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

Bill Symonds
Bill Symonds
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years

I was with 2nd Force Recon at Camp Lejeune and Kilo 3/4 3rd MarDiv in Vietnam I Corps) as a rifleman. Commissioned a 2nd Lt. in the Marine Corps Reserve in 1974. SEMPER FI!!
Brian Taylor
Brian Taylor
Class of 2003
Air Force, 7 Years

USAF SSgt Brian Taylor currently stationed at Shaw AFB SC 2W151 Aircraft Armament.
Bud Brant
Bud Brant
Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years

Navy 2nd class Deep Sea Diver
Charles Drake
Charles Drake
Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years

After bootcamp and A School served on the Pre-Comm Unit of the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69. Stayed with her thru Commissioning and her first Med Deployment in Jan 1979, left the Navy & the Ike in May 1980.
Dave Rhoutsong
Dave Rhoutsong
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

28 years Military Service and still going. 4 years Air Force and 24 years full time for the Air National Guard. 3 Tours to Itally, 1 tour to Sicili, 3 tours to kuwait, 1 to Iraq and 1 tour to Afganistan. Currently a Chief Master Sergeant, Superintendent in charge of all A-10C Aircraft Maintenance.
david amones
david amones
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 2 Years

served in viet nam 1966-67
David Luke
David Luke
Class of 1980
Army, 12 Years

Communications. States side, Korea. Army Reserves.
Donald Chubb
Donald Chubb
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Trained as a tracker dog handler. Served with the 196th Light Infantry Brigrade and the 48th Infantry Platoon Scout Dog in DaNamg, Viet Nam
Gary L Cusick
Gary L Cusick
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Still Photographic Camera Specialist. Vietnam Veteran (3/70 - 3/71) as a Combat Photographer.
Gary L Cusick
Gary L Cusick
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Still Photographic Camera Specialist. Vietnam Veteran (3/70 - 3/71) as a Combat Aerial Photographer.
Glenna Wolkins-Hepworth
Glenna Wolkins-Hepworth
Class of 1969
Air Force Reserves, 5 Years

70250-73250 Admin, personnel serving in the 122nd, 163rd Civil Engineering Squadron.
Greg Briney
Greg Briney
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Long Range Radar Tech. After military basic in Texas, assigned: Keesler AFB, MS; Germany; Minn; Philippines; Nevada; Germany; FL; Philippines; Idaho. Retired at 20 yrs as Master Sergeant and taking up space in Michigan.
HN.Benjamin David Rast
HN.Benjamin David Rast
Class of 2006
Navy, 2 Years

KIA April 6th. 2011 In support of operation enduring freedom. Afghanistan
James Albin
James Albin
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Asked for Germany, but wanted Nam, and went to Germany. Tried reverse psychology on the Army but didn't work. Drove M-60 tanks, and acting supply sergeant. Only served 19 months and 2 days. President Nixon got me (and others) out early.
Jeremy L. Pease
Jeremy L. Pease
Class of 1994
Army, 9 Years

Sergeant in the U.S. Army. Presently lives in Washington state.
Jeremy Pease
Jeremy Pease
Class of 1994
Army, 8 Years

Sergeant. Has been deployed to Iraq several times. Lives in Washington state.
jerry Ronald sain
jerry Ronald sain
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Lackland TX Sept. 1967 boot camp
Amarillo TX 1967 Tech School Liquid Fuel Maint.
Columbus OH 1968-1969
Tripoli No. Africa 1969-1970
Sevilla Spain 1970-1971
jerry sain
jerry sain
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Two bases in Texas, San Antonio & Amarillo then Columbus Ohio where our two oldest children were born. Then if you can believe it Tripoli Libya North Africa and then Seville Spain where My wife Nancy and two children joined me.
Jim Parker
Jim Parker
Class of 1967
Army, 8 Years

Vietnam Veteran, CIB awarded, Airborne, 1st Calvary Airborne/Airmobile. Now disabled from Agent Orange exposure.
Mark Ackerson
Mark Ackerson
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Airborne Ranger - LRRP
70=71 Vietnam combat veteran

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Class of '71

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Brandywine Baseball Alumni game

October 22, 10-noon up on the hill we will have our 2nd annual baseball alumni game. We will honor past players and esp...
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Our Brandywine 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 Brandywine High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Niles are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!