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

GLENN N RUFFIN Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
Chief Master Sergeant (retired)
GLENN N. RUFFIN Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from the US AIr Force in 2007
Jessica (Lewis) Harvey
Jessica (Lewis) Harvey Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 5 Years
3 Yrs w/ 7th Comm BN-- 1 Year w/ 4th Maintainance BN-- 1 yr Inactive Reserve
Jessica Harvey (Lewis)
Jessica Harvey (Lewis) Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Went to bootcamp in Parris Island, SC in December of 2004. On April 15, 2005 I gratuated and was sent to Marine Combat Training in North Carolina. After completion of that training I was sent to 29 Palms California for Field Radio Operators School. In Aug 2005, I was stationed in Okinawa Japan where I was with 7th Communication Battalion and the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. In my 3 years in Okinawa I traveled to the Phillipines, Korea, and Indonesia.
Justin T. Norris
Justin T. Norris Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years
LCPL 3rd BAT 3rd MAR DIV 81's WPNS Co.
Lieutenant Commander Joseph "Nicky" Byrd
Lieutenant Commander Joseph "Nicky" Byrd Class of 1988
Navy, 16 Years
US Navy Pilot. Has flown H-57's, CH-46's, and T-34 instructor. Returned from Bahrain in February, and is currently flying C-12's in NAS North Island, San Diego.
Nicole Ford (Norman)
Nicole Ford (Norman) Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 12 Years
GySgt (E-7) Admin Chief/Martial Arts Instructor
Oliver D. Washington, Jr.
Oliver D. Washington, Jr. Class of 1985
Air Force, 17 Years
Lt. Colonel in the US Air Force is currently stationed at the Pentagon Works as an Aquisitions Officer
Thomas "Tommy" Cannon
Thomas "Tommy" Cannon Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
Only 3 stateside assignments!

Classmates Spotlight

Essex High School Classmates

Mark Smith
Class of '98

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