Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Calvin Parrish
Calvin Parrish Class of 1956
Army, 3 Years
Started with the 82nd Airborne Division following Radio Operator school and Basic Training. Then on to 10th Special Forces Group in southern Germany and the Special Forces Association as a General Member and Life Member. Was also their "Editor" of their quarterly magazine for over 13 years, ending in mid-2006.
Calvin Parrish
Calvin Parrish Class of 1956
Army, 3 Years
Started with the 82nd Airborne Division following Radio Operator school and Basic Training. Then on to 10th Special Forces Group in southern Germany and the Special Forces Association as a General Member and Life Member. Was also their "Editor" of their quarterly magazine for over 13 years, ending in mid-2006.
Don Stults
Don Stults Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served with 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division. Member of regimental combat group stationed in Japan and Okinawa. Returned to US in and served in Camp Pendleton Military a Police.
Earl (Woody) Woodward
Earl (Woody) Woodward Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years
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Paul L. Otis
Paul L. Otis Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years
Basic: Ft. Jackson, SC; AIT: Ft. McLellan, AL (MP School). Sent to Fort Hood, Texas (That's How I Got Here), Where I Spent the Remainder of My Service, in the 410th & 256th Military Police Companies (720th MP BN, 89th MP Group, III Corps). Did Duty on Road Patrol and in the MP Station There. Also Served as a Reserve Police Officer During That Time in a Nearby Town, Which Led to Full-Time Police Work After I Left the Army. Was a Good Time to Join the Army, Right After Vietnam War, As I Was Never Sent Overseas or to a War Zone (Thank God!)... I Have Great Respect For Those Who Did Get Sent, Though, Before and After.
Ralph "Bud" O'Dell
Ralph "Bud" O'Dell Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years
Served 3 years, ! yr in Alaska. 6 months Arlington, Va, 1 1/2 years Fort Irwin, Barstow. U.S Army Security Agency
Roger William THompson
Roger William THompson Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years
Did my basic Training at Fort Polk La., my advanced infantry at Fort Jackson S.C., and medical training at Fort Sam Houston San Antonio Texas. I spent 9 mos on a nuclear strike base 80 kilometers N.E. of Frankfurt Germany, in the Fulda Valley with the 3rd Armor Div. I was later transferred to Vietnam, the 1st Div 2nd Bn Co. B 16th Rangers as their medic for 13 months. I was made a honorary life member.

Classmates Spotlight

David Starr Jordan High School Classmates

Cathy Mckinnon
Class of '81

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