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

Archie Hatfield
Archie Hatfield Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years
Uneventful, honorable discharge. Saw a lot of the Ft. Benning guys while in service. Sad to say many of them gave all.
Carl Leffel
Carl Leffel Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Korea, Viet Nam, Honduras, Panama, Germany, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Fort Benning, Ga; Fort Stewart, Ga; Fort Knox, Ky; Fort Campbell, Ky; Hawaii, Samoa, and Saipan. The best 20 years of my life
Charles Kunze
Charles Kunze Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years
Army Medic, Ft. Gordon, GA Eye Ear Nose and Throat Specialist. Specialist 5
Christopher Lutz
Christopher Lutz Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years
Army Security Agency, Viet Nam War Veteran, Saigon, Fort Hood, Texas
Cisrow T Holcomb
Cisrow T Holcomb Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
I am United States Navy Retired with 20 years of Service
Clarence Richardson
Clarence Richardson Class of 1975
Air Force, 6 Years
1979-1982 (Lebenon/Granada Svc Era)Security Police, Air Intelligence Operations, Clark AB Philippines, Lowry AFB Denver CO
Don Beers
Don Beers Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Did a lot of different jobs as I progressed up the ranks. Served in NC, Thailand, KS, FL, Philippines, NM with a lot of side trips to Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, Spain, Germany, and Saudi Arabia. In all, a very satisfying time with some exceptions.
Don Goates
Don Goates Class of 1961
Army, 7 Years
Medically retired from wounds received in RSVN
Gerald James Watson, Jr
Gerald James Watson, Jr Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years
Commissioned upon graduation from Ga Tech, Spent tours in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Fort Bragg, NC, Texarkana, TX, Fort Polk, LA and Long Binh, South VietNam. Duties in Nam took me to Tonsonhut Air Base, Cu Chi and Bearcat, an installation of the First Air Cavalry division.
Germaine Aledxander Peoples
Germaine Aledxander Peoples Class of 1982
Navy, 12 Years
Hello fellow blue devils, I am so delighted to write about my career in the United States Navy. I spent 12 wonderful years serving my country and I was attached to 3 ships during my tour. I had an opportunity to visit Europe, Israel, Turkey, Greece, England , Bahamas and Bermuda just to name a few . I just wanted share and I look forward to hopefully seeing some of you in the soon.e. Sincerely, Germaine Alexander Peoples
Howard Reiney
Howard Reiney Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Infantry Viet Nam War Veteran
Phil Arnold
Phil Arnold Class of 1964
Army, 1 Years
Phil was a Chinook pilot in Vietnam and was shot down & killed on May 17, 1970.
Ron Gunnels
Ron Gunnels Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Overseas duty station was at Kadena AFB, Okinawa.
Timothy Watford
Timothy Watford Class of 1986
National Guard, 10 Years
Served active duty from 1986 to 1990. Joined the guard in 2002 and am currently deployed in Iraq.
Timothy Watford
Timothy Watford Class of 1986
National Guard, 11 Years
Active duty from 1986 to 1990. Joined guard in 2002 and is currently deployed in Iraq.
W.Lawrence Falk
W.Lawrence Falk Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
LT. Col. retired Army/Air Force 29 yrs. Drafted US Army '70, 11 Bravo. Inf . 91B & 91D20, Trained SF Combat Medics. '88 U S Air Force,46M3, Retired LTC , Chief Anesthetist 9026 Air Reserve Squadron, 96th MSGS, Eglin AFB. Fl., AAA lifetime of experiences that I could never have experienced in the civilian realm. It was an Honor to Serve our Great Military, Where I met and lost some of the greatest friends and True Patriots this country has to offer . I Kneel before the Lord and Stand Proudly for the Flag and the United States of America . God Bless America !

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