Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

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
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.
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
Monte F Poindexter
Monte F Poindexter Class of 1952
Army, 8 Years
Patrick N Williams
Patrick N Williams Class of 1963
Navy Reserves, 2 Years
SK3 during Vietnam era
Patrick N. Williams, CPA
Patrick N. Williams, CPA Class of 1963
Navy, 6 Years
US Navy Storekeeper 3rd Class aboard USS Saint Paul, CA-73
Rodney Littau
Rodney Littau Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Military Intelligence
Roy Martin Jordan
Roy Martin Jordan Class of 1942
Coast Guard, 5 Years
Roy served in the the Pacific Theater during WW2..he enlisted right after Pearl Harbor, missing the last semester at AHS but was granted his diploma because of his military service.

Classmates Spotlight

Amarillo High School Classmates

Kathryn Skinner
Class of '86

Alumni Stories

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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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