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

billy burgett
billy burgett Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
BILLY BURGETT Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Bob Potter
Bob Potter Class of 1949
Navy, 4 Years
After Navy Stint attended U.S. Army Helicopter flight school class 60-7. retired in 1987 as LTC. Loved my Military affiliation and miss the activity of it all, Greatest experience of my life, Would parcipate today at the drop of the hat if it were possible. "GOD SPEED TO THOSE THAT SERVE.
Bobby G. Burns
Bobby G. Burns Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retirement date was 1 May 76 after 23 1/2 years of service. I retired as Master Sergeant and I served my last 7 plus years in the SR71 U2 program at Beale AFB, California. I saw combat duty in RVN in 1965. I spent over five years on the Island of Okinawa, one year on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska with the USAF Security Service. Three years in Germany and assignments in Oklahoma,Minnesota,Texas,Louisiana, California, Wyoming and Colorado. I left CHHS prior to graduation and graduated GED after my entry into the USAF. I successfully completed numerous Technical schools and received associate degrees in Electro-mechanical Engineering, Technical Photography and Business Management. My military traveling also took me to the Philippines, Formosa, Thailand , Holland, Luxumburg, Belgium, Italy and France. The AF gave me educational Opportunities I would never have been able to get without having served.
Bobby Snider
Bobby Snider Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years
Berlin conflict
carolyn massingale
carolyn massingale Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years
nursing corps
Charles Chuck) Orlan Phillips
Charles Chuck) Orlan Phillips Class of 1958
Air Force, 6 Years
Entered military service 1958. Tech School Keesler AFB, Mississippi and Univ. Miss. Served in Labrador, Canada, Panama, and with Tactical Air command at Shaw AFB and Eglin AFB. Entered special ops training at Ft. Bragg/Pope AFB, Transferred to Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Discharged after 3 tours in Vietnam. Worked for MACV (Military Assistance Command, Vietnam for almost 10 years in Vietnam as Technical Advisor and pilot under contract. Returned to U.S. in 1975 and went to Iceland working for NATO. Retired in 1988.
Charles Hutton
Charles Hutton Class of 1997
Navy, 10 Years
Charles Hutton Served in the Navy for ten years. He was on submarines throughout his career.
Charles L. Overstreet
Charles L. Overstreet Class of 1953
Army, 3 Years
Served from Sep. 27,1957 to Oct. 1960, My highest rank obtained was an E-5 or Specialist 5th class. (or Buck Sergeant)
Charles Rowland
Charles Rowland Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Went to boot camp just after graduating changed how I looked at the world and myself. Semper Fi.
Chris Long
Chris Long Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Stationed Camp Lejeune 2 years; 2 years aboard USS Shangri-la CVA-38; yea, that's right, sea going bellhop.
David Allen Clemmitt
David Allen Clemmitt Class of 1971
Navy, 3 Years
Machinist mate E-2. served on the USS Alamo lsd-33.One tour of Vietnam 1972. Stationed in Long Beach,& San Diego CA..
david cordero
david cordero Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
Debby Ferguson
Debby Ferguson Class of 1974
Navy, 10 Years
Stationed in FL, MS, Washington DC, shipboard San Diego CA, and NAS North Island - Coronado - San Diego CA.
Deborah Ferguson
Deborah Ferguson Class of 1974
Navy, 9 Years
Enjoyed traveling and meeting new people!
Desi D. Ward
Desi D. Ward Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Twenty-one years of military service retiring as an Chief Electronics Technician Surface Warrior responsible for radar and communication systems, engineering, operations, maintenance, management and training for Navy shipboard and shore-base electronic systems. Maintenance Chief (USS Ogden) responsible for overall readiness, maintenance, repair, technical documentation, installation packages, training and work force issues for OE division. Managed 137 enlisted personnel in general training / in rate disciplines and collateral duties. Technical authority; assigned final systems acceptance and signature authority for all electronic systems under Systems Operation & Verification Testing (SOVT). Ground Electronics Material Officer (NAS Miramar) managed seven widely dispersed and technically diverse work centers in maintaining vital electronics equipment (Radar, Communication, Navigation and Weather) to support airfield operations and communication efforts for the Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Controllers (Southern California Sector). Coordinated and supervised the following upgrades; Emergency Communications Systems, Automated Surface Observation System (ASOS), NEXRAD, Airfield Lighting system. Electronics Support Division Officer (USS Carl Vinson) established, managed and supervised the electronics support division providing the EMO organization with Copier repair, Miniature/Micro-miniature repair, Automated Test Equipment (ATE) and Battle Group Intermediate Maintenance Activity (BGIMA) capabilities. Directed personnel in component level repair of Radar, Complex communication, Fire control and Deep submergence breathing equipment with and average annual savings of $471,173.00 for the U.S. Navy. Electronic Material Officer (USS Mars) responsible for the overall operational readiness of electronic systems, administration of long and short range electronic material training / certification, and repair of all shipboard electronics equipment. Drafted, tracked and directed repair packages associated with shipyard facilities, typical packages contained on average 120 jobs from multiple work centers. Increased operational availability of electronic systems assigned by 43%, with aggressive management principles regarding maintenance, repair, testing and training programs. Maintained the highest degree of electronics systems (operational) availability, in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm staffed with 37.5% of required personnel. Ground Electronics Material Officer (NAS Moffett Field) responsible for the overall readiness of radar, communication, navigation, weather, mobile communication and remote microwave linked equipment in support of airfield operations. Frequency Manager; managed transmissions from surface emitters and airspace associated with the naval airfield, tenant commands and five operational squadrons. Provided liaison between government modernization engineers/installation teams and Naval Air Station activities in execution of an $850K air traffic control tower improvement/renovation project. Leading Petty Officer EMO2 responsible for supervising twenty-three maintenance personnel in preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment assigned to the aft Engine Room.
Don Griffith
Don Griffith Class of 1965
Navy, 3 Years
Plane Captain & Mechanic
Donald L Kilby
Donald L Kilby Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Spec5 (E5) Administrative Specialist, US Army Security Agency, 509th Radio Research Group, Saigon, Republic of South Vietnam, Aug. 1969 - Sep. 1970
Donald Pursifull
Donald Pursifull Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
33 years in the Air Force, about time I retire.
Donald Taylor
Donald Taylor Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years
Joined 1959 - Retired 1979 - 3 tours Germany - 2 tours Vietnam Last assignment - The Pentagon

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