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

Anthony Wise
Anthony Wise Class of 1986
Air Force, 17 Years
Completed 13yrs with the USAF reaching the rank of E-7. Received my commissioned as a 2Lt in 02'. Goal is to retire as an O-4 with a total of 26yrs. Wareagle
Carolyn Kaelber Morgan
Carolyn Kaelber Morgan Class of 1975
Air Force, 7 Years
Jet engine mechanic
David C. Payne
David C. Payne Class of 1971
Air Force, 10 Years
Enlisted in the USAF in Nov. 1971. Received an Honorable discharge in 1975 to attend College. Re-enlisted in the USAF in 1977. Received 2nd Honorable discharge (early out) in Nov. 1979. I spent 3-1/2 years in the CANG (California Air National Guard) as part of my early out agreement. Received my 3rd and final honorable discharge in 1983.
Dennis Burk Lintz
Dennis Burk Lintz Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years
Ft. Sam Houston Medical Training Center, San Antonio, TX - U.S. Army Medic
Donald E Lindgren
Donald E Lindgren Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined July 1983, Stationed Orlando Fl, Norfolk Va, Mayport Fl, Great Lakes Il, Meridian Ms, and Newport RI. Served on 7 ships. 5" 54 gun tech, Small arms instructor, Master-at-Arms, Retired July 2003.
Dwayne L Henderson
Dwayne L Henderson Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
Baddest bro to strap on apair j$ boots
Dwight S Hand
Dwight S Hand Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Dwight served in Alaska for 7-8 years, as well as other places around the US. Retired in 1997, from Ft. Benning, and lived in Alabama. Dwight passed away from a brain tumor in Nov. 1998. (pic is from 1975 military ball)
FRANKIE DAVIS Class of 1989
Army, 18 Years
Senior Drill Sergeant, Maintenance Supervisor, Gulf War Vet, OEF and OIF Vet.
jackie e powell
jackie e powell Class of 1975
Army, 4 Years
the army led to live in south carolina but i still miss and remember all of my friends at cocoa high school
Justin Reynolds
Justin Reynolds Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Infantry rifleman / squad automatic weapon handler, fireteam leader . Gulf War vet .
Melissa Ericsson
Melissa Ericsson Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served from 1989-1993 Corporal Okinawa, Japan Norfolk, VA Communication Center Operator
michael w. noland
michael w. noland Class of 1973
National Guard, 8 Years
One Year prior service USMC
Mike Joseph Hess
Mike Joseph Hess Class of 1977
Navy, 6 Years
U. S. Navy Special Ops. USS Direct MSo 430, VA-85 NAS OCEANA, VC-2 Blue Falcons, USS IWO JIMA, Aircrewman 1st class swimmer 2 bronze stars.
Ray Girard
Ray Girard Class of 1962
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Air Wing, MOS 6251, mostly stateside except for 1 tour in Vietnam, made Sgt. E-5
Robert Hause
Robert Hause Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Aviation Structural Mechanic on E-2C Hawkeye, FA-18C Hornet, S-3B Viking.
Robert King
Robert King Class of 1986
Air Force, 7 Years
Security Police (Law Enforcement Specialist)
Robert Thomas
Robert Thomas Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 4 Years
10/11/2000 - 10/10/2004 Operation Iraqi Freedom Global War on Terrorism - Expeditionary and Service Marine Corps Good Conduct Presidential Unit Citation National Defense
Todd Odom
Todd Odom Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Valparisia Swinton
Valparisia Swinton Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
US Army

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Class of '93

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Donna Hudson Mellone

Donna Hudson Mellone, Class of 1979, passed away July 16, 2017 in Rockledge after a sudden illness.
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