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

Andre Xavier Washington
Andre Xavier Washington
Class of 1996
Army, 12 Years

U.S Army
Benjamin O. Gerlach
Benjamin O. Gerlach
Class of 1998
Air Force, 9 Years

07/1998 - 321TRS, Lackland AFB AFB, TX
Beverley (BJ) Terry (Brothers)
Beverley (BJ) Terry (Brothers)
Class of 1973
Army, 22 Years

Finance Officer, 22yrs of service. Spent time in Honduras, Germany and many stateside assignments!
Charles Burton Jr
Charles Burton Jr
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Retired in 1989.
Christina Coston
Christina Coston
Class of 1991
Air Force, 20+ Years

Completed two tours in Iraq Operation Iraq Freedom and two tours in Afghanistan Operation Enduring Freedom/ISAF. Participated in Operation Northern Watch and Operation Southern Watch.
Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Transportation Movements Specialist
Clarence A Lawson, Sr.
Clarence A Lawson, Sr.
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

I was a Communications Specialist, Served in South Korea 68' - 69', Last assignment Fort Lee VA, In charge of Cripto-Machines Maintenance & The Cripto Vault.
Dave Armitage
Dave Armitage
Class of 1973
Navy, 34 Years

Served as a Surface Warfare Officer on a variety of ships, including some that were nuclear powered, as I was also a nuclear engineer. Blessed to have had three command tours.
Diane Hawley Farrow
Diane Hawley Farrow
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Army Reserve 2001 after 20 years of service both active duty and reserve duty combined.
Frank W Merritt
Frank W Merritt
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Supply Corps Officer; Specialities: Aviation, Nuclear Weapons, and Computer Systems. Ships: USS Enterprise, USS Northampton, and USS Claude V. Ricketts. Taught at U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.
Frederick W. James, Jr.
Frederick W. James, Jr.
Class of 1972
Air Force, 10 Years

Security Police Supervisor
gary smith
gary smith
Class of 1969
Air Force, 8 Years

air passenger specialist
George Bernard SPence
George Bernard SPence
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Purple Heart,VIetnam
George Gibbs
George Gibbs
Class of 1965
Army, 1 Years

I was drafted in September 69, Vietnam February 70, wounded April 70, retired December 70
right machine gunner
George Gibbs
George Gibbs
Class of 1965
Army, 1 Years

I was drafted in September 69 into the Army. I had 2 months of basic training, 2 months advance training. Arrived in Vietnam February 1970 and lost my right arm April 70. And in December 1970 I was medically retired from the Army.
Herman Hawkins
Herman Hawkins
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Retired 2001
Jaime T. Bass
Jaime T. Bass
Class of 2013
Army, 8 Years

Post graduating Booker T. Jaime Attended Norfolk State University where he commissioned into the United States Army as an Infantry Officer and Later transitioned into the Signal Corps.
Jeffery Spradling
Jeffery Spradling
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 12 Years

Marine Corps , 12 years
Jerry L. Adams Sr.
Jerry L. Adams Sr.
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Security Police( Security Forces) 1967-1989
USAF Honor Guard, Vietnam Vet. Assigned to Bolling AFB, Bein Hoa AB, Pleiku AB Vietnam,
Langley AFB, Ubon AB Thailand, Minot AFB and Retired Nellis AFB Nevada Oct 1 1989.
Jimmie Wilson
Jimmie Wilson
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam Veteran
Kathleen Denise Snively Theisen
Kathleen Denise Snively Theisen
Class of 1984
Air Force, 3 Years

Imagery Interpreter/Intelligence serving in Zweibrucken, Germany. Got out in 1990 due to military offering "early outs" for reduction in force and also to start a family. Great memories from my time serving.
Kathleen Denise Snively Theisen
Kathleen Denise Snively Theisen
Class of 1984
Air Force, 3 Years

Imagery Interpreter/Intelligence serving in Zweibrucken, Germany. Got out in 1990 due to military offering "early outs" for reduction in force and also to start a family. Great memories from my time serving.
Keith Braswell
Keith Braswell
Class of 1971
Air Force, 6 Years

Sgt, USAF Vietnam Era Veteran. Medical Admin Specialist. USAF Hosp Yokota AB, Japan.
Keith C. Braswell
Keith C. Braswell
Class of 1971
Air Force, 6 Years

I served as a personnel specialist, security police, and a medical administrative specialist overseas at Yokota AB, Japan.
Kenneth L Sams
Kenneth L Sams
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20 Years

Air Force Retired
Served all over the United States and Overseas
Lcp George Spence
Lcp George Spence
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Rifeman,received purple Heart fought in the VIetNam war.
linda (puryear) mclaurin
linda (puryear) mclaurin
Class of 1971
Army, 6 Years

served stateside my entire time. i was a computer operator at the military personell center in alexandria va, and did reserve training in fort sam houston for medic. 1978-1981 active duty and 1986 in reserve in norfolk.
Micah Martin
Micah Martin
Class of 1978
Army, 14 Years

Served
Michael Briales
Michael Briales
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

Retired from the Army with 21 years of service. Stationed at Fort Bragg, NC. Duty stations in Korea. Deployment to Desert Shield/Storm, 3 tours Afghanistan, 1 tour Iraq.
Michael Briales
Michael Briales
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

I was stationed at Fort Bragg, Korea. Deployed to Desert Storm, OEF, OIF.
Michael J Harris
Michael J Harris
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Soldier; Officer and gentleman
Michael J. Harris, Colonel (retired)
Michael J. Harris, Colonel (retired)
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Proud to have served.
Mitzi Jones
Mitzi Jones
Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years

I served 4 years
Patrick Jordan
Patrick Jordan
Class of 1989
Navy, 3 Years

Fireman
Randolph Freeman
Randolph Freeman
Class of 1971
Army, 24 Years

Retired Master Sergeant 1974-1998
Fort Bragg, NC
Randolph Freeman
Randolph Freeman
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Assistant Inspector General
Randolph Freeman
Randolph Freeman
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Retired in June 1998 as Master Sergeant from Fort Bragg, NC. Gulf War Veteran Sept 1990/1991
Richard Molitas
Richard Molitas
Class of 1988
Army, 28 Years

1991-2019 ODS/ OEF/
OIF/ OIR
ROBERT JAMES
ROBERT JAMES
Class of 1985
Air Force, 10 Years

SECURITY POLICE 87-97
Roland earl Whitley sr
Roland earl Whitley sr
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 11 Years

Stationed in Norfolk,sea duty on the use John f Kennedy.Stationed at Quantico marine base ,drill instructor at officer candidate school

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Class of '86

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