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

CHARLES L. WEBBER Class of 1970
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Derek Vinson
Derek Vinson Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years
Initially enlisted in the marines then transferred to the army. I was commissioned as an air defense officer then switched to a logistics officer. I have been serving in the military for a total of 21 years..
Mary Towery
Mary Towery Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served 3 years active service, 3 years inactive service. Field Radio operator for 1 year, Legal clerk for 2 years on Camp Pendleton in California. Honorably discharged.
Ricky N Grigg Jr.
Ricky N Grigg Jr. Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 14 Years
I enlisted in September of 2000 and was medically separated in September of 2014. I served as a Ground Electronics Maintenance Tech in the field of Radio Communications. I spent time as on an Inspector - Instructor Staff member, training Marine Corps Reservists and preparing them for combat deployments. Served as Platoon Sergeant, Section Chief, Company Gunnery Sergeant and held an additional MOS of Ground Safety Officer. Locations Served MCAGCC Twentynine Palms CA MCB Camp Lejeune NC ANGLICO West Palm Beach FL MCAS Cherry Point Countries Kuwait Iraq Afghanistan Kyrgyzstan Military Rank Staff Sergeant - June 2008 Sergeant - February 2005 Corporal - July 2003 Lance Corporal - June 2001 Private First Class - December 2000 Military Training • Ground Safety Officer School (MOS 8012): July, 2013 • Occupational Safety and Health Administration Specialist • Senior Enlisted Joint Professional Military Education Course: March, 2011 • The Staff Non-Commissioned Officers Advanced Distance Education Program: February, 2010 • Ground Data / Communications Maintenance Technician Course (MOS 2862): April, 2009 • Advanced Communications-Electronics Maintenance School: October, 2008 • High Risk Personnel Security Escort: April, 2008 • The Staff Non-Commissioned Officers Career Distance Education Program: April, 2007 • Ground Radio Repair (MOS 2841,2844,2846): August, 2001 • Basic Communications-Electronics Maintenance School: April, 2001 • Marine Combat Training: January, 2001 • Marine Corps Recruit Training: December, 2000 Awards • Received Honorable Discharge after 14 years of honest and faithful service. • Awarded (2) Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. • Awarded (4) Marine Corps Good Conduct Medals. • Received National Defense Service Medal • Received Afghanistan Campaign Medal (W/2 Stars) • Received Global War On Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (Kuwait) • Received Global War On Terrorism Service Medal • Awarded Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. • Received NATO Medal-ISAF Afghanistan • Received Presidential Unit Citation Ribbon • Received Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon • Received Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (W/2 Stars) • Awarded (6) Certificates of Appreciation. • Received (18) Letters of Appreciation.
Tim Jones
Tim Jones Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
USMC 1983-1987, Camp Lejuene, NC US Army 1988-2004, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY, 236th MEDEVAC, Landstuhl, Germany, DPTMSEC, Fort Rucker, AL. 3/160th Special OPS, Savannah, GA Combat Tours: Somalia 1993, Bosnia 1996, Afghanistan 2002, Iraq 2003 Awards and Decorations: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorous Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Armed Forces Expiditionary Medal, United Nations Somalia Medal, NATO Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expiditionary Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Superior Unit Award, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation

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Burns High School Classmates

Ricky Grigg, Jr.
Class of '98

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