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

Amy Mackey (Connolly)
Amy Mackey (Connolly) Class of 1997
Air Force, 10 Years
Loving the AF everyday!
bernard cartez johnson
bernard cartez johnson Class of 2007
Army, 9 Years
Completed 2 tours in Iraq in support of operation iraqi freedom and operation new dawn with 1ID. Served as a Basic Combat Training Drill Sergeant. Currently serving at Fort Jackson, SC as a Drill Sergeant Leader at the United States Army Drill Sergeant Academy.
Brandon William Chiat
Brandon William Chiat Class of 2007
Navy, 6 Years
Still enlisted.
brian petersen
brian petersen Class of 2002
Army, 7 Years
Served with the 2nd Bn 75 ranger Regiment for three years before attending Special Forces selection. I served the remainder of my army career with the 3rd special forces group out of Fort Bragg NC.
Bryan Clanton
Bryan Clanton Class of 1995
Army, 3 Years
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy to college/Reserve enlistment as a Psychological Operations Specialist to Officer Candidate. Military service ended due to injury.
Byron Howard
Byron Howard Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Pilot Training: 1975-1976 C-130 Pilot: 1976-1981 Editor, The MAC Flyer: 1981-1986 Chief of Safety, 374th TAW: 1986-1989 C-9A Pilot: 1989-1990 Air Operations Staff Officer: 1990-192 Theater Airlift Liaison Officer, 3d MI: 1992-1995
Cassie Pritts
Cassie Pritts Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Still serving in the Coast Guard as a Purchasing Agent for the Recruit Training Center in Cape May, NJ. Been stationed 4 other places since joining.
Chris Jones
Chris Jones Class of 1994
Coast Guard, 16 Years
Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer. CG HQ command security officer
CSM  J. Barry Smallwood
CSM J. Barry Smallwood Class of 1981
Army, 19 Years
10 yrs Army/9 years National Guard. ntelligence Analyst/Crypto-Analyst. Iraq 2005-2006 presently-878th Eng Bn CSM Augusta, GA
Daniel Stover
Daniel Stover Class of 1984
Air Force, 11 Years
Served active duty four years 1984 through 1988. Also served in Air Force Reserve 2004 to present.
Demetrius Freeman
Demetrius Freeman Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Dianne Wynn Harris
Dianne Wynn Harris Class of 1980
Army, 15 Years
Served 15yrs as finance and Accounting NCO Retired In Seo1997 in Orland FL Now reside in Griffin Ga
Donald T. White
Donald T. White Class of 1996
Army, 10 Years
Served 10 years as a 13B Cannon Crewmember. Have been stationed in such places as Louisiana, Oklahoma, Colorado and been to Iraq 3 times. Currently a Drill SGT
Donivan (Donnie) Aaron
Donivan (Donnie) Aaron Class of 1985
Army, 2 Years
U.S. Army (2) and Georgia National Guard (4)
Donivan Aaron
Donivan Aaron Class of 1985
Army, 2 Years
Field Artillery Forward Observer
Geneline Glass
Geneline Glass Class of 2010
Army, 5 Years
Human Intelligence Collector. Completed 1 tour in Afghanistan attached to SF and MARSOC. Duty Stations: Ft. Gordon and Ft. Shafter.
Greg Harris
Greg Harris Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 24.5 years as a Computer Programmer. Retired in 2006 in Warner Robins. Now living outside of St. Louis, work at Scott AFB, IL.
Jamorn Driver
Jamorn Driver Class of 1997
Navy, 10 Years
I've been in the Navy almost 10 years now. I've been to many different places across the world and I've enjoyed every minute of it. I wouldn't trade it in for the world!!!
Joey Bevil
Joey Bevil Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Spent 20 years and 16 days in the USAF, retired MSgt.
Joshua Hughes
Joshua Hughes Class of 2003
Navy, 4 Years
United States Navy Search and Rescue Swimmer, Special Weapons and Tactics Crewman

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GHS's new stars

Congrats to Tim Beckham GHS Class of 2008, #1 draft pick in the MLB, to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. Go Tim!!!
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