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
ALAN B.BINEGAR Class of 1979
Navy, 5 Years GREATLAKES RTC, BEE SCHOOL,MERIDIAN MISS., CARRIER QUAL USS DD EISENHOWER CVN 69 THROUGH DEC 1984
Bob Beerbower Class of 1968
Air Force, 6 Years C-141 pilot flying out of Norton AFB CA, mostly to Southeast Asia
Bradley C. Palmer Class of 1987
Army, 17 Years Served in Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom in reconnaissance. Currently, active duty with the North Carolina National Guard for mobilization to Iraq in the near future. Serving as senior scout and instructor.
Bruce Hill Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years Aircraft Mechanic on C-133s and C-130s, one tour in Southeast Asia including Vietnam.
Charles gumbus Class of 1996
Air Force, 9 Years Stationed in Turkey with a follow on of Aviano AB, Italy in 2008. Other previous bases, Langley, VA, Andersen, Guam, Wright Pat, OH, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt.
Charlie Hall Class of 2000
Air Force, 10 Years Currently stationed in Alaska.
Cindy Snider Class of 1988
Air Force, 8 Years US Air Force
Daniel Gray Sr Class of 1987
Navy, 19 Years Stationed at NAS Norfolk VA as a SAR instructor. Has served in Operation Desert Storm, Somolia, Kosovo, Operation enduring freedom and Global War on Terroism.
Donald Shriver Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years US Army ER nurse. Member of a Combat Support Hospital. Completed combat tour in Kosovo as OIC of the ICU
Gary Ash Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired in 2011 (28 Years) after enlisting in 1983. Served at the following locations: Bergstrom AFB, (Austin) TX, Honduras, RAF Chicksands, UK, Zweibruken, GE, Little Rock, AR, France (Operation Joint Forge). Now serving as a DoD civilian at Travis AFB, CA.
Glen Freeman Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 3 Years Missing in Action in Vietnam 1968. Loved to wrestle, box, play basketball at Maple Lake court.
Gregory Brown, MAJ EN USAR (ret.) Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years 1971-2007. Basic Trng FLW MO 62J20 Gen Const Mach Opr Course, WVARNG, OCS NYARNG, Engineer Officer Basic Course (Commandant's Award), Engr Officer Advanced Course, Command & General Staff Officer Course, Company Cdr Combat Engr Bridge Company
jack metheny Class of 1960
Navy, 12 Years served in navy, met and worked for jack for two years in japan, wifes name was gayno. would like to know how he's doing
Jerry Brown Class of 1985
Army, 14 Years Went in august 1986 to Ft. Dix, N.J., then went to Ft. Belvoir for AIT, Hanau, Germany in 1987-1988, Ft. Benning, Ga. 1989-90. Iraq (Gulf War) aug. 8, 1990-april 1, 1991, Ft. Benning, Ga. 1991-92, Muenster, Germany 1992-1994, Darmstadt, Germany 1995, Ft. Benning, Ga. 1995-1997, worked 1996 Olympic games and para-olynpic games, Camp Casey, Korea 1997-98, WV national guard 1998-2000.
Jerry Zingg Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Retired after 22 years of service.
Jim Baker Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years SSG with 1st Infantry Division, 2nd Bn, 28th Bde, Recon platoon based out of Lai Khe Viet Nam.
John A Elder Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Gysgt Beruit,Gulf war Veteran
John Clark Class of 2008
Army, 2 Years Currently deployed. Undisclosed location in Afghanistan. Served almost two full years in the 300th Chemical Company for the duration of junior and senior years.
John Lough Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years Infantry Officer, Battalion Commander, 2nd Armored Division
Jonathan Kelchner Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years NAS Pensacola, USS Coronado (AGF-11), NATTC Memphis, NAS Atlanta, NAS New Orleans, NAR Memphis, Naval Aviation Depot Jacksonville, AIMD Jacksonville, NADEP Orlando, NAR Lubbock, NOSC Orlando
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Tim Gocke class of 67
I have written a memoir called--Number Twelve Son: An Outside Shot. There are many stories during my younger years in Br...