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

Chelsea Rump (Knight)
Chelsea Rump (Knight)
Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years

Served as 68W (Medic) Airborne at Joint base Elmindorf-Richardson AK 425 Brigade C co 725 BSB and served 1 year deployment 02/2009-02/2010 as an attachment to 1/40 Cavalry unit.
David g Hoop
David g Hoop
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

U.S. Army 554th Eng.Combat Bn.20th Eng.Brig.Served Bao-Loc Vietnam Bravo Co.also Long-Bien 604th maintence Bn.
Douglas A. Gragg
Douglas A. Gragg
Class of 1957
Army, 2 Years

Drafted in April, 1963. Completed my basic training at Ft. Gordon, Augusta, Ga and sent to Ft. Devens, Mass where I was assigned to work as a payroll clerk. I served the remainder of my time there and left the service as a Sp5 E-5 in April, 1965.
Erin Gibson
Erin Gibson
Class of 1999
Army, 9 Years

Joined after graduation and have been active duty since. Have had 3 deployments (2 to Iraq and 1 to Afghanistan) since this war started.
Am a Sgt. and Flight Medic stationed at Fort Bragg in NC.
Jerry Platt
Jerry Platt
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

U.S. Navy Retired (Feb 2005)
Jim Tobias
Jim Tobias
Class of 1977
Air Force, 14 Years

Worked on variety of fighter aircraft while stationed at Myrtle Beach,Clark AB Phillipines and Edwards AFB in Ca
John Swallow
John Swallow
Class of 1968
Air Force, 6 Years

Served in Vietnam for 13 months. Re-fueled aircraft in flight refueling as boom operator. Was also trainer instructor. Obtained college degree while in Air Force.
Kenna Brandt
Kenna Brandt
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served on active duty for 9 years...starting as a dental technician and later retraining to become a training manager. I've been full time as an Air Force reservist since leaving active duty in 1995.
Mike Weldy
Mike Weldy
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Served in various positions including Tank Commander/ Platoon Sergeant in Desert Storm. Spent last 6 years in Recruiting.
Robert Platt
Robert Platt
Class of 1980
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

8 years Marine Corp and 17 Years Coast Guard
Shannon Zell
Shannon Zell
Class of 1983
National Guard, 20+ Years

Served as a Water Platoon Sergeant during several National Emergencies, Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom.
STEVE DEARTH
STEVE DEARTH
Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years

SERVED IN SAC FOR 4 YEARS WORKING IN COMMUNICATIONS
Tim Angle
Tim Angle
Class of 1984
National Guard, 20+ Years

Tim served in the Army National Guard doing a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia during the Persian Gulf War and a tour of duty in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom II.
Timothy Austin Angle
Timothy Austin Angle
Class of 2013
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Currently serving in the USMC stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC.
Tracie Darlene (Stahl) Sims
Tracie Darlene (Stahl) Sims
Class of 1990
Army, 20+ Years

25W - Telecommunications Operations Chief for 14 yrs 10 mons and 79V7 - Army Reserve Career Counselor (ARCC) for 5 years 4 mons.
Deployed to Albania, Kosovo, Sarajevo, Afghanistan, & Iraq
William Lester "Bill" Wilhelm
William Lester "Bill" Wilhelm
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Service Branch
Field Artillery
Last Primary MOS
17K-Ground Surveillance Radar Crewman
Last MOS Group
Field Artillery (Enlisted)
Last Unit
1969-1970, 17K, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment/HHT
Service Years
1969 - 1970
Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Order of the Spur

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