Benjamin Russell High School Alumni

Alexander City, Alabama (AL)

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

Adam Tucker
Adam Tucker
Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years

Currently stationed at Ft. Richardson AK.
Andy Johnson
Andy Johnson
Class of 1978
Navy, 4 Years

Naval Electronic Technician
Anita Pickens Perez
Anita Pickens Perez
Class of 1985
Army, 15 Years

I joined the Army in 1991. I first served as a medic, now as an LPN. I am currently serving in Iraq with the 10th Combat Support Hospital.
AVERY MARTIN
AVERY MARTIN
Class of 1990
Army, 18 Years

SERGEANT FIRST CLASS IN THE ARMY, SPECIALIZING IN FIELD ARTILLERY.
Barry L Taylor
Barry L Taylor
Class of 1977
Air Force, 4 Years

Retired from the USAF
Barry L Taylor
Barry L Taylor
Class of 1977
Air Force, 4 Years

Radar technician on F-15 and F-16. 1981-1985
Retired in 1987 (medical disability)
Bill Smith
Bill Smith
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF Electronics Technician Stationed in Germany, England, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Italy and the USA.
bren mahan
bren mahan
Class of 2006
Army, 4 Years

632 mct 101st airborne division fort campbell, ky
Cam Lankford
Cam Lankford
Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years

Cam joined the National Guard after graduating high school. Since then, he served in Iraq for one year and is currently a recruiter for the NG in Auburn, AL.
Carla Higgins Christian
Carla Higgins Christian
Class of 1981
Army, 4 Years

75D Personnel Records Specialist
Cedric Moten
Cedric Moten
Class of 1992
Army, 20 Years

Retired Army Officer Logistician whom served 20+ years in the Army with multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Chris Butler
Chris Butler
Class of 1989
National Guard, 20+ Years

Over 20 years with 4 years full time. I have been deployed to Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom.
Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
Class of 1987
Army, 22 Years

Retired in 2012 as SFC in the Logistic field. station in Hood, Germany, Huachuca, and last Gordon where I now live .
Desiree Davis
Desiree Davis
Class of 1988
Army Reserves, 4 Years

Commissioned as Captain in the US Army Reserves as a Field Services Veterinarian in 2014.
Ellis Harkins
Ellis Harkins
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Military Intelligence Officer with 23 years
Ellis harkins
Ellis harkins
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Intelligence Officer
Frankie McDaniel French
Frankie McDaniel French
Class of 1988
Navy, 18 Years

I am a Chief Cryptologic Technician Administrator and currently assigned in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Freddie J. Westbrooks
Freddie J. Westbrooks
Class of 1975
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

4 years Regular Army serving in Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, GA and Augsburg, Germany; 9 years Hawaii National Guard; 11 Army Reserve in Vancouver, WA. Retired with the rank of Major.
Horace E. Saffore
Horace E. Saffore
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years

Cryptographic equipment technician.
Retired MSgt.
Jeffery McManus
Jeffery McManus
Class of 1998
Army, 9 Years

He joined a year after highschool and has seen most of the world already. He's lived in Kentucky and Alaska. He has served 3 tours of duty, 2 of which were in Iraq and his 3rd is currently in Afghanistan.
Jenaire R. Ransaw
Jenaire R. Ransaw
Class of 1980
Army, 6 Years

Telecommunication Specialist
Joe Spraggins
Joe Spraggins
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Over 34 years service. Retired in June 2006
Rank Brigadier General
Karl J Petkovich
Karl J Petkovich
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Alabama Army National Guard, U.S. Army Reserves, Active Army: Aviation, Military Police, Ordnance, Force Management. Still serving.
Matt Mathis
Matt Mathis
Class of 1988
Air Force, 15 Years

I graduated from the Air Force Academy in 92 and attended Pilot Training. Currently I fly the RC-26, and have been all over the world. Currently Full Time Air National Guard in Montgomery.
Michael A. Malone
Michael A. Malone
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

35H4
Philip Bradberry
Philip Bradberry
Class of 1976
Air Force, 12 Years

Became an officer through ROTC at Troy State university. Spent 12 years in the Personnel Career field serving in New Mexico, Nevada, Texas and Alaska.
Philip Bradberry
Philip Bradberry
Class of 1976
Air Force, 12 Years

Served in Personnel at Cannon AFB, New Mexiico; Nellis AFB, Nevada; Randolph AFB, Texas; and Eielson AFB, Alaska
Rickey Mann
Rickey Mann
Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years

Currently serving as Flight Chief, Surgical Specialties Clinics.
Robert Lynn Colley
Robert Lynn Colley
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

8 years Active duty in Air Force Joined the Georgia Air National guard in 1988. Deployed to Kandahar in 2005,Bagram 2007 and Balad Iraq in 2009. Currently superintendant of Engineering 202 Engineering Installations Squadron Robins AFB Georgia. Rank of Chief Master Sergeant
Tara (Harkins) McAdoo
Tara (Harkins) McAdoo
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

I joined the Army June 16, 1988. I have achieved the rank of Chief Warrant Officer Four. I am an Electronic Maintenance Technician. I have served in Korea, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Nicaragua, Fort Stewart, Fort Bragg and now Fort Gordon, Georgia where I am the Chief of the Warrant Officer Davison and Instructor/Writer.
Tim Still
Tim Still
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired 1999
Todd Boldin
Todd Boldin
Class of 1987
Air Force, 5 Years

Served in Desert Storm 1991. Enjoyed serving our country and seeing the world.

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Benjamin Russell High School Classmates

David Bailey
Class of '76

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