Amarillo High School Alumni

Amarillo, Texas (TX)

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

Aaron Atkin
Aaron Atkin
Class of 1993
Army, 5 Years

E-5. 98G Russian
Arland A. Jones
Arland A. Jones
Class of 1953
Army, 20+ Years

Colonel, US Army (Retired)
Bart Harris
Bart Harris
Class of 1955
Army, 2 Years

alr traffic controler simmons army airfield ft, bragg north carilona
Billy Joe Oakley
Billy Joe Oakley
Class of 1954
Army, 2 Years

2 years served, with TDY duty. Trained Ft Chaffey, AK. Stationed at Chicago.
Bryan Gray
Bryan Gray
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Military Intelligence Officer 6 Combat Tours featured in several books, magazines, and documentaries regarding the capture of Saddam Hussein.
Charles Jeffress
Charles Jeffress
Class of 1944
Navy, 3 Years

Pacific Area in WWII
Recalled to duty for Korean war
Eric C Smith
Eric C Smith
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Served as an Army Ranger also performed duties as a Drill Sergeant and several other assignments to include Scout/Sniper Platoon Sergeant
Feliz  Andrews
Feliz Andrews
Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years

Korean Linguist for Military Intelligence
Frank Taylor
Frank Taylor
Class of 1950
Air Force, 20+ Years

Fighter pilot , Lt Colonel, active service1954-1979, USAF Tactical Air Command and RAF. DFC, MSM,Brnz Star, Air Medals
Frank Taylor
Frank Taylor
Class of 1950
Air Force, 20+ Years

Fighter pilot, flew F-4 Phantom ll fighters with the RAF out of RAF Alconbury,UK. Retired Austin Tx
Jay Graham
Jay Graham
Class of 1952
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Korean Veteran, 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division.
"Once a Marine, Always a Marine" (See photo)
Joshua Starkey
Joshua Starkey
Class of 2002
Army, 10 Years

Josh has served 10 years in the army and is a veteran of the Iraq war. He was awarded both the Army CommendationMedal with Valor and the Purple Heart for his actions in combat.
Karla Simpson
Karla Simpson
Class of 1978
Air Force, 2 Years

Admin Specialist
Kent Straley
Kent Straley
Class of 2004
Navy, 8 Years

Avionics Tech for F/A-18's. Earned Naval Achievement Medal and served as a maintenance supervisor during operation Tomodachi
Lee C. McNeil
Lee C. McNeil
Class of 1971
Navy, 17 Years

Naval pilot, helos and fixed wing, medically grounded in 1992 and medically discharged in 1993
Lee McNeil
Lee McNeil
Class of 1971
Navy, 17 Years

Vanderbilt University NROTC grad 1975, flight school 1/76, Navy Pilot (helicopters and fixed-wing multi-engine), medically grounded 10/92 and honorably/medically discharged 4/93 at the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
Lee McNeil
Lee McNeil
Class of 1971
Navy, 17 Years

17+ years as a navy officer, helicopter & fixed wing pilot, medically grounded 10/92, and medically discharged 04/93 at the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
Leslie R. Albright
Leslie R. Albright
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

I started as a mechanic then went to a logistic specialist. After that I became an instructor on the becoming of an NCO. I then became a manager.
Michael Rogers
Michael Rogers
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

20 Years of honest and faithfull service
Mike Long
Mike Long
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

Gunners mate - US Navy

Classmates Spotlight

Amarillo High School Classmates

Mariion Simmons
Class of '52

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School News

class of 1969 Tina Gae Bourassa

Died from kidney cancer 12/20/2010 in Albuquerque, NM. She had two sons, a Marine Officer, Marcus and Rip Williams a ph...
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Our Amarillo 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 Amarillo High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Amarillo are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!