Crystal River High School Alumni

Crystal River, Florida (FL)

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

Aaron Blanton
Aaron Blanton
Class of 1990
Army, 15 Years

Active duty for seven years as a Military Police Officer, short break for civilian police training, and current member of Arkansas National Guard with tours to following locations like Saudi, Honduras, Panama, Haiti, Cuba, Bosnia, Iraq X 2.
Andrew McCain
Andrew McCain
Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Enlisted out of high school, aviation supply clerk, commissioned 1987, Ch 53E pilot, T34C IP, Motor Transport Company Commander Marine Corps Reserves. Presently back on active duty, LtCol Marine Forces Pacific Headquarters Command, Camp Smith Hawaii
Andrew Tucker
Andrew Tucker
Class of 1993
Army, 4 Years

Stationed at Ft. Bliss-TX, Bad Kreuznach-Germany, Camp Bondsteel-Kosovo
Art Burke
Art Burke
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

What a Blast
Barbara G. Strahl
Barbara G. Strahl
Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years

I retired from the U.S Navy in Feb 2012. I was a Parachute Rigger. I was stationed in Moffett Field, CA, Pensacola, FL, Guam, Jacksonville, FL, and San Diego, CA. I deployed nine times around the world on land and at sea. I loved every minute of it!
billy b. johnson
billy b. johnson
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

uijongbu korea...66-67-68..lineman & cable splicer....had a blast....met some unforgettable boys, eye opening experience, explored an old machine gun bunker, discarded 1st cav. tank. crossed 38 th parrell, got a new appreciation for america, exited as sp/5 e-5.
Brenda Binegar
Brenda Binegar
Class of 1992
Army, 4 Years

Served in the medical corp as a xray technition
Brenda Binegar(Massey)
Brenda Binegar(Massey)
Class of 1992
Army, 5 Years

91P x-ray tech
Brian Dumal
Brian Dumal
Class of 2002
Army, 10 Years

Honorably Discharged as a Sergeant/Intelligence Analyst. 2 Tours with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division in Iraq, 1 Tour with 3rd Army (USARCENT) in Kuwait, Exercises in Egypt, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia.
Chad Mielke
Chad Mielke
Class of 2008
Navy, 6 Years

Home on leave visiting family.
Charles Manor
Charles Manor
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

U.S.Army. Served in medical field. Retired as First Sergeant (1996). Airborne Badge, Senior Parachutist Master Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, Halo Badge, Expert Field Medical Badge. Served; 13th Coscom, 1st Cav Div, 82nd Airborne Division, 101st Air Assault Division, 2nd Armored Division, 24th Infantry Division, 1st Armored Division, Special Forces School, 232nd Medical Battalion.
Christa Neill
Christa Neill
Class of 1994
Navy, 11 Years

USNA Grad; COMMO on FLETCHER in Pearl; STRIKE on CDS 15, Bahrain; DC Intern, Pentagon; OPS on FITZGERALD in Japan; OPS on LAKE ERIE in HI; Section Chief US Embassy, Bahrain.
Christopher Phillips
Christopher Phillips
Class of 2000
Air Force, 4 Years

Computer and Communications Systems Controller
David Ford
David Ford
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as Quartermaster for 28 years progressing through the Enlisted ranks and reaching E9. Retired as a Master Chief Quartermaster. Not very many of them in the Navy!
David Ford
David Ford
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as a Quartermaster and was promoted through the ranks to E-9. After 28 years I retired from the military.
David Hicks
David Hicks
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

I joined the US Navy just after graduating in 1983. I became a Cryptologic Technician and served in Pensacola, FL., Naples Italy, Rota Spain, Pearl Harbor, HI., and Whidby Island, WA. I retired in 2003. It was an amazing adventure.
Dustin P Dixon
Dustin P Dixon
Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years

station 4 yrs, Ft. Campbell KY
James Babb
James Babb
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Navy Senior Chief. Active Duty 061785-063011.
James Black Jr
James Black Jr
Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years

Combat Engineer with deployment to Iraq.
jenny callaway
jenny callaway
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

Pilot of the Blackhawk- WO2
Jerry E. Nichols
Jerry E. Nichols
Class of 1975
Navy, 11 Years

Served as an Independent Duty Hospital Corpsmen. First six years flew as a Search and Rescue Wet Crewman and last five years on board fast attack nuclear submarines. Was medical retired after a botched surgery.
John Provost
John Provost
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

24+ years service in the US Army. Retired recently as the Chief of Training and Assessment for the U.S. Army Recruiting Command. Currently working as a Government Contractor for the U.S. Army Cadet Command (ROTC).
Justin Loriss
Justin Loriss
Class of 2003
Navy, 5 Years

Signed up for Delayed Entry Program summer prior to senior year. Left for Boot Camp within a month after graduation in 2003. Completed Nuclear Power School in 2004. Qualified from Nuclear Power Training Unit Charleston as a Nuclear Electronics Technician in 2005. Served until 2008.
Kacey Fisher
Kacey Fisher
Class of 2000
Army, 9 Years

I was a militay cook for many years I also worked with supply,mechanics,and MP's.I spent alot of time over seas and am currently a combat Vet.
Karen "Small" Leonard
Karen "Small" Leonard
Class of 1985
Navy, 19 Years

Traveled all over the world and loved serving my country!
Karen "Small" Leonard
Karen "Small" Leonard
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Chief. Been in 22 years as of NOV 2012 and will retire NOV 2014 with 24 years.
Montgomery, David
Montgomery, David
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Still Serving.....Have been stationed from as far was west as Hawaii, and as far east as Scotland. Have completed many MED Cruises. Have even been stationed in DC.....I'm alsways good for a good "Sea Story".
Neal Meyers
Neal Meyers
Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years

Instrumentman 3rd class. Served during Desert Storm on the U.S.S. Frank Cable stationed out of Charleston, SC.
Patrick Hill
Patrick Hill
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 15 Years

Marine Aviator, spent most of my time on West Coast and Western Pacific, mostly Okinawa, Japan, Korea and Philippines. Got out of USMC in 1990 and currently commercial airline pilot.
Ray Shields
Ray Shields
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as a Navy Hospital Corpsman from March 1984 to October 2004. Retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer at Naval Medical Center San Diego.
Rebecca Schirmer
Rebecca Schirmer
Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years

I am a Chaplain Assistant. I help those here in America and Overseas. I help all religions and all types of people. When I am on a deployment I get to be a body guard for a Chaplain which means I must be on top of the safety of not only myself but someone else. Awesome job!!!
Robert Canfield
Robert Canfield
Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 17 Years

Served as infantry man with the second Marine Division in Beruit 1983. Panama 1988 Desert Storm Somolia. Medically Retired due to combat injuries
Roger Jones
Roger Jones
Class of 2006
Navy, 4 Years

Riverine
Roger Lee Jones
Roger Lee Jones
Class of 2006
Navy, 3 Years

E4, MA Stationed: Manama, Bahrain
Romulo Camargo
Romulo Camargo
Class of 1993
Army, 13 Years

I have spent 13 Years in the Army. I have 12 years of Special Operations experience. I was Enlisted for 10 1/2 years. When I was a SFC/E7 I made the Transition and Became a Warrant Offficer. I am currently A CW2 and I am the Assistant Detachment Commander on an SFODA (Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha). I have served three tours In Afghanistan.
Russell Correll
Russell Correll
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Stationed at F.E. Warren AFB Cheyenne,Wyoming
Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones
Class of 1986
Air Force, 19 Years

Serving as Intelligence Analyst.
Scott Welch
Scott Welch
Class of 1990
Navy, 5 Years

Aircrewman: flew as sensor operator in the S-3B Viking. Now a teacher. Married with 5 children.
Stephen Moore
Stephen Moore
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Traffic Management Office, Logistics Manager
Thomas
Thomas
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 26 years in the Navy as an Electronics Tech and ultimately finished as a Navy Counselor Master Chief.

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Class of '73

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