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

Bruce A. Martin (Tony)
Bruce A. Martin (Tony) Class of 1990
Air Force, 18 Years
Stationed in England, Utah, Okinawa Japan, North Carolina and currently South Carolina
Bryan K. Pittman
Bryan K. Pittman Class of 1996
National Guard, 11 Years
Served 4 yrs. active Army before joining National Guard in 2004. Bryan has attended and graduated from Airborne School, Officers Canadate School, Captain Career Course, Ranger School, Special Forces Selections Course, and the U.S. Army Special Forces Qualification Course, at which time he was awarded the Coveted Green Beret. He is attached to the3rd. Battalion 20th. Special Forces Group based in Ocala Fl. as a Captain and Team Leader. Bryan has done one tour in Iraq and sceduled to leave for Afganistan in Aug. Bryan is married and his wife is a Captain in the U.S. Army. He has one son and his wife is expecting a child in Sept.
Butch Raiford
Butch Raiford Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Air Force Intelligence with NSA in northern Japan across the sea of Japan from Russia. Electronic spying on Russian military before, during and after Cuban Missile Crisis.
Butch Raiford
Butch Raiford Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
USAF Security Service (electronic spying on USSR, etc.) working thru NSA.
Carlton Smart
Carlton Smart Class of 1980
Navy, 8 Years
Persian Gulf War
Carlton Smart
Carlton Smart Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years
Persian Gulf veteran, Navy Sea service medal
Charles T. Heath
Charles T. Heath Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired on july 2, 2004
Claude V. Collins
Claude V. Collins Class of 1971
Army, 6 Years
I served at Ft. Jackson(Basic Training),Korea(1979&80), Ft. Stewart, Ga.,and Georgia National Guards.
David LIttle
David LIttle Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Communications Intelligence Analyst. Tours on Okinawa, Japan; San Vito AS, Italy; Ft. Geo. G. Meade, MD; and two tours in San Antonio, TX. Intel is the family business: eldest son was a morse collector with the USMC 1999-2004 and my middle son is currently serving as an Army intell specialist with the 4th CAB at Ft. Carson, CO.
David Little
David Little Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Communications Analyst. Servered seven years on Okinawa; three years in Italy; additional tours at NSA, Ft. Geo. G. Meade, MD and Joint Electronic Warefare Center, San Antonio, TX.
Dennis Abner
Dennis Abner Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
He went into the Marines after High School. He served our country for 20 Years before retiring.
Dwsayne Surray
Dwsayne Surray Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 13 Years
Grunts all the way!!!
Frank A. Stephens
Frank A. Stephens Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
U. S. Army
GEORGE Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years
george renad thomas
george renad thomas Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years
J. Alan Beasley
J. Alan Beasley Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
USMC Active Duty 3 yrs U.S. Army Active Duty 17 yrs
James L. Williams III
James L. Williams III Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
Servide 20 yrs. in the US Army. Desert Storm (90') and Iraq (03') tour in Honduras, South America, NTC, CA, 101ST Airborne, Ft. Campbell KY, 3RD Armored Division, Gelhausen Germany, NCO Academy, Ft. Rucker AL,
Jason C Dunham
Jason C Dunham Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 16 Years
Jason D. Parker
Jason D. Parker Class of 1992
Navy, 17 Years
USMC Corpsman-to-USN Air Traffic Control
John Douglas Ard (Doug)
John Douglas Ard (Doug) Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years
Served in Vietam, 1st Gulf War, Libya Confrontaton and many operations throughout the world! Retired as Disbursing Clerk 1st Class (SW), Deputy Disbursing Officer!

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