 1990
Army, 3 Years
combat engineer / bridge crewmember (also served 4 years USMC - engineer heavy equipment operations)
Andrew A. Jaufre Jr.
Andrew A. Jaufre Jr. Class of 1977
Army, 4 Years
SPC4 74f (Sr. Programmer/Analyst)
Bruce Adams
Bruce Adams Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 18 Years
Anti-Terrorism/Chem, Bio, Radiation & Nuclear Officer. 4th Marine Division
Cheryl Wolfe-Ruiz
Cheryl Wolfe-Ruiz Class of 1984
National Guard, 20+ Years
6 years Active Duty Air Force 10 years Air Force Reserve 7 years Army National Guard
Clarence Barron
Clarence Barron Class of 1974
Air Force, 15 Years
12.5 yrs. electronic technician 3 years resource management. Stationed at Keesler AFB, MS, Griffiss AFB, NY, Zweibruecken, Germany, Robins AFB, GA, Scott AFB, IL, Ramstein, Germany and Dyess AFB,TX. I've been to the Middle East twice, Greenland, England, Panama and Honduras and too many states to list here.
Craig Meyer
Craig Meyer Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
Have served 24 years in the Army Reserve and National Guard and going strong. Highlight was deploying as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003.
Darrell Howard
Darrell Howard Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years
Medical Administrative Specialist 1983-1987 Air Cargo Specialist 1987-1993
Darrell Howard
Darrell Howard Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years
Served as a Medical Administrative Specialist from 1983 - 1987, crossed trained to Air Cargo from 1987 until retirement.
David Galland
David Galland Class of 1983
Army, 11 Years
airborne medic
Frank Flores
Frank Flores Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
He reported to Recruit Training Command, Naval Training Center Orlando, FL in March 1986. He went on to Basic Enlisted Submarine School in Groton/ New London CT, and was accepted to the Naval School of Health Sciences in Great Lakes, IL in February 1998 after receiving his Submarine Warfare pin. He served aboard the USS Dallas SSN 700 from 1986-1988, and upon Graduation from Corpsman “A” School served at the Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, VA. He went on to serve as the Junior corpsman aboard the USS MacDonough DDG-39 from 1989-1991 serving during Operation Desert Storm / Desert Shield , USS Tripoli LPH-10 from 1991-1994 serving during Operation Restore Hope (Somalia), Naval School of Health Sciences, San Diego, CA from 1994-1996. He transferred to the Naval Reserve and was assigned to the USS Kitty Hawk Reserve Unit from 1996-1999, NR CVNE 1082 from 1999-2000, to his finial Unit NR NH Pensacola Detachment C ( unit merged due to BRAC) became Operation Health Support Unit from 2000 – Present where he served as Training Petty Officer, Command Career Counselor, Leading Petty Officer and assistant Senior Enlisted Advisor, in the absence of the Senior Chief Petty Officer. Awards: Navy & Marine Corps Achievement Medal – 2, Combat Action Ribbon – 1, Joint Meritorious Unit Award – 1, Navy Unit Commendation – 1, Meritorious Unit Commendation – 1, Navy “E” Ribbon – 1, Good Conduct Medal – 3, Naval Reserve Meritorious Service Medal – 4, National Defense Service Medal – 2, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal – 1, Southwest Asia Service Medal – 4, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal – 1, Humanitarian Service Medal – 1, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon – 3, Coast Guard Special Operation Ribbon – 5, Armed Forced Reserve medal with Bronze Hour Glass, Kuwait Liberation medal – (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal – (Kuwait), Expert Rifleman Medal , Expert Pistol Shot Medal
Frank Nette
Frank Nette Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
XVIII Airborne Corps HQ STARC LAARNG 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized) 155th Separate Armored Brigade (Heavy) 2/198th Armor Battalion 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne) V Corps 1/114th Field Artillery Battalion 81st Infantry Division
Gregory J Peri
Gregory J Peri Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 4 Years
03-51 Anti-Tank Assaultman, Small Boat Coxswain. Bootcamp Feb '90 MCRD San Diego, May '90 San Onafre School Of Infantry Camp Pendleton CA. Assigned to MEUSOC Battalion at Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division Camp Horno (hot oven inland side of coastal range) Camp Pendleton CA. Deployed Feb '91 Operation Desert Shield/Storm Task Force Papa Bear Kuwait Liberation. April '91 met wife on Leave at Pat Obrien's who is from Shiner Texas. Small-Boat Coxswain School Naval Amphibious Base Coronado CA. Demolitions Training 29 Palms CA. Deployed WestPAC '92 with 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operations Capable (MEUSOC) on the USS Duluth LPD-6 with a 5-ship Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). Hawaii, Guam, Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Mombasa Kenya, and Perth Australia. Deployed '93 Okinawa Japan 31st MEUSOC on USS Dubuque LPD-8 with 5-Ship ARG. Sasebo, Yokosuka, Nagasaki, Tokyo, and Hokaido. Anti-Narcotics Mission '94 Lake Meade Arizona. Honorably Discharged Jun '94 to Shiner TX.
Jamie Yrle
Jamie Yrle Class of 2000
Army, 8 Years
dental assistant
Jeff Schlumbrecht
Jeff Schlumbrecht Class of 1991
Air Force, 11 Years
Air Trraffic Controller/Crew Chief
Jeff Schlumbrecht
Jeff Schlumbrecht Class of 1991
National Guard, 11 Years
I'm still in kickin Isalmic terrorist booty!!!!!
Jeff Schlumbrecht
Jeff Schlumbrecht Class of 1991
National Guard, 12 Years
Currently in the 132nd Fighter Wing in Des Moines, IA. Jobs with the military have been Air Traffic Control and F-15 & F-16 Crew Chief.
Jerry Carter
Jerry Carter Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Stationed in Germany, Ft. Lee Va, Korea, Ft. Jackson SC, Korea, Ft. Campbell Ky, Korea and Hunter Army Air Field where I retired from. My MOS was 63 B (Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and 63 S Heavy Wheel Vehicle Mechanic)
Joseph "Joey" M. Mitchell Jr.
Joseph "Joey" M. Mitchell Jr. Class of 1977
Navy, 4 Years
Served from 1980-84. Was a QM2(ESWS) by the time I got out. That's me in the middle of pic.
Juvernia Earl Smith
Juvernia Earl Smith Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years
Avionics Technician on the USS America Aircraft Carrier
Juvernia Earl Smith
Juvernia Earl Smith Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years
Naval Avionics technician - Petty officer 3rd class- Ship's company USS America (CV-66) from 1989 - 1993

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