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

Art Wright
Art Wright Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served from 1966 to 1986, Aircraft Control and Radar (AC&W) field.
Bobby Lee Sharp
Bobby Lee Sharp Class of 1954
Army, 20+ Years
Reported for Active Duty in 1959 and retired in 1979. Various command and staff positions throughout career.
Clarence "Corky" Miller
Clarence "Corky" Miller Class of 1953
Air Force, 6 Years
Graduated Pilot Training Class 56S, Oct 12th, 1956. Served in Iceland, 1958-59, with 57th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron. Subsequently, assigned the Pentagon, 1959-1961, Headquarters Air Force Computer Center. Transferred to Active Reserves, Warner-Robins, Ga, April 15,1961
Don JEWELL Class of 1960
Air Force, 8 Years
duty stations Pentagon,viet-nam,alaska,northern california, andrews AFB,Bowling AFB
Donald B. Waldron
Donald B. Waldron Class of 1950
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Entered Naval Flight Training Aug. 1954, Received Marine Aviator wings and commissioned 2nd. Lt . Feb.1956, discharged in Aug. 1958 after 4 years active duty. Remained in the Reserves for 3 years. Discharged as a Major.
Earl  Blair        ( Baker )
Earl Blair ( Baker ) Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
joined 1974 Viet Nam viet stayed in until 2002 when had heart attack
Gene Honaker
Gene Honaker Class of 1954
National Guard, 20+ Years
Enlisted in Sept 1954 and retired as Chief of Staff, DC Army National Guare, 1991.
John (Doug) Akers
John (Doug) Akers Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Force TACP
John A.E. Dameron
John A.E. Dameron Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
U.S Air Force.
Johnny Mullins
Johnny Mullins Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Retired CW3 Signal Corp.
Larry B. Davidson
Larry B. Davidson Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Plt. Sgt. 12B, Combat Eng., NCOIC Recruiting/Retention.
Lee Hayslette
Lee Hayslette Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years
Quintin Thompson
Quintin Thompson Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Communications & Electronics Served Europe, Southwest Asia ( Gulf War), Western and Southern US
Richard M. Howell
Richard M. Howell Class of 1966
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years
Personnel Specialist Second Class from 1986 to 2006. Served in SIMA NORVA UNIT; NMCB 21 UNIT and COMPHIB GRP TWO
Roger Kibbey
Roger Kibbey Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Infantry - two tours in Vietnam-two tours in Germany - one in Korea and one in Hawaii. Army Drill Sgt. three tours at Ft. Knox Ky.
Ronald L. Holloway
Ronald L. Holloway Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Worked with Sergeant Missile system, Lance Missile system, Operations Specialists, and 1st Sgt of a maintenance company.
Ronnie A. Golden
Ronnie A. Golden Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Worked with the Sergeant Missiile system, Lance Missile system and the MLRS system.
Tammy Prater
Tammy Prater Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Stationed in Germany for 2 years. Main occupation was administration and personnel.
Thomas I Beavers
Thomas I Beavers Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Began as aircraft and helicopter mechanic and aircrewman. Numerous tours abroad and aboard ships. Retired as MGySgt Maintenance Chief in 1989.
Tom Gullett
Tom Gullett Class of 1961
Air Force, 8 Years
Strategic Air Command (SAC) Texas, Kansas, Montana, Michigan, Washington, Guam, Thailand

Classmates Spotlight

Big Creek High School Classmates

Jessica Beckwith
Class of '06

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Pictorial History Book of BCHS, start to finish.

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