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

Bud Sims
Bud Sims Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Maintenance Officer.Retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 3
Casey W. Williams
Casey W. Williams Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 4 Years
2000-2004 - Honorable Discharge
Craig Stern
Craig Stern Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years
Danny Ray Gilbert
Danny Ray Gilbert Class of 1996
Navy, 11 Years
I reported to Recruit Training Command located in Great Lakes, IL in January 1997. Duty Stations: USS MT. WHITNEY (LCC/JCC-20) located in Norfolk, VA (1997-2001); Naval Reserve Professional Development located in New Orleans, LA (2001-2004); USS BATAAN (LHD-5) located in Norfolk, VA (2004-2008); currently station at Afloat Training Command Atlantic located in Norfolk, VA. Accomplishment and recognitions: Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist, Aviation Warfare Specialist, Junior Sailor of the Year (2002), Junior Instructor of the Year (2003), Helping One Student to Succeed (HOSTS) mentor of the Year (2002 & 2003), Junior Sailor of the Quarter, Master Training Specialist Certificate, Engineering Duty Officer, Gas Free Engineering Assistant, Sewage Disposal Officer, Ballasting Officer, four Navy Enlisted Classification Code (NEC), and contributed in the humanitarian efforts during hurricane Katrina, Maritime Operations in Fifth (Arabian Sea) and Sixth Fleet (Mediterranean Sea). I am currently ranked as Chief Damage Controlman (E-7). Awards and decorations include: five Navy Achievement Medals, Navy Unit Commendation ribbon, three Battle “E” ribbons, three Navy Good Conduct Medals, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medals, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, two Sea Service ribbons, NATO Medal- Kosovo, Navy Rifleman Medal. I am presently still enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and is currently at the rank of Chief Damage Controlman (E-7)
Edwin Cleveland
Edwin Cleveland Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from the US Air Force after serving for 20 years and 11 days, not that I was counting!
Guy Nix
Guy Nix Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
Airborne Radio Repairman On the B-52 and KC-135 aircraft of the Strategic Air Command. Participated in Operation Arc Light during the Vietnam war.
Haze Littlefield
Haze Littlefield Class of 1985
Army, 9 Years
Helicopter Maintenance
Jeff Maricelli
Jeff Maricelli Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years
Served 2 years in Germany from 1980 to 82 at 84th Comat Engineer Batallion, and finished at 101st Airborn Air Assault Brigade Kentuky as an E-4 in communications in 1983.
Jerry Lawrence
Jerry Lawrence Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years
Spent three years active and three years in the reserves from May 1989 until 1995. Was station on the U.S.S. Long Beach inported in San Diego, CA.
John Rodgers
John Rodgers Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years
Kenneth Henderson
Kenneth Henderson Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 6 Years
1 year as Military Police Concord Naval Weapons Station, California, 1972 toi 1973. 3 Years in Infantry, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines on Camp Pendleton, California. 2 years Standby Reserve.
Kenneth Louis Henderson
Kenneth Louis Henderson Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 4 Years
4 years active duty, 2 years inactive duty from July 1972 until Honorable Discharge
Kevin Farris
Kevin Farris Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
Assignments include 2nd Ranger Battalion (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Washington; 27th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Detachment, Fort Lewis, Washington; Commander for Support (NATO), Zagreb, Croatia, Operation Joint Endeavor; National Support Element, Taszar, Hungary, Operation Joint Guard; Lone Star Army Ammunition Plant, Texarkana, Texas; U.S. Army Forces Central Command, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Operation Southern Watch; 79th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, Operation Noble Eagle & Kandahar, Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom; Joint Task Force Bravo, Soto Cano Air Base Honduras, Operation Clear Skies; and 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, Wiesbaden Army Air Field, Germany & Camp Victory Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom. Awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with two Oak Leaf Cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal with one Bronze Star, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Metal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal with one Bronze Star, Armed Forces Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon with Numeral 4, NATO Medal, Ranger Tab, Expert Infantryman Badge, Senior Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge, Senior Parachutist Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Jungle Expert Badge, Senior Jordanian Army Parachutist's Badge, 52nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group & 205th Military Intelligence Brigade Shoulder Sleeve Insignia for Former Wartime Service with three Overseas Service Bar, Infantryman’s Cord, and the Military Intelligence Corps’ Knowlton Award.
kevin Jennings
kevin Jennings Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 9 Years
kicked butt and took names in Iraq
Paul Howell
Paul Howell Class of 1984
Army, 3 Years
Army medic from 1987 to 1990
Rodrick Johnson
Rodrick Johnson Class of 1994
Navy, 10 Years
I served in the Navy for 9 years and 9 months. I spent my time in California and Washington. I went on 3 Western Pacific Deployments. I served on 3 different classes of ships. Overall, I am glad I joined the military.
Rodrick Johnson
Rodrick Johnson Class of 1994
Navy, 10 Years
Served on three ships and went on 3 Western Pacific deployments.
Shanee Baker
Shanee Baker Class of 2009
Army, 1 Years
Sharon Johnson Baker
Sharon Johnson Baker Class of 1993
Army, 15 Years
Military Police
Steve Gholston
Steve Gholston Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years
4 years in the US Navy in the Submarine fleet at Groton, CT

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Class of '80

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