Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Billie Jo Gannone (McClain)
Billie Jo Gannone (McClain)
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Serving as a Korean Cryptologic Linguist in the United States Marine Corps on active Duty. She is currently finishing a tour in South Korea.
Christopher Adcock
Christopher Adcock
Class of 1998
National Guard, 7 Years

Works full-rime for the Kentucky National Guard in Frankfort Ky. Served a year in Kuwait during Operation Iraqi Freedom 3.
David Martin
David Martin
Class of 1965
Army, 1 Years

Died in Vietman.
David Talley
David Talley
Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years

Field Artillery. One tour in Iraq
DeAndra Wade
DeAndra Wade
Class of 1996
Navy, 3 Years

Assigned to VFA-115 in Lemoore, CA. Third Class Petty Officer.
Donald R. Brewer
Donald R. Brewer
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Master Sergeant Brewer is serving our country in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom from March 2008 - March 2009. Please pray for the safety of our soldiers. Donnie has devoted 21 + years for the freedom you enjoy today, he has served 2 tours in the Middle East as well as many "Mercy Missions" all over the world.
Donnie Brewer
Donnie Brewer
Class of 1987
National Guard, 20+ Years

Donnie served in the Army - 4 years. Joined the National Guard in '90 and spent a tour in Iraq - Operation Desert Storm. He has continued his career in the Guard is now Master Sergeant Brewer, works as a home health nurse as a civilian.
Eric Webb
Eric Webb
Class of 1995
Army, 8 Years

Signal - 1st CAV
Freddy (Fred) Smith
Freddy (Fred) Smith
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Served 4 years in U. S. Navy attaing rank of Yeoman 2nd class.
Served 6 years in the U. S. Army Reserves as a Supply Sgt. attaining the rank of Sgt. E-7.
Garry S Daniel
Garry S Daniel
Class of 1976
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Heavy Wheel and Track Mechanic for Ky. Army National Guard Aviation for 30 years retired
Greg Newton
Greg Newton
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

U.S. Navy 1980-2000. Recruit Taining Command, Great Lakes, IL, USS Bryce Canyon AD-36, Pearl Harbor, HI. Fighter Squardon One Hundred Eleven, San Diego, CA, USS Saragota CV-60, Mayport, FL, Recruit Training Command, Orlando, FL, 20th Naval Constructin Battalion, Seabees, Gulport, MS.
Jamie Smith
Jamie Smith
Class of 1987
Army, 19 Years

19 years of service that includes Korea, Germany, Iraq, and several locations across the US. Currently a MSG serving at Ft. Knox, KY. I served 10 years on tanks and the past 9 years as a Career Counsler.
Jeffrey Suber
Jeffrey Suber
Class of 1981
Army, 4 Years

1984 to 1988 active duty. Fort Jackson, Fort Gordon, Germany to Korea and home.
Jeffrey Wayne Smith
Jeffrey Wayne Smith
Class of 1977
Army, 18 Years

BlackHawk Crew Chief/Aerial Gunner
Disabled American Veteran
And yes... I would proudly do it again in a heartbeat.
Remember those who gave you those precious rights you have; Freedom does not come free.
Jim Roberts
Jim Roberts
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

Served six years as a B-52G Navigator in the Air Force '74-'80. Served 15+ years as an Army Chaplain '86-2000. Lived in Mather AFB & Warner Robins AFB in the AF. Army duty included Fort Knox, Fort Monmouth, (Overseas) Pirmasens, Stuttgart, Hanau, Germany deployed to Desert Storm and 2 years on the Sava River in Croatia. Finally retired and am now a transition counselor for Soldiers leaving the military at Ft. Knox.
Jim Woolums
Jim Woolums
Class of 1967
National Guard, 20+ Years

Jim served 24 years in the Kentucky Army National Guard. He served duriing Viet Nam as well as Operation Desert Storm. He retired as a full-time Civil Service employee with the Ky. Guard in 1996.
Larry M Anderson
Larry M Anderson
Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years

Served 4 years sailing around the world as F-14 Tomcat Aviation Electrician's Mate. Served aboard USS America and USS Dwight D Eisenhower aircraft carriers.
Leland Allen Fincham
Leland Allen Fincham
Class of 1967
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired as LTC Engineer Officer in 2001
Matt Green
Matt Green
Class of 1980
Army, 15 Years

Gulf War Veteran
michael matzke
michael matzke
Class of 1998
Navy, 7 Years

Served 5 years sailing around the world on the USS kearsarge (Amphibious Assault) as a Operations Specialist. Currently serving tour in Iraq until October, then return to Damneck, VA to continue tour
Nathan Church
Nathan Church
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Been all over and seen everything....
Paul D. Cobb
Paul D. Cobb
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

Special Forces Combat Ranger
Served 1 year in Afghanistan
Served also at FT.Stewart, Ga
Richard Woodard
Richard Woodard
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Retired
Ronald Berry
Ronald Berry
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Vietnam Veteran
Tina Masters
Tina Masters
Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years

Tina was a member of a unit which is out of lexington KY. While in Iraq on Active Duty she was reassigned to the 427th Trans co. out of Ft. Drum N and has now be reassigned to the 924th tc Fresno Ca. Now is preparing for deplo. to Iraq.
Travis Shane (Ball) Garrett
Travis Shane (Ball) Garrett
Class of 1998
Navy, 8 Years

Served as a Nuclear Mechanical Operator from Jan 1998- Dec 2005. I first served aboard the USS Maine SSBN-741 Blue Crew as a Nuclear Machinist Mate. I then served aboard the USS Emory S. Land AS-39 Submarine Tender as the Lead in the Reactor Repair Shop 38N stationed in La Magdalena, Italy.

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Stephanie Brown
Class of '93

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Annual FCHS Soccer Alumni game

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Our Franklin County High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Franklin County High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Frankfort are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!