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

Alan Gray
Alan Gray Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Spent the first 15 yrs in Civil Engineering (5 1/2 great years in REDHORSE combat engineers) and the last 5 as Chief of Career Enhancement at Wing Level Personnel. Met my current wife in Korea and have been married for 27 years.
alicia padilla
alicia padilla Class of 1990
Army, 10 Years
I spent five years oversea and five in the states. Im medically retired out of the army.
Bob Torres
Bob Torres Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired in 1993, now serving as the Public Affairs Officer at NAS Corpus Christi.
Brenda Steele
Brenda Steele Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
First 6 years as a musician: First female drummer in the Navy Fleet Bands: Next years as a Hospitalcorpsman. Made alot offriends over the yearsand went to a lot of places. Good times Okinawa Japan, and when I took care of the Marines.
Carl James Leonard
Carl James Leonard Class of 1983
Army, 13 Years
Army Navy and Coast Guard veteran. Operation Iraqui Freedom, medically retired.
Chuck Caldwell
Chuck Caldwell Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 4 Years
METOC observer
Claudianj Tiblier
Claudianj Tiblier Class of 1978
Air Force, 4 Years
Jet Plane Mechanic! : ) A -10A Myrtle Beach AFB, 354 TFW, 356 AMU, Demon Section
David Sanchez
David Sanchez Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Trumpet Player Operations NCO Squad Leader NBC NCO Equal Opportunity NCO
Ermilo Duane Dilley
Ermilo Duane Dilley Class of 1975
Air Force, 9 Years
USAF Reserve 4 years while in medical school; Served 9 years active duty as a physician; 5 years training in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, TX 1982-1987 then served 4 years as pulmonary/critical care physician 1987-1991 at USAF Medical Center Scott, Illinois.
Frank (Jerry) Smith
Frank (Jerry) Smith Class of 1951
Air Force, 20+ Years
Went through Aviation Cadet Program. Received Wings and Commission (2nd Lt.) Feb 7, '55. Spent many years as an Instructor Pilot in the Air Training Command flying T-33 and T-28A. Flew in Alaska with the 317th Fighter Interceptor Squadron flying F-102. Served as an advisor to the Royal Thai Air Force flying T-28D (Close Air Support fighter) in '70-'71. Retired at Tyndall AFB, Panama City, FL in '73. Taught High school for 30 years and now on my second retirement. I had the chance to instruct Wayne Wranoski (E.J.'son) at Big Spring, TX before his tragic death in Viet Nam.
Frank G. (Jerry) Smith
Frank G. (Jerry) Smith Class of 1951
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted 2/3/'53, retired 3/1/'73. Graduated aviation cadet class 55-H 2/7/'55 with pilot wings and commission as 2nd lt. Flew single engine jet and recip engine for over 5,000 hours. Served with the Royal Thai Air Force in '70-'71 as an advisor flying T-28D close air support.Retired at Tyndall AFB, Florida and still live in the area(Lynn Haven). Served throughout Texas, Alabama, Alaska as well as Thailand and Florida. Note; As senior flight check pilot in '62-'63, I gave Capt. Wayne Wranosky his final flight check in pilot training at Big Spring Texas. If that name is familiar, he was the son of E.J Wranosky. He later lost his life in Viet Nam.
Lawrewnce R Donaldson
Lawrewnce R Donaldson Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Served on the USS Constellation CV64 USS America CV66, USS Independence CV62, Uss Albany CG10, USS Puget Sound AD38 Retired in 1086 as a Chief Religious Program Specialist at NTC Orlando. The picture is myRetired Dad pinning on my Achors for promotion to E-7
M Bellah
M Bellah Class of 1988
Navy, 7 Years
Hospital Corpsman
marty bellah
marty bellah Class of 1988
Navy, 7 Years
US Navy Corpsman Gulf War Vet
Rafael Torres
Rafael Torres Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Earned three Purple Hearts in Vietnam.
Rey Torres
Rey Torres Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Medevacced out of Vietnam in 1968. Now a retired Principal, living in Corpus Christi.
Robert P. Dissinger
Robert P. Dissinger Class of 1986
Army, 18 Years
U.S. Army Reserve MAJ
ronald  mangham
ronald mangham Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 15 Years
my dad k.i.a gulf war feb 3 1991 my dad ronald mangham love u
Rudy Torres
Rudy Torres Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired a Marine 1stSgt. Living back in Corpus Christi and runs a Container business.
Samantha Baldwin
Samantha Baldwin Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years
Commanding Officer, USS ARDENT (MCM 12)

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Class of '89

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