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
Aubrey Barbour Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years Served in the following wars and conflicts Panama Conflict: 1989 Desert Shield/Desert Storm: 1990-1991 Bosnia Conflict: 1999-2002 Afghanistan War "Operation Enduring Freedom" 2003-2006 Iraqi War "Operation Iraqi Freedom" 2003-2006
Aubrey Barbour Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years Navy Rescue Swimmer Budgeting, Finance and Supply Chain Management Wars: Panama Conflicr: 1989 Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm: 1990-1991 Bosnia: 1999, 2002 Operation Enduring Freedom: Afghanistan 2003, 2005-2006 Operation Iraqi Freedom: Iraq 2004, 2005-2006
Calvin Malone Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years Telephone Repairman
Chris Walker Class of 1983
Army, 3 Years Parachute Rigger
Dave Blankenship Class of 1982
Navy, 9 Years Served on the USS Saratoga from 1984-1988 with Fighter Squadron 103 during the conflict with Libya
Dave Boyles Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years Haze Grey and Underway on Uss Virginia CGN-38, Uss Luce DDG-38, Uss Antrim FFG-20, Uss Stump DD-978 and USNS Leroy Grumman T-AO-195
David Harding Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired from USAF after 20 years.Served in Desert Strom and Bosnia conclicts.
Deborah Bryant Bowles Class of 1972
Navy, 2 Years Radioman
Dennis Turpin Class of 1973
Air Force, 11 Years Korea Service 1973-75 K-8 8th Tactical Fighter Wing,aircraft systems tech. Germany Det.23 Defense Communications. 606 Tactical Control Sq.
Dion Brinkley Class of 1999
Air Force, 10 Years Security Police and Military Working Dog Handler
Donald E Jennings Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years Served one year of service in Seoul, Korea, 1958-1959. Honorably Discharged in September, 1960 at Fort McPherson, GA.
Edward Boylan Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years Graduated from VMI and was commissioned in the Field Artillery. Served in the Federal Republic of Germany, Commanded and taught Tactics and Gunnery at the Field Artillery School at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Retired a Lieutenant Colonel after 20 years.
Gary Morgan Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years Commisioned after graduating from VMI in 1981. Served in the Field Artillery in Germany, Fort Bragg, NC, VMI, Korea, Former Soviet Union, and the Pentagon. Retired in 2002.
George Minnis Gibbs Class of 1944
Navy, 6 Years Navy 1944-46 [Pacific], Army 1949-52 [Army of Occupation in Japan, First Cavalry Division in Korea for a year], extended duty in Japan.
heather martin Class of 1992
Coast Guard, 4 Years served in Chesapeake and Porsmouth.
JAMES A JONES IV Class of 1979
Navy, 13 Years After 13 years active duty in the Navy, I did 8 years Va Army National Guard; from where I retired.
James A. Jones, IV Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years I served 13 years in the NAVY, immediately after high school. My daughter was on the way, so I turned down a football scholarship to ECSU to provide for my family. I have no regrets. We were able to live in Puerto Rico for five years, thanks to the Navy. I later did 8 years in the ARMY. Between the two, I saw and did a lot; more than most could in a lifetime.
James Ghrist Class of 1974
Army, 7 Years I spent 7 years as a Military Policeman taking my Basic Training at Fort Knox, Ky. MP training at Fort Gordon, Ga. Stationed at Fort Knox, Ky. for 15 months. Next went to Wildflecken, West Germany (right on the former East German border_ Very Nervous times) Suffered spinal injury & retired. Worked for 2 major American corporations, and now retired & single in Sarasota, Florida
John W. Epling
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