Military Alumni

Military 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

Amanda Lozier
Amanda Lozier Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years
Is proudly serving in the US Army as a Mental Health Professional.
Charley Helvy
Charley Helvy Class of 1992
Air Force, 15 Years
August 26 makes 15 years I have been in the US Air Force. In 2001 I fell off of a snow removal truck and injured my back. I had a surgery but it did not fix the problem. Since the accident occured in the line of duty I will probably be getting out of the Air Force in a few months with a medical retirement. I have been stationed in Alaska twice, Panama, Korea, New Mexico, and Texas. I have been to South West Asia multiple tours and lived in Qatar for a year. I am a Heavy mobile vehicle mechanic but with promotions I have been stuck in an office doing management stuff for the last 6-7 years. When I leave here I will probably return to Killeen Tx because we own a home there. I achieved my associates degree while in the air force but the constant moving and deployments have made the bachelors hard. I haven't given up though and lack 5 classes to get my bachelors in Operations Management.
cody townsend
cody townsend Class of 2006
Air Force, 1 Years
Is proudly serving as law enforcement in the United States Air Force
Dennis Litton
Dennis Litton Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
Aviation Electrician Mate 2nd class
Gary Harmon
Gary Harmon Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Served Oct 63 to Oct 67
Gary Johnson
Gary Johnson Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Retired
Greg Nelson
Greg Nelson Class of 2006
Air Force, 1 Years
Is proudly serving in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft electrician.
James Jones
James Jones Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served in USMC With MARV/SOG units S.E. Asia. Pro primary MOS 0311/0312. Was Honorable Discharged with honors.
Leslie Ray Easley
Leslie Ray Easley Class of 1957
Navy, 10 Years
I was a Navy Hospital Corpsmanwho served at various Navy Hospitals, Infirmary's, Naval and Marine Corp Air Stations, and One Navy AirCraft Carrier (The USS Cape Esperance CVU88). The final year of Service was with The Third Marine Division, 3rd Med Btln, when the Division first landed in VietNam. I was discharged after being evacuated back to the United States in July of 1965 to The Naval Hospital at Oakland, California for treatment for three months. I was not injured in combat but in a Jeep rollover on the way up a hill to give treatment to several men who were wounded. I was given a Medical Discharge with severance pay and then told that I had the right to seek further treatment from The Veteran's Administrations should I not be able to maintain full time civilian employment. I did work for the next 24 years before becoming unable to work so I was given total disability by The Veteran's Administration. I had planned to make The Navy my life's career but it was not to be. The highlight of my life was at the 45th Clsss Reunion for the class of 1957 as Mr. (Coach) O'Dell , Colonel, USMC Reserves .pinned several medals on my chest which had been received from the Navy Department 35 years after my discharge. Most of these medals could not have been awarded while I was on temporary active duty for treatment. I graduated from Oklahma State University in 1974 with a Degree of Bachelor of Science. I had not gratuated in 1957 with the Cushing High School in 1957 but earned the equivalent (GED) which met the requirements for my 1968 enrollment at Oklahoma State University. I no longer attend class reunions but keep all classmates in my daily prayers. Many of the 1857 classmates who have died were some of the best friends a person could have. We are now in the final years of our lives and are very gratefull for the years we spent at The Cushing High School. My message to those graduates who could attend class reunions but do not is that you may never have more loyal friends so try to meet with them at least once a year. There will come a time when you might not be able to attend such a gathering so do so if you can. no longer abe to attend class reunions but I am there in spirit and miss being with those former classmated,
Leslie Ray Easley
Leslie Ray Easley Class of 1957
Navy, 10 Years
Served with one Navy Ship, everal Navy Air and land stations. Spent the last year with The Third Marine Division when that Division landed in Viet Nam in 1965. I was are evacued back to the Navy Hospital in Oakland, Ca, where I was treated for three months then given a medical disability discharge.
Lewis R. (Bob) Rogers, II
Lewis R. (Bob) Rogers, II Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
Internal Auditor and Base Comptroller.
Lonnie Lincoln Miers
Lonnie Lincoln Miers Class of 1936
Air Force, 1 Years
Lonnie went into service into service in 1942. He died the following year on March 3, 1943 after his B17-F was shot down following a bombing raid on the docks of Palermo, Sicily.
Mike Scott
Mike Scott Class of 1994
Army, 6 Years
Conducted over 250 combat missions in iraq OIF/OND
Robert Blue
Robert Blue Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Sgt Blue, Desert Storm Vet, 1st Mar Div, 3rd Mar Div.
Ronald L. Hughes
Ronald L. Hughes Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Transportation Supervisor Tours of Duty in Germany, Japan, Guam, Texas and Retired in Altus OK
Samuel E King
Samuel E King Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
Vietnam Veteran
Shane Miller
Shane Miller Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 4 Years
USMC - Semper Fi
Teri Thomas
Teri Thomas Class of 1975
Air Force, 18 Years
Superintendent, Personnel Programs, National Guard Bureau. Six-month tour in Iraq 2006-07.
Terry Don Pierce
Terry Don Pierce Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Terry served in a rifle company in. Irtnam during the get offensive was honorable discharged. In 2015 he passed from agent orange complications. Semper Fi brother.
Timothy David Wright
Timothy David Wright Class of 1994
Navy, 13 Years
Been in the Navy on Submarines since 19th December 2000.

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Class of '57

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