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

(Toby) Albert LeDesma
(Toby) Albert LeDesma Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Camp Lejuene Band
Aubrey (Milico) Freeman
Aubrey (Milico) Freeman Class of 1975
Army, 13 Years
Went in as a Military Policeman finished as a Staff Sgt working on Huey's. Was on active duty and served both in the Reserves (out at Lake Front) and in La. Army National Guard Lake Front Airport,
Barney Seely
Barney Seely Class of 1970
Navy, 8 Years
Duty Stations, Schools and TAD Naval & Marine Corps Reserve Training Center, New Orleans, LA USS Putnam DD757 RTC, Orlando, FL USS Beatty DD756 NSTC, Great Lakes, IL NAF Sigonella, Sicily USS John F Kennedy CV67 SIMA, Little Creek, VA Fleet Combat Training Center, Dam Neck, VA Afloat Training Group, Norfolk, VA Gunner’s Mate “A” School 3” 50 cal. Rapid Fire Gun Mount School Magazine Sprinkler School Magazine Sprinkler Inspector School NATO Ammo Depot (undisclosed)
Byron M. Walton Jr.
Byron M. Walton Jr. Class of 2014
National Guard, 2 Years
Played in the 2014 Louisiana State Championship Football Game...won State Championship. ..
C J Ybos
C J Ybos Class of 1974
Air Force, 13 Years
Charles E James
Charles E James Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Recon Scout Sniper, Special ops, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, Khe San,
Chris Wells
Chris Wells Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Infantry/Armor/Transportation Corps...Served in the 1/72 Armor Bn. 2nd Infantry Division-DMZ -Korea, 5th Infantry Division - FT Polk, 603rd MT Co., 105th S&T Battalion, 5th DISCOM, 204th Area Support Group, 377th TSC, 22nd SUPCOM -Desert Storm, 3rd Army/377th TSC - Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Retired Colonel - 33 years December 2006.
DAVID HOGGATT Class of 1987
Navy, 8 Years
Deon J. Tollstrup
Deon J. Tollstrup Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years
Received a commission as a 2d Lt in 1962 and served in the Security Forces career field, with overseas assignments in France, Turkey, and Thailand (during war in Vietnam). Also served at Randolph AFB, TX, USAF Academy, CO, Buckley ANGB, CO, Vandenberg AFB, CA, and Barksdale AFB, LA. Retired as a Lt Colonel in 1982.
Donald P Guidry
Donald P Guidry Class of 1972
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Sr. Maintence NCO, SQD Leader, Motor PoolNco
Donald Paul Guidry
Donald Paul Guidry Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
3 1/2 years Air Force 1974-1977 34 years Army Reserve 2012 RETIRE
Donnie Hanberry
Donnie Hanberry Class of 1958
Army, 2 Years
As an Sp4, served in the Panama Canal Zone as Officer's Finance Clerk and later as a member of the U.S. Army Pistol Team.
Douglas Batson
Douglas Batson Class of 1963
Navy, 2 Years
Viet Nam conflict; ..(2) 6-month deployments with the 7th Fleet. Carrier duty off the coast of north & south Viet Nam. Received the Viet Nam Service Medal. ...GO NAVY!!!!!!!!!
Douglas Batson
Douglas Batson Class of 1963
Navy, 2 Years
Viet Nam conflict; ...(2) deployments to the Far East with the 7th Fleet, (Carrier duty). Received the Viet Nam Service Medal.
Ed (Robert E.) Ellis
Ed (Robert E.) Ellis Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Staff Sergeant (E-5), Avionics / Instrument Specialist. Primarily worked on C-130E's. Basic -- Lackland AFB. Tech School -- Chanute AFB. PCS -- Little Rock AFB. TDY's in SEA and Africa.
Edmond Rogers
Edmond Rogers Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
MSgt, USAF (Retired)
Eric Dessommes
Eric Dessommes Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
2152nd Communications Squadron Naha AFB, Okinawa
Floyd Richard Simmons
Floyd Richard Simmons Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Bombardier/Navigator, Gruman A-6A Intruder
GlennSnell Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years
Trained as Army medic and attended OT Assistant School in Denver, Co. Stationed in San Antonio, Tex. and spent 8 months in Germany at Landstuhl Gen. Hospital. Was a great experience,but it was good to be a civilian again, the public wasn't too receptive to Military back then.
Henry Bonck
Henry Bonck Class of 1956
Navy, 12 Years
Served in several Airborne Patrol Squadrons. Also had several tours of instructor duty teaching maintenance of various anti submarine warfare electronics equiptment

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Class of '83

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