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Honored Military Alumni

Alfred Gnann
Alfred Gnann
Class of 1962
Army Reserves, 23 Years

1964-1965 Engineer/Demolition Sgt - ODA, 13th Special Forces Gp (Abn)
1965-1978 - ODA, 11th SFG (Abn)
1978-1980 - Operations Sgt, Co A, 1249 Eng Bn, Oregon National Guard
1980 - 1987 - ODA and Company Operations/Intel Sgt - 12th SFG (Abn)
Panama and Germany
Andrea Jackson-Spain
Andrea Jackson-Spain
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 4 yrs ('98-'02) in the Marine Corps, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF/7051). I was stationed in Iwakuni, Japan for 2yrs, while there I deployed to Okinowa, Japan and Brisbane, Australia) and then at MCAS Beaufort, SC.
Andrew Stewart
Andrew Stewart
Class of 2004
Army, 5 Years

Signal Corps
Anthony ( Tony ) Black
Anthony ( Tony ) Black
Class of 1968
Navy, 5 Years

Aviation Electronics Technician Second Class Petty Officer


Company Name
US Navy

Dates Employed
Apr 1974 – Mar 1979

Employment Duration
•5 yrs

Location
Various

Boot camp in Orlando, Florida.


Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Department in Pensacola, Florida. I worked on aircraft communication and navigation equipment at Sherman Field. This included equipment from the Blue Angels Flight Demonstration aircraft. I had an additional assignment as a collateral duty inspector. In that capacity I inspected equipment, the shop members had repaired, by putting it through various operational tests to ensure it had been properly repaired and was ready for re-issue.


Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Department in Norfolk , Virgina. I was assigned to the USS Eisenhower nuclear aircraft carrier performing maintenance on the air wings' communication and navigation equipment. I had an additional assignment as a collateral duty inspector. In that capacity I inspected equipment, the shop members had repaired, by putting it through various operational tests to ensure it had been properly repaired and was ready for re-issue. On the USS Eisenhower I was also assigned to the position of the AIMD shop's night shift supervisor.
Belinda (Ross) RHANES
Belinda (Ross) RHANES
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

I served in the Army for 22 years and 8months. My tours included: Ft. Ritchie, MD, Germany, Colorado Springs, CO, Naples Italy, Ft. McClellan, AL, S. Korea (twice); Iraq and Ft. Stewart, Ga.
Bob Hall
Bob Hall
Class of 1969
Army, 4 Years

Served Jan 70 - '73, Viet Nam Nov '70 - Nov '71 (Phu Bai with 8th RRFS, Camp Evans & points north with 101st Airborne)
Burke M. Harrison
Burke M. Harrison
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

+ 2 years 9 mo in Georgia Air National Guard
Cecil B. Miller
Cecil B. Miller
Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years

Served 4 years in the U. S. Air Force with assignments in Libya and Crete, then at Ft. George G. Meade, Md. Worked for the Department of Defense at Ft. Meade and in San Antonio, Texas for 40 years. After retiring worked for a Defense contractor for 5 1/2 years before retiring.
Charles Kenneth McDowell
Charles Kenneth McDowell
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Hawk Missile & Launcher Technician; Okinawa -July, 1970 thu June, 1971; Cam Rahn Bay, South Vietnam - Jun 1971-Nov. 1971
Cheryl L. Miles
Cheryl L. Miles
Class of 1966
Army, 17 Years

Served 5 years in the Adjutant General Corps (Personnel Management) in the Georgia Army National Guard and 12 years on active duty in the Army. Assignments included Brigade Postal Office, 48th Infantry Brigade, GaARNG; Brigade Adjutant, 18th Engineer Brigade, Karlsruhe, FRG and Grafenwoehr, FRG; Personnel Actions Officer and Company Commander, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA; Assistant Professor of Military Science, Illinois State University, Bloomington, IL; and J1 (Adjutant for Allied/Joint Task Force (4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division) during Operation Provide Comfort, Silopi, Turkey; and Force Management Office, 5th Personnel Group, V Corps, Frankfurt, Germany.
Class Veterans
Class Veterans
Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years

Go to <a href="http://ga67.atspace.com/vets.html"><b>ga67.atspace.com/vets.html</b></a> for a listing of all Glynn Academy Class of 1967 Veterans.
D C Spriggs
D C Spriggs
Class of 1966
Army, 1 Years

WOC Flight Trainee
Darriel J. Mack Sr.
Darriel J. Mack Sr.
Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years

Chief Petty Officer Mack has served 20 years of active duty and will retire after 24 Years.
David A. Nettles
David A. Nettles
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Capt. F-4 RIO
David Clements
David Clements
Class of 1986
Army, 10 Years

1992- 2001, US Army, Explosive Ordnance Disposal.
David Moore
David Moore
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Grunt-Viet Nam
Comcenter Specialist Ft. Lee, Va.
Derek Life
Derek Life
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

RETIRING SOON....UNCLE SAM HAS BEEN GREAT....STAYING IN LAWTON, OK FOR AWHILE WITH PLANS TO MOVE TO COLORADO SPRINGS, CO WITHIN ONE TO TWO YEARS
Derek Life
Derek Life
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Did basic at Ft. Lenord Wood, MO
AIT Ft. Lee, Va
Duties: Ft. Hood Tx twice (86-91)-(92-94
Korea twice (91-92)-(04-05)
Ft. Wainwirhgt, Alaska twice (94-97)-(02-03)
Ft. Carson, Co twice (97-99)-(03-04)
Ft. Sill (05-07)
Iraq (05-06)
Dione Kimberly Boyd
Dione Kimberly Boyd
Class of 1996
Army, 17 Years

Medical Field
Harold Meeler
Harold Meeler
Class of 1962
Army, 7 Years

Captain, Commander Sidewinder Helicopter Gun Platoon Vietnam, 1967-68, awarded
Bronze Star, And Distinguished Flying Cross. Served with great men.
Jack Cowart
Jack Cowart
Class of 1964
Navy, 6 Years

U.S. Naval Reserves, 2-yrs prior and 2-yrs after active duty. 2-yrs aboard USS Bushnelll, a Submarine tender serving around Gitmo. DK3 disbursing clerk. (1963-68)
James I. Nolen Jr.
James I. Nolen Jr.
Class of 1969
Army, 5 Years

165th Air Defense/Vietnam vet
James Johnson
James Johnson
Class of 1966
Army, 6 Years

Served in Germany, Fort Benning, Fort McCellan, Fort Bragg.
Was a member of the XVIII Airborne Corp Marksmanship Detachment
James Lavon Bess
James Lavon Bess
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired NAVY Sailor with honors. Tours to include Italy, Bahrain, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan. Seal Team Two, Special Warfare Two, USS Lasalle AGF 3, USS Mt Whitney LCC-20, and finally retiring in Tampa Florida station at the HQ CENTCOM the command that is in charge of both wars.
Jerome Bragg
Jerome Bragg
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Aircraft mechanic
Jerry F. Mallard
Jerry F. Mallard
Class of 1959
Army, 2 Years

Served 29 months in US Army Chemical Corp. and then 19 years in the reserve. Lt. Col. rank! Awarded Bronze Star, Army Commendation and Purple Heart.
JOAN BETTS
JOAN BETTS
Class of 1960
Navy, 6 Years

HOSPITAL CORPSWAVE
Joe Smith
Joe Smith
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Spent 4 years as F/A-18 Avionics specialist than final year as administrator of classified program.

Followed that with engineering degree from GT
John Dennis Silva
John Dennis Silva
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Specialist 5 - Instructor at Fort Jackson, SC after finishing basic and advanced individual training. Stationed in Heidelberg, Germany for 26 months - Top Secret Clearances (Crypto & Atomal) - mostly handled Secret and Top Secret documents for the US Army Headquarters in Europe.
John Doke
John Doke
Class of 1969
Army, 8 Years

Joined right out of high school in 69. Honorable discharged in Jan of 72. Served 3 years in the reserves. Went back on active duty in Jun of 75. Final Honorable discharge as a SSG in Oct of 1980.
Jon Newham
Jon Newham
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Strategic Air Command (SAC) Security. 19th Bomb Wing Heavy, Robins AFB, GA and Mctan AFB, Philippines. One tour in Nam in 1968 - Tet Offensive.
Jonathan Smith
Jonathan Smith
Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Semper Fi
Joseph E. Miller "Duke"
Joseph E. Miller "Duke"
Class of 1963
Army, 9 Years

Served five years in Germany, a year in San Francisco and a year in Vietnam with Recon, 2Bn 506th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division. Dec 69 Nov 1970. Wounded in action. Medically retired February 1972 due to wounds received in action.
Joseph T. Ferrier
Joseph T. Ferrier
Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Served in Infantry for 4 years, then went into Embassey duty for 1.5 years.
Kenny Blackstone
Kenny Blackstone
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Air Traffic Controller stationed at Quonset Point, R.I.
KERRY SHADDIX
KERRY SHADDIX
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

SERVED 4 YEARS AND RECEIVED HONORABLE DISCHARGE. WAS STATIONED AT GRAND FORKS AFB, N.D. AND WAS OVER-SEAS AT GUAM ANDERSEN AFB. WENT TO GUAM WEIGHING 145 LBS., CAME BACK 15 MOS. LATER WEIGHING 217 LBS.
Linda Fay ATKINSON
Linda Fay ATKINSON
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

Commissioned into the Navy Nurse Corps June of 1973. Retired in 1993 with the rank of LCDR.
Linda Fay Atkinson
Linda Fay Atkinson
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

Nurse Corps officer serving from 1972 until 1993. Long Beach, CA; Guam, Oakland Naval Hospital, Calif State -LA BSN, Portsmouth Naval Hosp, Recruiting duty Dallas, TX, and twighlight tour at Oakland Naval Hospital.
Major Robert Benjamin Whittle
Major Robert Benjamin Whittle
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from the Air Force in 1993.
Martha A Hodge
Martha A Hodge
Class of 1969
Army, 4 Years

Data communciation Data Terminal Specialist 71F20

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