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
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 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 Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years Army Medic, Ft. Gordon, GA Eye Ear Nose and Throat Specialist. Specialist 5
Christopher Lutz Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years Army Security Agency, Viet Nam War Veteran, Saigon, Fort Hood, Texas
Cisrow T Holcomb Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years I am United States Navy Retired with 20 years of Service
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 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 Class of 1961
Army, 7 Years Medically retired from wounds received in RSVN
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 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 Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years Infantry Viet Nam War Veteran
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 Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years Overseas duty station was at Kadena AFB, Okinawa.
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 Class of 1986
National Guard, 11 Years Active duty from 1986 to 1990. Joined guard in 2002 and is currently deployed in Iraq.
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