Cookeville High School Alumni

Cookeville, Tennessee (TN)

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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Charles V. Benson
Charles V. Benson
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 26 years. Retired in 1991 as Senior Master Sergeant (E-8)
Christopher Williams
Christopher Williams
Class of 2001
Navy, 5 Years

Served enlisted now an officer
Don Walker
Don Walker
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served 1982-88
James Kyle Painter
James Kyle Painter
Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years

Served as an Infantry Platoon Leader through OIF 07-09, Now holds the Executive Officer (XO) positon at 4 Brigade 10 Mountain Division at Fork Polk, LA.
John A. Mannle
John A. Mannle
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Active duty
Johnny Judd
Johnny Judd
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. Army Apache Pilot 1981-2008 Chief Warrant Officer 4. Desert Shield/Storm, UNMIH (Haiti), Bosnia, Kosovo, OIF x 2
Kendall D. Grasty
Kendall D. Grasty
Class of 1994
Air Force, 8 Years

I served as an F-16 Crew Chief for eight years in the Air Force. As a Crew Chief I performed in-depth maintenance on the F-16's various systems. This picture was taken in Singapore while I was selected to fly with a pilot for an incentive ride. FUN FUN FUN!!! I out processed the Air Force on January 10th of 2006 in order to come back to Tennessee to start my own family and raise the children around their grandparents. I exited the Air Force as a Staff Sergeant (E-5).
Kendra Huseman
Kendra Huseman
Class of 1989
Navy, 5 Years

Commissioned as Pharmacist in 1995. Served at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda (NNMC), aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort, and lastly to Naval Air Station Patuxent River. I only served in Maryland, but it was a great experience! Met my husband at Bethesda and my daughters were born at NNMC.
Mattt Russell
Mattt Russell
Class of 2003
Army, 8 Years

Combat Medic
Micahel Brandon Davis
Micahel Brandon Davis
Class of 1999
Air Force, 2 Years

serving with the 119th CACS out Knoxville
Prisicilla Cantrell Hadden
Prisicilla Cantrell Hadden
Class of 1994
Army, 4 Years

Medic
Tim Russell
Tim Russell
Class of 1999
Army, 8 Years

Combat Medic

Classmates Spotlight

Cookeville High School Classmates

Jeni Williams
Class of '89

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School News

David Bechtol

On July 7, 2017 David Bechtol will retire after 30 years of service in the United States Navy.

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Our Cookeville 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 Cookeville High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Cookeville are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!