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

Ana Walton
Ana Walton Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired 1 July 2006
Barry R. Cohen
Barry R. Cohen Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years
1LT and KC-135A Pilot, Fairchild AFB, WA
Brian Sommers
Brian Sommers Class of 1990
Air Force, 13 Years
EW stationed at Offutt AFB, Ne EW instructor at Keesler AFB, MS EW instructor at Lackland AFB, TX
Bryan Holloman
Bryan Holloman Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years
Graduated Army OCS (Ft. Benning, GA) in 2009. Currently serving on active duty in the Ordnance Corps.
Charles Wesley
Charles Wesley Class of 1977
Army, 6 Years
Served in Korea as a mountain warfare instructor .
Chris Russell
Chris Russell Class of 1995
Navy, 12 Years
Rescue Swimmer Instructor OIF/OEF veteran
Daarel Burnette
Daarel Burnette Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
I retired from the United States Air Force on December 31, 2000. I culminated a long and distinguished career as a finance officer at many professional levels. In my final assignment, I had the responsibility for executing the Air Force logistics supply procurement mission by planning and acquiring $20 billion in spare parts supporting war fighters. I was commissioned through Georgia Tech's Reserve Officer Training Corp and served in a variety of command and staff assignments. A career finance officer, I commanded a controller squadron and a logistics division, and served staff tours in major commands, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the Pentagon.
David Williams
David Williams Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). Desert Storm veteran. Retired after 24 years of service with 12 years as enlisted and 12 years as an officer retiring at the rank of Captain. Photo taken while off the coast of Singapore, 1990.
Dewayne Blackmon
Dewayne Blackmon Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years
Serving as a Army Congressional Fellow
Gary Whitworth
Gary Whitworth Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years
1989-1993 Gulf War and Germany
Hal Greer
Hal Greer Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years
QM2 served aboard USS Jonas Ingram (DD-938) Middle East Deployment in '77 Med Deployment in '78 Charleston shipyards '79 Honarble Discharge in '80
Jeffery M. Fuller
Jeffery M. Fuller Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
Fast Attack Submarine navigation and operations supervisor. Retired as QMC(SS), (E-7/Chief Petty Officer). Basically, I hunted for the Red October.
Jeffrey W. (Jeff) Watson
Jeffrey W. (Jeff) Watson Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
United States Army, 1975-1979; Specialist Fifth Class (E-5); United States Air Force, 1986-2006; Air Force Judge Advocate (JAG); Colonel (retired); now residing in Shalimar, Florida.
Jerome M. Hall
Jerome M. Hall Class of 1995
Navy, 14 Years
Still serving on adtive duty.
Jim Thompson
Jim Thompson Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
Started out as a tanker ultimatly becoming a Tank Commander and later went into communications repair working at the Florida Rangers Camp on Eglin AFB for a while. Ended up in WV as an Army Recruiter and Station Commander culminating my career as Assistant Operations in Beckley, WV. Two tours in Germany and a short tour in Korea with a tour in Louisiana where my son was born.
joe tingles
joe tingles Class of 1988
Navy, 18 Years
navy seal
John A. Ferko
John A. Ferko Class of 1982
Air Force, 15 Years
Chief, Exercise Branch and Senior Missile Correlation Center Evaluator, Cheyenne Mountain AFS, CO
Marc Couvillon
Marc Couvillon Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Marine Pilot assigned to Cherry Point, NC. Flying Harriers
Mark Stevens
Mark Stevens Class of 1972
Air Force, 7 Years
Mobile combat communications
Maxion Gray Jr. (Mack)
Maxion Gray Jr. (Mack) Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
What a wonderful ride! 12 years- United States Air Force 10 years- Florida Air National Guard 2 Tours South Korea Career Field: Computer Maintenance Retired Master Sergeant (2009)

Classmates Spotlight

Fort Walton Beach High School Classmates

Mike Bates
Class of '72

Alumni Stories

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School News

Dana Sexton Weightman

In the Plattsburgh, NY newspaper there was an obituary for Dana Sexton Weightman, class of 1988. I can see her family fr...
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