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

A.Y.Williams, Jr.
A.Y.Williams, Jr. Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Jet Helo Instructor 5 years , Vietnam twice
Amanda Christie
Amanda Christie Class of 1994
National Guard, 8 Years
1145 Ord. Det.
David Smith
David Smith Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
32 years
David worthen
David worthen Class of 1962
Navy, 6 Years
Search and recue , radar , Combat info Center. Intelligence publication officer. Tour of duty in Vietnam1967-68. Last tour of duty on Nuclear destroyer guided missle ship
Eric D Watson
Eric D Watson Class of 1990
Navy, 17 Years
Currently stationed in Whidbey Island, Wa. as Leading Petty Officer for the Tactical Support Center.
George Adams
George Adams Class of 1954
National Guard, 20+ Years
I served in the Active Air Force for 8 years and nine months and 16 years in the Texas Army National Guard as a Active Duty (AGR) Recruiter and retired after 24 years active duty.
George Adams
George Adams Class of 1954
National Guard, 20+ Years
I served in the Active Air Force for 8 years and nine months and 16 years in the Texas Army National Guard as a Active Duty (AGR) Recruiter and retired after 24 years active duty.
Glenn Allison
Glenn Allison Class of 1953
Army, 20+ Years
Served 27 yrs. U.S. Army. My first 13 yrs., I served as an enlisted soldier (paratrooper-173rd Airborne Brigade on Okinawa and one tour in Vietnam in 1965-66. While in Vietnam, I also had the honor of working with another Clinton alum, Eugene Hall, a carear Special Forces NCO. I served with the 82nd Airborne, on two occasions, at Fort Bragg NC. After my first tour in Vietnam, I was offered a position as a commissioned officer which I accepted. I returned to Vietnam for a second tour in 1968. I performed as an Armor Officer with the 1/1 Cavalry. The military afforded me the opportunity to complete my college degree at Texas State University. I retired from the military in 1980.
Glenn Allison
Glenn Allison Class of 1953
Army, 20+ Years
Served 27 years. Thirteen years in Airborne Infantry as an enlisted soldier. I served my first tour in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne Brigade. We were the first Army unit deployed to Vietnam in 1965. After my first tour, in Vietnam, I was commisioned as an Officer, thanks to General Ellis W. Williams, my commander in Vietnam. He was the finest soldier I have ever known . Like me, he came up through the ranks. I returned to Vietnam in 1968. I served as a Cavalry Troop Commander. I retired in 1980 as an Armor Officer with the rank of Major.
gregory brown
gregory brown Class of 2000
National Guard, 5 Years
is deployed to kuwait and will return at the end of july 2009as well as his little brother sherman.
James "Jim" Tate
James "Jim" Tate Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Served on an LST in the Mekong Delta for a year. Went back later doing picket duty on the DMZ.
Krissi (Rousselle) Gauntt
Krissi (Rousselle) Gauntt Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years
Military Training performed at Ft. Jackson, S.C. Post: USAR, Baton Rouge, LA
Lloyd A. Winn
Lloyd A. Winn Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served in Vietnam from 2/1968 to 3/1969 as bulkfuelman (1391)receiving, re-circulating, dispensing 115/145 Aviation fuel for helicopters and JP-4 jet fuel for fixed wing aircraft; received meritorious field promotion to Lance Corporal (E-3) and was placed in charge of testing incoming fuel samples for water and/or sediment; rotated to 25 Area, Supply Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA, April 1969. Honorably discharged and released from active duty after having attained rank of Corporal (E-4); also served as legal clerk & court reporter for Supply Bn. from July 1969 to March 1970. Actually served three years and six months active duty!
Mike Colbert
Mike Colbert Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
I served in the US Army for 23 years. I flew helicopters in Viet Nam for two years. I commanded the 716 Military Police Battalion at Fort Riley Kansas prior to my retirement in March 1989
Pete Lettkeman
Pete Lettkeman Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years
I started off in the Army National Guard in Clinton and served 2 1/2 years before I transferred to the US Air Force. I have been on Active duty for 21+ years.
Richard (Mike) Colbert
Richard (Mike) Colbert Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
I flew helicopters in Viet Nam for two years. My last duty assignment was as the Battalion Commander 716th Military Police Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas. I retired from the Army in 1989
Robert Roshell
Robert Roshell Class of 1976
National Guard, 20+ Years
Member of Oklahoma Army National Guard. Presently working full-time at Ft. Sill, OK as the Deputy Assistant Commandant Field Artillery School and Senior Army National Guard Advisor.
Roger Newton
Roger Newton Class of 1970
Army, 8 Years
I had a choice of either joining the military or get drafted so I joined and was able to get the training I wanted. I went to Basic Training at Fort Leonardwood, Missouri and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Monmouth, NJ. After AIT I was assigned to Defence Communications Operations Unit in Washington DC. I was there about 2 1/2 Years then I went to Defence Communications Support Unit, Thurmont MD for another 2 1/2 years then to Korea for 1 year. While I was in Korea I was assigned to the American Forces Korean Television/Radio Network.
Sarah King
Sarah King Class of 1994
National Guard, 8 Years
MLRS Repairer with the 1145 Ord. Det. from Frederick, OK
Scott Chance
Scott Chance Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years
I went to boot camp at RTC Great Lakes, IL. then Naval Hospital Corps School Great Lakes, IL. Then Naval Hospital Corpus Christi, Tx. Next Pharmacy Tech C school at Portsmouth, Va. and was finally sent Dam Neck Medical clinic Virginia Bch

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