Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Cooper High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Cougars lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

2LT John J. Button
2LT John J. Button Class of 1994
Army, 1 Years
Sapper Platoon Leader, 173D Airborne Brigade Special Troops Battalion Graduate of US Army Airborne, Ranger, and Sapper Leaders Courses.
anthony w. crow
anthony w. crow Class of 1985
Navy, 5 Years
us. navy for 3years on board the USS Stien FF-1065 Asw boat then 2yrs reserve was a 1st divison then a snipe (engine room) saw the world and meet wife got out in 1989
Benjamin Alexander
Benjamin Alexander Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 3 Years
1st Recon BN 1st MarDiv 1966-1968
Benjamin Cook III
Benjamin Cook III Class of 1993
Army, 3 Years
16T Patriot Missle Crewmember of Gulf Wa Era; Missle Launcher & Radar Set main operator; Served @ Fort Bliss Texas; Active Duty w/Honorable Discharge
Bobby E Ake Jr.
Bobby E Ake Jr. Class of 1986
Army, 14 Years
Infantry, Sergeant First Class, currently stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia as a Drill Sergeant. Served in Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom in 2005
Brian Hoffman
Brian Hoffman Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years
Field Artillery
Bruce Alan Brannon
Bruce Alan Brannon Class of 1988
Army, 16 Years
Unit Supply Specialist SFC (Sergeant First Class) Bruce Brannon Now serving Fort Sam Houston, Texas, San Antonio
Bruce Blackstock
Bruce Blackstock Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 3 Years
2nd Bat./11th Marine reg. Field Artillery. (speak up I cant hear you).
Chad Vickers
Chad Vickers Class of 1993
Air Force, 5 Years
An AF Civil Engineer & Prime BEEF(Base Emergency Engineer Force) member. Duties:3 yrs @ Kadena AB, Okinawa , tours in Korea, Saudi, Hill AFB, Ut, & Kelly AFB,Tx
Cliff Dean
Cliff Dean Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Explosive Ordnance, Infantry 5th Marines, 7th Marines 88-94
Colonel (Dr) David Murchison
Colonel (Dr) David Murchison Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Presently Dean, US Air Force Post-graduate Dental School at Lackland AFB, TX. Dental Squadron Commander for 4 years, USAF Dental Education Special Consultant.
Dan Howell
Dan Howell Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years
HT2 , worked on submarines and destroyers while I did my tour. Spent 16 months in Italy and rest of my time in the states. Live in Beaumont,Tx. firefghter
Dan Howell
Dan Howell Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years
First ship USS. Howard W. Gilmore AS16, was a submarine repair ship. I work in the Repair Shop 11A, or Shipfitter Shop. Most heavy metal work on the subs came from this shop. I have been from the top of the sail to the bottom bilges and all places inbetween. Spent 16 months in La Maddalena Sardinia. Second ship USS Shenandoah AD26 was a Destroyer Repair ship, once again I worked out of Repair 11A, Shipfitter Shop, worked all over the destroyer or "tin cans" working out of Norfolk, Va
Dana Stephenson
Dana Stephenson Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
I am A Sergeant First Class, Platoon Sergeant for man MLRS (Multiple Launch,Rocket System) served in Operation Desert Storm and Also Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dr. Bruce Tabor
Dr. Bruce Tabor Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Legal Clerk/Court Reporter, COM 5 Headquarters Norfolk, VA
Edward Monsen
Edward Monsen Class of 1983
Army, 15 Years
Served from Aug 83 to Aug 98, Honorable Discharge. AIT at Ft. Gordon, Ga Oct 83 - Sep 84, Duty stations: Ft. Carson, CO, Berlin, Germany, White Sands Missle Range, NM, Izmir, Turkey(NATO), Ft. Huachuca, AZ. Current Job: Civil Service
Eric McCullough
Eric McCullough Class of 1994
Army, 9 Years
Joined July 1997. Fort Bragg, NC- 82nd Airborne Division (combat operations Bosnia and Afghanistan), And now Washington DC
Eric William Heinz
Eric William Heinz Class of 2003
Army, 6 Years
Served in Korea, and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Fred Bravo
Fred Bravo Class of 1988
Air Force, 16 Years
Missile officer my first four years of service. Followed by pilot training. I have flown the C-130, T-1 and am currently stationed at Andrews AFB flying the C-21 aka the learjet 35
Garry Thornton
Garry Thornton Class of 1984
Navy, 5 Years
U.S. Navy Chaplain: Command Chaplain, Naval Mobile Construction Battalion ONE THIRTY-THREE (deployed to Okinawa & Iraq); Command Chaplain, First Recruit Training Battalion, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island

Classmates Spotlight

Cooper High School Classmates

Liz Greer
Class of '89

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Cooper High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Cougars.

School News

Jackie Anton

My sister Jackie Anton Rogoff - Salutatorian of the class of 1968 died on September 11, 2017, one day before her 67th bi...
Read More »