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

Allen M. Pilgrim
Allen M. Pilgrim Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
Commissioned in 1988 and served as a maintenance officer and UH-60 maintenance test pilot. Upon successful completion of company command, was selected into the Acquisition Corps and served in the program management career field. Retired after 20+ years of service at the grade of Lieutenant Colonel and am now serving soldiers as a Department of the Army Civilian Aerospace Engineer.
Blake Trammel
Blake Trammel Class of 2005
Navy, 4 Years
Served as Aviation Ordnanceman aboard USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
Bobby Padgett
Bobby Padgett Class of 1957
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Spent 26 years in the USCG. Retired Oct 1, 1984 as a Master Chief Radioman
Bryan L. Walker
Bryan L. Walker Class of 1990
Navy, 20+ Years
Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Bryan L. Walker USS Avenger Mine Sweeper MCMl
Carl Quinn
Carl Quinn Class of 1976
National Guard, 20+ Years
Commissioned UTC ROTC in 1980. Nine years as a "traditional" Guardsman. Entered active duty (AGR) in 1989. Deployed 1990-91 (Desert Storm) and 2005-06 (Enduring Freedom). Currently brigade Commander, 30th TC, TNARNG.
Donald Barrett
Donald Barrett Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Two tours in Viet Nam. Served as a flight crewman in photographic reconnaissance squadron and search/rescue helicopters on U.S.S. Kitty Hawk, U.S.S. Constellation, U.S.S. Ranger, and U.S.S. Enterprise. My last duty was on Coast Guard Icebreaker U.S.S. Burton Island to Antarctica where I ran into Bobby Padgett. Small world.
Donnie Garrett
Donnie Garrett Class of 1987
Navy, 6 Years
Served in Desert Storm on board the USS Guam.
Eric Dean
Eric Dean Class of 1991
Army, 1 Years
Serving as an Battalion Chaplain (Captain) with 1-64 Armor of the 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq.
Ernie Young
Ernie Young Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served all over the world...retired MSgt.
James Westmoreland
James Westmoreland Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 4 Years
I was in the first anti-terrorist military company formed in the US. The Marines Fleet Anti-Terrorist Security Team (FAST) We were 24 hour deployable anywhere in the world.
Jerry Blakely
Jerry Blakely Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 4 Years
After 4 years went into USAF as Air Traffic Controller. Spent time in Vietnam and Kunsan Korea during capture of Pueblo
Lamar Waters
Lamar Waters Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years
Served in the US Army Security Agency as a Communication security analyst. Served in Vietnam, Korea, Hawaii, Panama, and many stateside assignments, mostly at Ft Bragg, NC
Michael Harp
Michael Harp Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years
Stationed in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Thurso, Scotland, and Norfolk, VA during career. Served aboard destroyers USS Spruance and USS Comte De Grasse.
Michael Yates
Michael Yates Class of 2003
Navy, 4 Years
UT3 in the U.S. Navy Seabees. Has served in Operation Enduring Freedom, Also has served in Okinawa Japan, Guam USA and currently is station in Gulfport MS at CBC Gulfport.
Scotland Pressley
Scotland Pressley Class of 1985
Army, 11 Years
Seargeant and Jumpmaster in 82nd Airbourne passed away Dec 26th 2000
Susan Padgett Adams
Susan Padgett Adams Class of 1980
Coast Guard, 4 Years
I was stationed at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington, DC until my group relocated to Topeka, KS. I opted to stay near my husband who was stationed at the USCG Yard in Baltimore, MD where we both ended our enlistment after serving 4 yrs
Zach Jones
Zach Jones Class of 2007
Air Force, 1 Years
munition systems

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