Auburndale High School Alumni

Auburndale, Florida (FL)

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

Andy Brehm
Andy Brehm
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

SFC Retired (2000). Service in Europe, Asia, and Latin America as well as CONUS, primarily as a Counterintelligence Special Agent.
Bill Myers
Bill Myers
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

GO ARMY!
Caroline J. Mathew
Caroline J. Mathew
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

It was an honor serving my country.
Charles Dawson
Charles Dawson
Class of 1989
Navy, 9 Years

Data Systems Technician (DS); served on two ships; spent 19 months in Persian Gulf
Chris Stiles
Chris Stiles
Class of 2004
Army, 5 Years

Unmanned Aerial System (Drone) Operator / Instructor Pilot.
Col. Edward Fienga
Col. Edward Fienga
Class of 1982
Air Force, 19 Years

Air Force Space Command
Daniel Dennis Swing II
Daniel Dennis Swing II
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy since September 15, 1987,
Stationed RTC Great Lakes, IL
Stationed USS Bagley FF 1069 San Diego
Stationed USS Carl Vinson CVN 70
Stationed USS Rainier AOE 7
Stationed USS Momsen DDG 92
Recruitng Tulsa OK
Naval Brig Puget Sound
David Braddock
David Braddock
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Currently serving as an active duty CWO4 over 26 years.
David Goodell
David Goodell
Class of 1988
Army, 17 Years

I was an Army SGT but now I am going to OCS to be an officer!
David Goodell
David Goodell
Class of 1988
Army, 17 Years

Was in Desert Storm and have been in/out 3 times since. Currently about to attend OCS to be an officer.
David Kelley
David Kelley
Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years

1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood,TX
Dwight Blanchard
Dwight Blanchard
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Worked as a Radar repairman, Communications shift supervisor, Instructor and First Sergeant. Served in Korea and the US.
Geoffrey Love
Geoffrey Love
Class of 1984
National Guard, 20+ Years

Hello Bloodhounds,

I've been soldiering in the Regular Army and National Guard for 22 years, as an NCO and an officer. I highly recommend the experience. - GL
James Marcinek
James Marcinek
Class of 1987
Army, 2 Years

Basic/AIT at Ft. Benning GA, Airborne school at Ft. Benning GA, RIP with 75th Ranger Regiment and final duty station Ranger Training Brigade (Task Force Desert and 4th RTBn)
Jerry Conner
Jerry Conner
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Security Police. Served 22 years and loved it.
Jerry Herndon
Jerry Herndon
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served almost 24 years loving every minute. Now retired and teaching middle school Social Studies.
Jimmy Mills
Jimmy Mills
Class of 1976
Army, 23 Years

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Joe David Cox
Joe David Cox
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Naval Chief
Joe David Cox Jr
Joe David Cox Jr
Class of 1975
Navy, 20 Years

Retired RMC(AW) after 20 years of active service. Flew with Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadrons 3 and 4. Spent 4 years in Rota Spain.
John York
John York
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

22 yrs. MSGT Retired.
Joseph C. (Neil) Smith
Joseph C. (Neil) Smith
Class of 1972
Army, 11 Years

I served in the US Army in Turkey, Korea, Texas and Georgia. My Mos consisted as a Medic, Chaplain Assistant and Master Fitness Trainer. I left the service in 1994 as a Staff Sargent.
LAURA ANN AYERS CORNELISON
LAURA ANN AYERS CORNELISON
Class of 1975
Coast Guard, 18 Years

US COAST GUARD RESERVE, GULF STRIKE TEAM (HAZ-MAT). CALLED TO ACTIVE DUTY 9-11-2001. WORKED AT THE WORLD TRADE CENTER, FOR A YEAR. ALSO WORKED OIL SPILLS, AND US EPA HOT SPOT CLEAN-UP. RETIRED MEDICAL (NOT SERVICE RELATED) OCT. 2004 (18YRS 9MONS).
Melvin Webb
Melvin Webb
Class of 1948
Navy, 4 Years

Submarine Service, mostly in Key West, FL
Michael (Mickey) Harrison
Michael (Mickey) Harrison
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Commissioned 2LT, Infantry, ROTC, Florida State Univ. Completed Infantry and Intelligence School. Advisor in Vietnam, 1972-1973. Completed Command & General Staff College and Army War College. Military Assistant to Assistant Secretary of Defense. Member of Congresssional Commission on Roles and Missions of the Armed Forces. Advisor to Commander, US Army Forces Command. Decorations include Silver Star, Bronze Star, Defense Superior Service Medal, Air Medal, Combat Infantry Badge.
Mike Miller
Mike Miller
Class of 1984
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Transporation and Maintenance,
2 tours to Iraq, Now train troops going over
to the sand box.
Nora Aron
Nora Aron
Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years

Entered the Army in October '89. Places I have been include: Colorado, Georgia, Germany, Iraq, South Carolina, Texas, Turkey, Virgina and Washington. I am a Radiology Technician.
Rachel King
Rachel King
Class of 1997
Navy, 9 Years

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USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), 1999-2003
Naval Station Mayport, Florida, 2003-2007
Rebeca Michel
Rebeca Michel
Class of 1993
Air Force, 11 Years

Munitions Systems Craftsman, Munitions Systems Instructor, and Munitions Administration. I served both overseas and stateside and loved every minute of it. Working on all those bombs paid it's toll and I am currently retired.
Regon Hall
Regon Hall
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

Aircraft Maintenance
Robert Bud Porter
Robert Bud Porter
Class of 1967
Navy, 2 Years

Navy Corpsman
Robert C Wilkerson
Robert C Wilkerson
Class of 2011
Army, 6 Years

In the Army right after high school not been to bad of a life lived.
Robert E Nassko
Robert E Nassko
Class of 1966
Air Force, 5 Years

Aircraft maintaince
Stacey Stiles
Stacey Stiles
Class of 2005
Navy, 4 Years

Operation's Specialist Second Class
Stephen Grimes
Stephen Grimes
Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years

HR SPC
Thomas Brown
Thomas Brown
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

I joined the Air Force along with David Byrd. We did this to get our education and to keep from going to Vietnam...100% accurate for David...50% for me (though I did get my education).

Those 20 years were great! I met the most wonderful people is the most amazing parts of the world.

No regrets...not one.
William W. Vaughan
William W. Vaughan
Class of 1948
Air Force, 12 Years

Captain--Served in England and Morroco plus USA in Georgia and Virginia. Reserves 8 years in Huntsville, Ala.
William W. Vaughan, Ph.D.
William W. Vaughan, Ph.D.
Class of 1948
Air Force, 12 Years

Four years active duty during Korean War period. Eight years in reserves. Captain
William Walton Vaughan
William Walton Vaughan
Class of 1948
Air Force, 12 Years

Four years active service (Georgia/England/Morroco/Virginia) and eight years in reserves. Staff Weather Officer. Separated from service in 1963 as a Captain

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