Military Alumni

Military 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

Brian S. Dean
Brian S. Dean Class of 1987
Army, 10 Years
Combat Engineer Trumpet Player Automated Supply Specialist
Buford Chidester
Buford Chidester Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Civil Engineering New York air defence sector and radar located in Hofn Iceland
Christopher Dull
Christopher Dull Class of 2006
National Guard, 6 Years
Completed 6 years of service. Multiple MOS's.
Chuck Reed
Chuck Reed Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served in South East Asia during the Viet Nan war as a Combat Engineer with 1st battalion 9th Marines
David Sampson
David Sampson Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Boilerman stationed on ship USS Observation EAG 154 was a missile test ship for the Polaris ICBM missiles on nuclear submarines Home Port Cape Kennedy Florida and operated by the Military Sealift Command from 1966 to 1968
Gary  David Cremeans
Gary David Cremeans Class of 1959
Army, 3 Years
electrician and company clerk
Keith Bailey
Keith Bailey Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft Maintenance Master Sgt Retired 1976
Keslar W. Reeder
Keslar W. Reeder Class of 1951
Air Force, 20+ Years
I was a Personnel Specialist for seven years and than retrained into Radar Operations specializing in Electronic Counter-Countermeasures. Retiring in Aug 1975 as a Master Sergeant.
Michael Green
Michael Green Class of 1989
Army, 14 Years
Camp Shelby, Germany, Afghanistan
Richard L. Lemons
Richard L. Lemons Class of 1988
National Guard, 15 Years
Retired in 2003
Russell A. Morgan
Russell A. Morgan Class of 1974
National Guard, 20+ Years
Russell first joined the Navy after high school. Then joined WV National Guard. He currently is full time National Guard and works at the USPFO in Buckhannon. He has served 38 yrs. in the military and spent a year in Afganistan.
Thomas Hyre
Thomas Hyre Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served in the Marine Corps for 27 years in the infantry. Served in Beirut, and Iraq
Thomas Woodyard
Thomas Woodyard Class of 1983
Air Force, 4 Years
Medical Discharge, Broke Back L4-S1 Spinal Fusion

Classmates Spotlight

Buckhannon-upshur High School Classmates

Lois Almond
Class of '67

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