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

Alan Place
Alan Place Class of 1997
Air Force, 10 Years
F-15 Eagle Weapons Systems Expediter for the 71st Aircraft Maintenance Unit, 1st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia.
Albert (Buddy) Drauch
Albert (Buddy) Drauch Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 15 Years
Also US Army 15+ years service. Two Combat tours. Probably with more coming.
Arlene F Robbins
Arlene F Robbins Class of 1968
Army, 17 Years
US Army Reserves for 17+ years (still serving !!!!) Recently returned from 18 months in Iraq serving at the TF 399th Combat Support Hospital, COB Speicher
Bruce L Pierce
Bruce L Pierce Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted in Navy Seabees 1/73 - 11/73; AOCS 11/73 - 3/74 Commissioned Navy Air Intelligence Officer 3/15/74; Fighter Squadron VF-103 AIO 11/74 - 9/77; Navy Civil Engineer Corps Officer 11/77 - 2/93; Retired from active duty 2/1/93. Navy Civil Service, GS-12 3/93 to present. Duty Stations included USS Saratoga CV-60; PWC Norfolk, USMC Camp Lejeune, Diego Garcia, Norfolk, VA and USMC MCAS Cherry Point, NC
George H. Young
George H. Young Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined the Air Force Dec 7, 1959 and went to Lackland AFB for 11 weeks. Had to wait for a secret security clearance. Went to San Angelo for six months to go through the intelligence course there. Upon graduation was sent back to San Antonio where I was assigned for three years. Got married in 1963 and left to Zweibrucken, Germany in the spring of 1964 for three years. After that, went back to Headquarters again for two years when I received a remote assignment to Osan Korea in 1969. From there I went back to San Angelo to work as an instructor in the school house where in November 1972, I went to Heidelberg, Germany for four years on an dedicated assignment to support the Army for the National Security Agency. After that I went back to San Antonio where I retired from the Air Force on 30 June 1980. Afterwards, I worked for the VA as a programmer for three years and then went to Fort Sam Houston as a computer specialist where I finally retired from the government on Dec 31, 2011 with over 50 years of government service.
Greg Barrett
Greg Barrett Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Military Police K9, served in Operation Anvil, Kuwait, and was involved with the clean up and aftermath of 911.
Richard W. Haight
Richard W. Haight Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted in 1960, attended Boot Camp and Electronics School at Great Lakes, IL. Sent to Panama for four years and advanced to Electronics Tecnician First Class (E-6) Sent to Purdue University and commissioned an Ensign upon graduationl Stationed aboard USS Raleigh LPD1 in Norfolk VA, post graduate school in Nonterey CA, Destroyer School in Newport RI, USS Robert H. McCard DD-822 in Tampa FL, USS Kalamazoo AOR-6 and Destroyer Squadron 12 in Mayport FL and last duty station was The Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force (now the Central Command) in Tampa FL. Retired in 1982 at the rank of LCDR (O-4)
Robert (Rob) L. Reiff
Robert (Rob) L. Reiff Class of 1965
Army, 6 Years
Drafted in 1966: 4th Infantry Division and 25th Infantry Division, Vietnam...1968 Tet Offensive, etc. Instructor at Fort Eustis, VA. 2 years active Army, 4 years reserves. Discharged in 1972.
scott rude sr
scott rude sr Class of 1986
Army, 12 Years
Iraq desert storm, bosnia, kosavo, korea

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Class of '98

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