Gordon Lee High School Alumni

Chickamauga, Georgia (GA)

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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.
David Allen
David Allen
Class of 1969
Navy, 8 Years

I served in the USN for 8 years as a Aviation Electrician Mate 2nd Class. I did one tour in Viet Nam in Fighter Squadron 74 based in Virginia Beach, Va. aboard the USS America CV-66 (72-73) I was on Yankee station when the peace treaty was signed (also Steve Tipton (class 1970) was on board during this cruise). I also made a MED Cruise on the USS Forrestal CV-59 in 1974. The last four years I spent on shore duty at NAS Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va. till I got out in 1979. I have stayed in Aviation my whole life, and it is one of the most interesting job fields one can be in, I am currently a Propulsion Engineer with Boeing Commercial Airplane Group. If you fly, most likely I was part of you flight.
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
Johnny walker
Johnny walker
Class of 1969
Navy, 9 Years

At1 served on USS Constellation
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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