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

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
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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