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
Class of 1999
Army, 7 Years
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Is presently serving in the Marine Corps. Has one year of inactive reserve and four years active duty. I served in Operation Iraqi Freedom for seven months where I injured my knee and was sent home five months early. I was stationed at Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina for four years. I am currently stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Futenma and will be here for the next three years.
Class of 1988
Army, 19 Years
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served in USMC for 4 yrs after high school. Got out ot pursue other goals. Had a great experience.
Class of 1967
Air Force, 23 Years
Military Police, Computer operator, Information Technology.
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
140E PATRIOT WARRANT OFFICER TACTICIAN/TECHNICIAN
CW4 OFFICER TRAINING DIVISION AND WARRANT OFFICER BRANCH CHIEF FOR THE PATRIOT MISSILE SYSTEM AT FORT SILL, OK
GRADUATED FROM DILLON HIGH IN 1986 AND JOINED THE ARMY ON JULY15, 1986.
1986-1990 PATRIOT MISSILE CREWMEMBER IN ALPHA 8-43 ADA GIEBELSTADT, GERMANY.
1990-1992 PATRIOT MISSILE SECTION SGT(P)-DESERT SHIELD/ DESERT STORM CREDITED WITH COMBAT INTERCEPT OF SCUD MISSILE WITH ALPHA 2-7 ADA FROM FORT BLISS, TX.
1993-1995 ALPHA 4-43/1-1 ADA PATRIOT MISSILE SSG-GIESSEN, GERMANY AND FORT HOOD, TX
1996-1997 ECHO 1-43 ADA PATRIOT MISSILE SSG-KUNSAN AB, KOREA
1997-2002 CHARLIE 3-43 ADA PATRIOT MISSILE WARRANT OFFICER WO1/CW2-COMBAT TOUR LIMITED ACTION DESERT THUNDER
2002-2005 ALPHA 5-7ADA COMBAT TOUR DEFENSE OF ISRAEL DURING OIF/OEF PATRIOT MISSILE WARRANT OFFICER AND BATTALION EMMO CW2/CW3 HANUA, GERMANY / ISRAEL
2006-2009 OFFICER TRAINING DIVISION AND WARRANT OFFICER BASIC COURSE PATRIOT BRANCH CHIEF CW3/CW4 FORT BLISS, TX/FORT SILL, OK
Class of 1988
National Guard, 12 Years
Served 9 years in the traditional national guard as a fuel specialist. Started working full time with national guard as a training nco with a M1A1 tank company. Twelve years and counting.
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Ulysses Wesley Mays (SGM RET) was born in Brooklyn,New York and raised in Little Rock, South Carolia. Certainly, growing up and working in the hot tobacco fields of South Carolina, taught him discipline and the value of organization and hard work. He recieved his early childhood education in the South Carolina public school system graduating from Dillon High School-home of the "Dillon Wildcats" in 1978. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Excelsior College in Albany, New York. He is currently working on his Masters in Leadership Management from Webster University. Throughout his distinguished military career he served in numerous locations around the world-Beligum, Germany, Turkey, Africa, Korea, Texas,Maryland, The White House, and Kansas to name a few. He is a tested and proven leader, a combat Soldier, and a recipient of the coveted Bronze order of Mercury for excellent in the Signal world. While assigned to Fort Riley, Kansas, Sergeant Major Mays was awarded the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal for his outstanding volunteer work both on and off the installation. In July 2008 he retired from the military, culminating a distinguished career of more than thirty years of dedicated service to the United States of America. Mr. Mays currently serves as the treasurer of the Fort Gordon Credit Union Augusta, Georgia, the Vice President of the Augusta Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen,Vice President of the Fort Gordon Sergeants Major Association, and a life time active member of the Buffalo Soldiers of America. Mr. Mays spends his free time writing, traveling, doing volunteer work and just enjoying all that life has to offer!
Class of 1988
Air Force, 16 Years
Deployed in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Air Force Combat Action Medal Recepient
Awarded Bronze Star for Heroic Combat Action
Ann Marie Lee
Class of '90
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