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

Ace Mulliner Jr
Ace Mulliner Jr Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years
Served 20+ years in the Army as a Military Police Officer.
Chris sparks
Chris sparks Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Multiple duty assignments in England, Italy, Texas, and Florida. Served as an analyst and technical instructor.
Dennis Casey
Dennis Casey Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Photographer the first year then went into Crypt the remaining 3 yesrs.
Gary Carpenter (husband of Betty Byers)
Gary Carpenter (husband of Betty Byers) Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Retired from the Army as a Master Sergeant (E8) in Oct. 1988 after 22 years. Did tours in Vietnam, Colorado Springs, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, Fort Riley, Kansas, ROTC instructor at Jacksonville State University in Alabama, Jungle Operations Training Center at Fort Sherman, Panama and Redstone Arsenal, AL.
Gene C. Black
Gene C. Black Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years
Naval Flight Officer, Tactical Air Coordiator, P-3C Orion, Executive Officer, United States Naval Facility, Barbados, Assistant Navigator, USS Lexington, CVT-16
Jesse Ledbetter
Jesse Ledbetter Class of 1962
Navy, 7 Years
Sep. 1962 - Nov. 1969. Submarine Service tours of duty on USS Carbonero (diesel), USS Grayback(diesel Regulas missile), USS Seadragon (nuclear fast attack), USS Daniel Boone (Nuclear Polaris Missile -7 deterrent patrols).
Jim Potter
Jim Potter Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Ground Communications Technician, Strategic Air Command, Guam and Texas
Larry Davis
Larry Davis Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
VietNam & Cambodia
Larry Davis
Larry Davis Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Viet Nam - Cambodia
Larry K. Davis
Larry K. Davis Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Larry Lee Hall
Larry Lee Hall Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
On April 13, 1964, he enlisted into the service of his country in the United States Air Force; serving as a Weapons Control Systems Mechanic Sergeant with the 13th Fighter Interceptor Squadron at Glasgow Air Force Base in Montana. He was honorably discharged on April 12, 1968 and returned to Oklahoma. While serving in the Air Force, Larry was married to the love of his life, Jane Cook on January 8, 1965 at the Church of Christ in Cleveland
Marc Salmon
Marc Salmon Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years
Stationed at Ft. Sill, Ok. in the field artillery, Specialist Marc Salmon served as a multiple launch rocket system crew member. Deployed to Iraq with alpha battery 3rd battalion 13th field artillery in Jan. 2005, as a launcher driver fielding the new M270A1 self propelled launcher loader, Specialist Salmon was severely injured during a night patrol nearly losing his life. After two years of recovery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., Specialist Salmon medically retired from the Army after three years, nine months and thirteen days of service.
Michael C. Risinger
Michael C. Risinger Class of 1967
Navy, 2 Years
Supply, inventory control, USS Ticonderoga CVS-14. Homeported Coronado,Ca. Two westpacs, crossed equator twice, second time when picked up Apollo 16. Visited Hawaii, Yokuska(sp), Sasebo, Hong Kong, Guam, Manila, Singapore
Mike Tennent
Mike Tennent Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Joined U.S. Marine Corps Jan '68, retired Jul 89. 11 years active duty, 9 years reserves. Flew both rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft entire career.
Mike Tennent
Mike Tennent Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Spent 11 years on active duty and 9 years in reserve. Flew multiply aircraft in career. Served one tour in Viet Nam in 1969. Silver Star, 2 Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, 37 Air Medels. Loved it, No Regrets!
Ronald V. Shawley
Ronald V. Shawley Class of 1961
Air Force, 8 Years
Served on various radar sites in the U.S., Korea, and Vietnam.
Sam Tennent
Sam Tennent Class of 1962
Army, 4 Years
1966 to 1969 Germany 1969 to 1970 Vietnam 101st Airborn Division

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