Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Ariele Merone O'Brien
Ariele Merone O'Brien Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years
Military Intelligence Branch
Ariele Merone O'Brien
Ariele Merone O'Brien Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years
Brian Clifford
Brian Clifford Class of 1958
Air Force, 8 Years
Served 8 years as a airborne radio tech. Stationed in Texas, Mississippi, New Hampshire, England, California, and North Carolina. Also was TDY to Guam, Okinawa, and Thailand as part of Arc Light/Young Tiger (Vietnam War).
Bruce Carver
Bruce Carver Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Chad Cothron
Chad Cothron Class of 1997
Navy, 11 Years
Flag writer
Chad W Cothron
Chad W Cothron Class of 1997
Navy, 10 Years
Currently in the Gulf onboard the USS JOHN C STENNIS. I am the Flag Writer to Rear Admiral Kevin M Quinn Commander, Carrier Strike Group THREE.
Chase Bertrand
Chase Bertrand Class of 2011
Army, 1 Years
Tactical Support Equipment Department for mechanics (TSED)
Cheryl Wrightsman
Cheryl Wrightsman Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
U.S. Army Quartermaster Corps. Nine years enlisted, eleven years warrant officer. Stationed in Texas, Germany, Kentucky, Hawaii and Virginia. Retired in August 2004. Currently employed with the Charlotte County School System.
Chris McGill
Chris McGill Class of 1986
Army, 5 Years
tactical satalite communications Airborne service in southwest asia, operation desert storm
Christopher Davis
Christopher Davis Class of 2006
Navy, 3 Years
I am currently a 3rd class Petty Officer as a Master at Arms Security Forces, Stationed in Kingsbay GA. Submarine base
Christopher Ross
Christopher Ross Class of 2002
Air Force, 7 Years
Active duty for 7 year with two tours in Iraq. Now proudly serving as an Air Force Reservist out of Patrick AFB in Florida.
Courtney Pufahl
Courtney Pufahl Class of 2011
Army, 3 Years
27D (Paralegal Specialist) stationed in Arizona
daniel vazquez
daniel vazquez Class of 2009
Air Force, 1 Years
Darlene Harper
Darlene Harper Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Supply Clerk
David  Durrance
David Durrance Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Craft Mechanic. Retired in Phoenix Az.
David Buffington
David Buffington Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years
Avaiation, Serving aboard various Aircraft Carriers, through out the world.
David Saunders
David Saunders Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Force Weatherman
David Schoenagel
David Schoenagel Class of 1999
Air Force, 8 Years
Bases: Whiteman AFB, Mo 00-02 Kunsan AB, Korea 02-03 Aviano AB, Itlay 03-06 Mountain Home AFB, ID 06-present Deployments: Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia Sep-Dec 01 Al Udied AB, Qatar Mar-Jun 04 Balad AB, Iraq Sep 05-Jan 06
Donald Bridges
Donald Bridges Class of 1982
Navy, 10 Years
Electronics Technician First Class when I got out, a few years in Coronado CA working on small craft. Earned Special Warfare Combat Coxswain NEC and Freefall Parachutist in Dam Neck VA with a Special Warfare unit (had my first malfunction at 126 jumps), final duty station NAS Brunswick Maine to get out near home. Currently working with US Navy as Civilian as Electrical Engineer for Naval Air Warfare Center, still supporting my specwar brothers.
Eydie Hammond
Eydie Hammond Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years
I served from May '92 to '95. I was stationed at Ft.Ord & Ft. Hood.

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Class of '06

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