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

Chalmer (Chad) George
Chalmer (Chad) George Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years
30 years Active and Reserve. Retired as Colonel.
Charles Roe
Charles Roe Class of 1996
Army, 11 Years
Did RECON for a few years seeing combat in Bosnia, Kosovo, Colombia, Czeckloslovakia.Now Engineer and seen combat again in Colombia and did work in Korea and most recently did two tours in Iraq.
Clay Garner
Clay Garner Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
It was great to be a Soldier!
Dan W. Campbell
Dan W. Campbell Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years
Served 28 yrs. Tours to Germany, twice, Vietnam and Alaska. Entire Army career was in the medical field. Retired in 1989 as a Sergeant Major.
Daniel Tidwell
Daniel Tidwell Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
Machinst Mate (Non Nuclear) Submarine Service. Operated and maintaned the high pressure air, hydraulic , refergeration, potable water, atmosphere control, diesel and ventilation systems on board nuclear powered submarines.
Derwin P. Core
Derwin P. Core Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years
Persian Gulf Vet. 1990-1991
Frank Ivey
Frank Ivey Class of 1963
Army Reserves, 6 Years
basic training Ft. jackson S.C. Active duty Ft. Bragg N.C. Father was 21 year vet suggested I try reserves 1st glad I did love my country but not military minded.
Harry Clay Garner
Harry Clay Garner Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
LTC Field Artillery
Howard Sidney Lamb
Howard Sidney Lamb Class of 1969
Army, 1 Years
Rank: Sgt. Killed Vietnam 1969
Jerry Heard
Jerry Heard Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years
Served 1&1/2 yers in Navy reserves and 30 years in the Army. Retired in 1992 in rank of Colonel. Vietnam, Korea, Germany, Atlanta, Ft Knox, Indy, FT Sill, Okla--Wife and I moved 23 times. Came home in 1992
Maria DuPreeLynn
Maria DuPreeLynn Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Completed 20 years with 3.5 at England AFB, La, Five years in the far east in Okinawa, Korea and the Phillippines. My last tour was 14 years at Eglin and Hurlburt Field Special Ops. I retired in 1998.
Maria J. DuPreeLyn
Maria J. DuPreeLyn Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
I managed dental clinics around the world. Mainly in the far east, Japan, Korea, Phillipines and finally special ops at Eglin AFB, Fl and Hurlburt Field.
Max Dover
Max Dover Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
I served proudly with one tour of Vietnam, two tours of Germany and spending time in California, Texas, Alabama, Kentucky and South Carolina.
Max Dover
Max Dover Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
US Army--many jobs-- Air Traffic Control, Huey Helicopter Repair, Army Recruiter, Drill SGT, ROTC Instr, Personnel SR. SGT, Infantry SR SGT....1 year in VietNam, 6 years in Germany and 14 years in various States....would do it all over again!
Max Dover
Max Dover Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Served in many capacities and now enjoy being an Army Retiree!
Phoebe Walker
Phoebe Walker Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Joined the Army in 1981, and retired in 2004.
Roger (Mike) Tate
Roger (Mike) Tate Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Sgt - US Air Force - (1969 to 1973 : Active Duty); (Reserves: 1973-1976) Nuclear Weapon Specialist /Tech; Built, maintained and stored nuclear weapons. Major - US Army - 1976 to 1987 (Active Duty); (Reserves: 1987 to 1995); Military Police Corps. Retired in 1995. Platoon Leader, Security Officer, Executive Officer, Commanding Officers (2-MP Companies), Nuclear Security Site Officer, Provost Marshal (2- military Post), & Director of Law Enforcement and Security at Red River Army Depot. Also Active Duty Military Adviser to the Florida National Guard and Reserves.
Roger Stephens
Roger Stephens Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
Retired 1989. Vietnam Veteran. Father of Desert Storm Veteran. Father of Iraqi Freedom Veteran. Oldest son's fiance is serving in Iraq now. Daughter's husband is also retired military.
Ronald Hei
Ronald Hei Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted 1961. Rose to MSgt. Commissioned 1972. Rose to Colonel. Recalled in 1992 to serve in Saudi
Spanada Ingram
Spanada Ingram Class of 1992
Navy, 20+ Years
Just retired 31 Aug 12.

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Class of '79

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