Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Barry Tantaris
Barry Tantaris
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served at several CONUS bases and Hawaii.
carey michael king
carey michael king
Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in the speical forces in conjuction with the Army SF and the Seals. Electronics and forward air controling during the Gulf War. Worked for Gen. Pea, Gen. Horner and Colin Powell
Charles "Chuck" Madison
Charles "Chuck" Madison
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF Military Training Advisor
Charles Terry Aldridge
Charles Terry Aldridge
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Nuclear power submarines.
Charles Terry Aldridge
Charles Terry Aldridge
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval officer serving on submarines, qualified nuclear reactor operator, officer in charge of repairs naval shipyard, project manager naval construction.
Christopher M. Perry
Christopher M. Perry
Class of 1995
Navy, 15 Years

Physician/ Pilot at Helicopter Maritime Strike squadron 46 in Mayport, FL
CW2 Clayton M Hickman (deceased)
CW2 Clayton M Hickman (deceased)
Class of 1996
Army, 14 Years

Marine Corps 1996 to 2006 Army 2006 to his death in helicopter training mission on his 32nd birthday Feb. 3, 2010 in Germany
Delisa Stanfill Showers
Delisa Stanfill Showers
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Flight Nurse in the Air Force Reserve with over 5000 hours of flying. Serving in both peacetime and wartime mission to airlift wounded military members, civilians and dependents
Earl Hardison
Earl Hardison
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in the United States Navy for 20 years
Eleanor Copley Pulliam
Eleanor Copley Pulliam
Class of 1993
Navy, 2 Years

Completed Basic training in 1997. Served with the Seabees on CBC Gulfport, MS remainder of career.
Hal Ledbetter
Hal Ledbetter
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Flight Officer. Flown numerous aircraft, with tours of duty around the country and the Middle East.
Isaiah Smith
Isaiah Smith
Class of 2007
National Guard, 3 Years

Alabama National Guard, CBRN, OCS
James (Jimmy) W. Hill
James (Jimmy) W. Hill
Class of 1951
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF, CMSgt., (Retired)
October 1951 - October 1981
Korea 52-52
Vietnam 66-67
James Lynn Craig
James Lynn Craig
Class of 1951
Air Force, 3 Years

Served Active Duty as Medical Officer in the U S Air Force from 1957 till 1960 and in the Reserves till 1963. Active Duty with the Strategic Air Command in Spain and later in South Carolina.
Joseph E. Pritchard
Joseph E. Pritchard
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

1st Special Forces Group
served in Fort Worth District, Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth, TX
served in Okinawa, Japan
Laurel Matheson Dinerstein
Laurel Matheson Dinerstein
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Blood Program, DoD Blood Program
Leonard E Norwood
Leonard E Norwood
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Flight Deck Aircraft Director
Randy Putman
Randy Putman
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

US Army, Heavy Artillery. Served as a grew member, Gun Chief, Platoon Sgt, First Sergeant.
Served in Intel and Special Weapons. Served on an Inspector General Team and several years as a First Sgt in a Training Battalion at Ft Sill Ok. Pulled a tour as a Photo Jouirnalist for the Ft Sill Newspaper. Had one tour to Ft Jackson Sc two tours consisting of seven years in West Germany, one tour on a nuke site in nothern Greece, one tour on the DMZ in South Korea, three tours to Ft Riley Kansas, and three tours to Ft Sill Ok.
Scott Reid
Scott Reid
Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 7 Years

Scott is stationed in Portsmouth, Va.He is over the engine room on the Coast Guard Cutter Legere. He has been to Haiti To help with the people after the earthquake. He has been to Africa to help paint and clean the grounds for the school there. He loves the traveling and being able to serve people and being a part of Homeland secuity.
william arnell walker  (william o. jackson)
william arnell walker (william o. jackson)
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

served 20+ years USAF

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Nancy Anderson
Class of '67

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Class of 1977 Reunion

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Our Columbia Central High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Columbia Central High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Columbia are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!