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

B James Sumpter
B James Sumpter Class of 1997
Air Force, 20+ Years
Service from Vietnam to 2nd Gulf war. Started as a medic - First Surgeon's Assistant ... Commissioned ... serving as Sq Section Commander- F-15 Squadron... to Operations Officer on board KC-135 refueling tanker and communications weapons systems ... to AF internal consultant UNIX Systems Administrator.
Brian S. Sitko
Brian S. Sitko Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 19 Years
Served for 19 years in the U.S. Marines. Enlisted as a Private in 1992 and was later commissioned in 2002. Graduated from Hampton University and was awarded a BA in Sociology. Participated in 4 combat deployments: 1 to Somalia in1992 and 3 to Iraq. Captain Sitko's unit (3d Bn 4th Marines) pulled down the Saddam Hussein during the 2003 invasion. Is currently assigned to Quantico, VA and will retire from military service in July 2012.
Cecil Miller
Cecil Miller Class of 1958
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Served with Marines from 1957 to 1962. Served in Coast Guard 1962 to 1988 when I retired. Began as enlisted, them Comissioned Warrant Officer and receive direct promotion to Comissioned Officer , job specialty was in Telecommunications. .
chris terry
chris terry Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 6 Years
military police camps pendleton, lejuene, okinowa, hawaii, alaska
Dave Thomas
Dave Thomas Class of 1966
Army, 10 Years
Door Gunner Vietnam 67-68 & 70-71
David Goldie
David Goldie Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 1981 - 2010. Final active duty assignment was Command Chief Master Sergeant, 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess AFB TX
Don Nevills
Don Nevills Class of 1981
Navy, 14 Years
Served 14 years on 5 different ships. Desert Shield/Desert Storm Vet.
EARL MAKSIN Class of 1961
Navy, 5 Years
George Slavick
George Slavick Class of 1968
Air Force, 7 Years
I was a Ground Radio Operato while in the AF. Attended basic training at Lackland afb Tx.,Tech. school at Keesler afb Miss.My first duty assignment was at sheppard afb tx. I worked in the base MARS station. My next assignment was to Germany. I spent 2 years at Sembach afb and 2 years at Weisbaden afb. with the 17th AF 601 TCS. My final assignment was Altas afb ok. with the 4th MOB.
Gregory R. Lentz
Gregory R. Lentz Class of 2005
Air Force, 3 Years
Life Support Specialist. Maintains all life support equipment needed for Air Force Fighter Jets. Has completed 1 tour in IRAQ.
James B Gillie
James B Gillie Class of 1952
Air Force, 20+ Years
2 yrs Air National Guard part time 4 yrs US Air Force Active Duty 31 years Full Time Air National Guard
Larry Stearns
Larry Stearns Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
Adminiistration Clerk
Louise Walker
Louise Walker Class of 1983
Navy, 10 Years
Serviced 1986 - 1996
Michael Hammar
Michael Hammar Class of 1963
Army, 4 Years
1964-68: US Army Intelligence & Security 1964-65: USAF SAC Base - Thule, Greenland 1966-67: US Embassy - Tehran, Iran
Paul Goodrum
Paul Goodrum Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Proudly served the USMC from 1984 thru 1991. Veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Paul Milan Velardo
Paul Milan Velardo Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Radar technician. Station at the 764 TH radar squadron, St Albans, Vermont. Discharged in 1969.
Rick Weber
Rick Weber Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Vietnam Veteran '68-'69 Trained as jet mech Service in Vietman - classified
Robert A. Vitori
Robert A. Vitori Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Colonel 1996
SFC Sean Long
SFC Sean Long Class of 1991
Army, 17 Years
Signal Systems Support Specialist, Deployed in support of OIF 01-03, OEF 06 and OIF 07-09
Terrance Coleman
Terrance Coleman Class of 1977
Army, 8 Years
Administrative Specialist and Postal Operation Clerk for 6 years and Military Intelligence Morse Code Interceptor for 2 years

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James Gillie
Class of '52

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