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

Billy Miller
Billy Miller Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
Spent my first four years in the Army, but then joined the Navy and retired from the Navy in the year 2000. In the Army I was stationed in Montery California, and Nurenburg German. In the Navy I sailed the world on three ships. the USS Mcdonough Charleston SC, the USS Lasalle in Bahrain during the Persian Gulf conflict, and the USS Ticondaroga Pascagula Mississippi.
Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
retired as 1stSgt of Lima 3rd BN 24th Marines.
Brian Thomas
Brian Thomas Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
I recently retired from the Marines 1 June, 2008.I have been stationed in Okinawa , Japan , Korea been all around the world. Spent alot of time at Camp Pendleton, Ca as well as other bases In Cali. I did some time inTexas,Alabama (at Army bases) Tennesee, and of course good 'ole Camp Lejeune NC.I retired a 1stSgt with the best unit in the Marine Corps Lima Co. 3rd BN 24th Marines.I did have the opportunity to go get some (combat) as Marines say it on multiple occassions.And wouldn't take anything for the experiences I had while serving our great nation.
Calvin Hailey
Calvin Hailey Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years
Military Police in the army. Served In Europe and the USA.
Clay (Peanut) Wells
Clay (Peanut) Wells Class of 1984
Air Force, 19 Years
I have been in the AF since I graduated from UNCC in 1988. I am currently teaching at the Air Force Institute of Technology in Ohio. I will be retiring in Dec 2008 and still don't know what I want to be when I grow up...
Derek Harris
Derek Harris Class of 1986
Air Force, 15 Years
Joined the Air Force in 1987 enlistment was up with the air national guard in 2003. Air Force 3 years, Rhein Main air base Germany, Eglin air base Florida and Charlotte NC Air National Guard base, C130 crew chief. North Carolina Air National Guard 12 years. Missions flown: Alot
Ellison Bowman
Ellison Bowman Class of 1986
Army, 9 Years
Special assignment. Worked at the Pentagon with a TS clearance for the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).
Iain Wells
Iain Wells Class of 1983
Coast Guard, 19 Years
I won 2005 Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Year Award for the East Coast. My 10 year old daughter Shannon next to me.
Iain Wells
Iain Wells Class of 1983
Coast Guard, 19 Years
Looking for any Forest Hills Alumni that are currently in the Coast Guard or have been in the Coast Guard.
James Barrett
James Barrett Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years
I'm in Iraq right now. And I'm a 11B
Jason Stokes
Jason Stokes Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years
veteran of the iraq war, tour in south korea...served our country well
Jeremy Bennett
Jeremy Bennett Class of 1988
Army, 19 Years
Army Aviator for the last 11 years. Currently stationed at the Army Aviation Center in Alabama.
Joseph Collins
Joseph Collins Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Infantry, Water Survival Instructor, Close Combat instructor
K. Lepoleon Chambers
K. Lepoleon Chambers Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined Navy in 1989 and recently retired in 2009.
Michelle Allen
Michelle Allen Class of 1998
Army, 10 Years
SSG, 68K, Army Reserve, 5 Years Active to Fort Bragg, Walter Reed, Fort Sam, Soto Cano, Honduras, Lakenheath, England, and Heidelberg, Germany
Mitchell Taylor
Mitchell Taylor Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
Last duty station, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md. (The Presidents Hospital)
Steven Smith
Steven Smith Class of 2000
Navy, 7 Years
Currently serving.
Tim Melton
Tim Melton Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
I served two tours in Southwest Asia. I retired on 1 June 2007. I have been to over 20 countries and served as Flight Chief, Airman Leadership School and Director of Resources, Non Commissioned Officer Academy before retiring. Aim High and Never Forget!
Twila King
Twila King Class of 1984
Army, 12 Years
First of all I was an Admin Specialist and then went to X-ray school thru the Army. After I got off of active duty for 6 years my reserve unit was activated for Operation Desert Storm and I spent another year on active duty so I'm offically a war veteran now.

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