Corliss High School Alumni

Chicago, Illinois (IL)

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!

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Honored Military Alumni

adrian calvin
adrian calvin
Class of 1987
Army, 16 Years

I have served in the US Army for 16 long wonderful and yet hard years I have been to the First Gulf War in 90-91 then I served in Bosnia in 92-93. I ended my tour in 94 and reentered in 200 and agian
Alicia Moore  Neely
Alicia Moore Neely
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Medical Branch, Retired military now I am a Medical Board Counselor with the GOVT for wounded warriors
Andre Ford
Andre Ford
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Served from June 1981 to July 1988, highest rank Sergeant.
Anthony White
Anthony White
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served Honorably with the Air Force for 24 years and retired in March 2005 at the rank of Senior Master Sergeant. My last 16 years I was assigned as a Recruiter serving in Texas, California, Chicago, and lastly Washington, D.C. where I retired.
Antonio Brandy
Antonio Brandy
Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years

SSgt in the Air Force
Arnold Curry
Arnold Curry
Class of 1990
Army, 18 Years

1 year left before retiring
Berton Newbill
Berton Newbill
Class of 1988
Army, 15 Years

Commissioned in 1993 in Infantry served in Korea and FT Drum, NY as lieutenant. Transitioned to Military Intelligence as a captain. Assigned to Ft Hood, TX and deployed to Bosnia, served as a Task Force Intelligence Officer, and as a company commander. Currently attending CGSC with follow assignment to a Military Training Team in Iraq.
Berton R Newbill
Berton R Newbill
Class of 1988
Army, 14 Years

US Army Officer, Military Intelligence Branch; commissioned in 1993, promoted to Major in 2004; PrevTours: Korea (2); FT Drum, NY; FT Huachuca, AZ; FT Hood, TX
Billy Hammock
Billy Hammock
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Deputy Disbursing Clerk
Carolyn yvonne walker
Carolyn yvonne walker
Class of 1985
Air Force, 4 Years

Desert storm veteran
Cecil Marney Hudson Jr.
Cecil Marney Hudson Jr.
Class of 1980
Air Force, 4 Years

Security
Police officer.
Charles e. Kendall
Charles e. Kendall
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Mos: 31l/F2, wire systems installer/ antenna maintenance.
Served in Desrert Shield/ Desert Storm.
David J Thornton
David J Thornton
Class of 1979
Army, 13 Years

Combat Medic, Nuclear Medicine Technologist. Retired August 1992 after Gulf War I due to a service connected disabolity.
David J. Thornton
David J. Thornton
Class of 1979
Army, 13 Years

US Army Retired - (Disabled Veteran) Retired after Gulf War I. Served as a Combat Medic and later went into the field of Nuclear Medicine.
Delphia T. Rich (Vick)
Delphia T. Rich (Vick)
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired as Navy Chief Yeoman in 2007.
Demetrius Orr
Demetrius Orr
Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years

A veteran of the Gulf War.
DINA HORTON-DIXON
DINA HORTON-DIXON
Class of 1987
Navy, 3 Years

ENGINEMAN 3RD CLASS
Eldridge L. Johnson, Jr.
Eldridge L. Johnson, Jr.
Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired as a Master Gunnery Sergeant (E-9), on September 30, 2012 with 30 years and 3 months of active service in the United States Marine Corps. A veteran of three foreign wars: Gulf War (Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm), Operation Iraqi Freedom (Iraq), and Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). Military awards: Legion of Merit, Defense Meritorious Service Meddal, Meritorious Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (3rd award), Combat Action Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal (2nd award), Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal (2nd award for two campaigns), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), and the Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), Good Conduct Medal (10th award), Navy Unit Commendation (4th award), Meritorious Unit Commendation (5th award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (4th award), Overseas Service Ribbon (4th award), and North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal. May God continue to bless those that serve in our Armed Services and the United States of America. It is truly an honor to have served our great country.
Ernest Jefferson
Ernest Jefferson
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 8 Years

0331 INFANTRY MACHINE GUNNER with 3/2 and 1/2
Eugene J. Noble Jr
Eugene J. Noble Jr
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Nuclear, Bioliogical, Chemical Technican
Emergency Management Chief
Gulf War Veteran
George W. Jones
George W. Jones
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a Medical Technician for 20. Received a commission. Now serving as a Chaplain in the United States Air Force
GREGORY C. WILLIAMS
GREGORY C. WILLIAMS
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 8 Years

2 TIME IRAQI VETEREAN IN THE USMC
jerry clark
jerry clark
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

Jerry Clark has served in iraq twice as Biological- nuclear weapons specialist
Jerry M Clark
Jerry M Clark
Class of 2002
Army, 2 Years

Biological chemical weapons specialist
Keleen M.(Richardson) Wrighten
Keleen M.(Richardson) Wrighten
Class of 1981
Air Force, 7 Years

Sgt.
Kenneth aka Kenny Williams
Kenneth aka Kenny Williams
Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years

Served in Frankfurt Germany and served 8 months in Desert Storm with HHC 3rd Armored Division part of 7th Corp.
Kenneth Williams
Kenneth Williams
Class of 1988
Army, 2 Years

PFC in the military when I processed out of the Army. Did basic and my 1st AIT at Fort Leonardwood Missouri. Did my second AIT at Fort Jackson. I was stationed at HHC 3rd Armoured Division in Frankfurt Germany. During my time there I was deployed to Iraq for 5 months during Desert Storm.
Kevin Wilson
Kevin Wilson
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired to Rota Spain with my wife of 28 years after 30 years active duty.
LEON JORDAN
LEON JORDAN
Class of 1992
Navy, 16 Years

CURRENTLY STATIONED IN YOKOSUKA JAPAN.
Lewis Newell III
Lewis Newell III
Class of 1987
Army, 12 Years

Upon graduation, I served 11 years in the Army Signal Corps. I was honorably discharged in 1999 at the rank of Sergeant. In August of 2006, I continued my military service by enlisted in the Army Rese
LISA HENDRICKS
LISA HENDRICKS
Class of 1988
Air Force, 6 Years

USAF AEEROSPACE MEDICAL TECHNICIAN
Marcus Allen
Marcus Allen
Class of 2007
Army, 2 Years

Info Tech
Apart of 2nd Infantry Division
Marilyn T. Rattler (Green)
Marilyn T. Rattler (Green)
Class of 2002
Army, 5 Years

I am a Heavy Vehicle Operator. I am currently a SSG and stationed overseas in Schweinfurt, Germany. My unit has been deployed on Camp Arifjan since October 2010. I have served in OIF 06-08 with 2-8 Cav from Ft. Hood, TX.
martin macklin
martin macklin
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

ret
martin macklin
martin macklin
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

usmc
Maurice Bowman
Maurice Bowman
Class of 1991
Army, 4 Years

Served as a military policeman. Stationed in Fort Clayton, Panama for 2 years and stationed in Fort Gordon for another year before ending tour of service.
Michael Bryant
Michael Bryant
Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years

SGT, Signal Core, veteran of the Gulf War.
Natalie Hammond Hutchinson
Natalie Hammond Hutchinson
Class of 1978
Navy, 4 Years

served as a data processor
Natasha Erskine
Natasha Erskine
Class of 1995
Air Force, 11 Years

Rank: TSgt
NCO In Charge of Communications Materiel
2005 U.S. Air Force Supply NCO of the Year
2006 Federally Employed Women's Meritorious Awd
Natasha Erskine
Natasha Erskine
Class of 1995
Air Force, 11 Years

Rank: TSgt
NCO In Charge, Communications Materiel Management

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