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

Allen McMichael
Allen McMichael Class of 1985
Navy, 8 Years
AW aircrew on H-3 and H-60's. Deployed oboard USS America and USS Roosevelt.
Alvah R. Crawford
Alvah R. Crawford Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
Security police
Bryce Sheffler
Bryce Sheffler Class of 1968
Navy, 1 Years
san diego
calven reeve
calven reeve Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
was stationed in washington DC 1965
calven reeve
calven reeve Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
stationed in washington DC
Christopher Coyne
Christopher Coyne Class of 1998
Air Force, 9 Years
Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Craftsman
DONALD RAYMOND
DONALD RAYMOND Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years
Primarily submarine service
George C. Claypool
George C. Claypool Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
served three years in then known as ASA now AIS
Herbert Kurtz
Herbert Kurtz Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years
Retired after 21 years of service as an E8/ MSG. Tours included Hawaii, New York,Texas, Greece, Kansas, Tailand, Japan, Korea, Bosnia, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Jack Mitchell
Jack Mitchell Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as a "Fightin Bulldog" from Athens.
Jack Mitchell
Jack Mitchell Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years
Best Thing that ever happened was going into the Navy.
James Canning
James Canning Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 17 Years
James left Athens in 1980 to Join the Marines. He received his Diploma in 1981. He served 3 tours overseas including 1 in Beirut Lebanon. He joined the Army National Guard in 1990. In 2003 he was activated for duty in Jordan and then combat in Ar-Ramadi Iraq from 2003 to 2004. Due to injuries in Iraq, he left the Army for the last time in May 2006. He now owns a armed security agency.
Joe Kinsman
Joe Kinsman Class of 1985
Navy, 4 Years
Submarine
John Mitchell
John Mitchell Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years
Served in many theaters on land and 14 ships
Joseph Robbins
Joseph Robbins Class of 1990
Navy, 11 Years
Six years in submarines as a nuclear-field machinist's mate. Five years in a variety of surface ships as a surface warfare officer.
Ken Curtis
Ken Curtis Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years
A Gunner's Mate who served honorable for 1984 to 2007. Served in Italy for two years, completed 8 deployments over sea(one in support of operation Dessert Storm). Retired as a Chief Petty Officer in Sep 2007.
MANVILLE HUNTER
MANVILLE HUNTER Class of 1979
Air Force, 8 Years
4392 TRANS SQ VANDENBERG AFB .CA. 4 YEARS. 18 COMPONENT REPAIR SQUADRON ,OKINAWA JAPAN. 4 YEARS, HOHNRABLE DISCHARGE 1987, NOW RESIDE IN HOLLYWOOD FLORIDA WITH WIFE AND 3 CHILDREN, SON NOW IN AIR FORCE.
Michael A. Kwasnoski
Michael A. Kwasnoski Class of 1991
Air Force, 13 Years
Michael holds the rank of Major in the US Air Force
Pat Campbell
Pat Campbell Class of 1970
Army, 7 Years
Recovery Specialist: Operated M88 Tank Recovery Vehicle (the vehicle that knocked over Saddam's statute in Iraq) Spent 4 years in Germany, 2 in Colorado. Also served in Maryland and New Mexico
Paul A. Bennett
Paul A. Bennett Class of 1954
Navy, 5 Years
Served in the navy SEABEES as a carpenter. did tours of duty overseas in the Phillapines, Kwajalin Island, Midway Island, and Hawaii Was honorably discharged as a 2nd class builder in 1958

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