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

Anita Fithian
Anita Fithian Class of 2006
National Guard, 6 Years
Tennessee and Louisiana Army National Guard
Brandon Boehms
Brandon Boehms Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years
Sgt. Brandon Boehms is on his second tour of duty. One in Iraq and one currently now in Afghanistan. Serving as a Infantry/Sniper. He has been stationed in Ft. Hood, TX and is now currently stationed at Ft. Campbell, KY with 4BCT 506th Infantry Regt.
Darryl Alexander
Darryl Alexander Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years
Served 23 yrs retiring as a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer. 2 combat tours in Iraq, awarded the Bronze Star Medal. Technical skills include Signal Communications, Chief Telecommunications, Information Technology, light weapons specialist, radio support, hand to hand tactical combat training, dismounted short range patrol.
Gary Sprague
Gary Sprague Class of 1993
Army, 12 Years
Personnel/Records/Promotions/Casualties
Geordan Bowen
Geordan Bowen Class of 2005
Army, 3 Years
Serving as a Signal Support Systems Specialist/ Radar operator, currently on COB Speicher in Iraq
Joe Russell Downs Sr.
Joe Russell Downs Sr. Class of 1944
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted in 1944. Served in WWII, Pacific Theatre. Initially assigned to the 39th "Red Arrow" Infantry Division, then transferred to the 11th AIrborne Division. Graduated with the Class of 46' GHS. Served in Korea War with 25th Infantry Division. Received orders for Vietnam War in 1965 and chose to retire. With three small children at home, and two wars in his history, family was first priority. Retired in October 1965 as Sgt.Maj. After retirement, worked for the U. S. Postal Service in Talbott and Jefferson City, TN for 23 years. Passed away suddenly on his mail route January 12, 1989. Attended the 40th Class Reunion in 1986. Buried at the Hermitage in Old Hickory, TN.
Melanie N. Doran
Melanie N. Doran Class of 1991
Air Force, 10 Years
I spent 10 years on active duty in the U.S. Air Force, serving three as an Enlisted Intelligence Analyst and seven as an Intelligence Officer. I deployed three times, supporting Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and IRAQI FREEDOM and opeartions in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Robert (Bob) N. Seltzer
Robert (Bob) N. Seltzer Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Served from August1966-December 1993 Veteran of Viet Nam and First Gulf War Retired as Colonel, Chief of Military Personnel, Office of The Secretary of Defense.
ronald  d ray
ronald d ray Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
infantry viet-nam,drill sgt. also military police. serve over 20 years and retire from the army in 1987 enjoy ever second of it
ronald  ray
ronald ray Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
i was infantry for over 20 years and also a drill sgt at ft knox,ky taught rotc at missouri military academy, viet-nam,germany,alaska, japan, finish high school in the military. enjoy the military the hold 20 plus years i was in.
Scott Harper
Scott Harper Class of 1984
Army, 2 Years
Trained as a Combat Medical Specialist (91Alpha). Joined in 1987. I am now a disabled veteran.
Thomas Matthew Rice
Thomas Matthew Rice Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Served 12+ years as an F/A-18 pilot including two tours to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Currently serving as an instructor pilot at the F/A-18 fleet replacement squadron in Miramar, CA.

Classmates Spotlight

Gallatin High School Classmates

Sherry Little
Class of '89

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