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

CHRIS BACHUS Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 18 Years
DAJON SWEENEY Class of 2005
Navy, 3 Years
Dennis Murphy
Dennis Murphy Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years
Jet pilot!! Retired Lt Col.
Dwight Simkins
Dwight Simkins Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years
Mineman / Scuba Diver USS Coral Sea during the fall of Saigon. Okinawa Guam
GENE WELLS Class of 1989
Army, 18 Years
James Fenner
James Fenner Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as enlisted Sonar Technician, then transitioned to officer program focusing on underwater ship salvage and repair. Held several diving officer related jobs during the 20+ years, conducting operations worldwide.
Jeff Rockwell
Jeff Rockwell Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 23 years as an Electronics Technician in the US Navy. Retired as a Chief Petty Officer in 2007. Veteran of the Persian Gulf War in 1991, The Kosovo Campaign in 1999, and Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Participated in Relief efforts in Biloxi, MS and New Orleand following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Personal Awards include: Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (3) Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (6) Navy Good Conduct Medal (6) Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist Enlisted Air Warfare Specialist
Julie Pollock
Julie Pollock Class of 1974
Air Force, 8 Years
Served 8 years as surgical technician at Eglin AFB in FL.
Lawrence M. Herd
Lawrence M. Herd Class of 1980
Navy, 15 Years
Boiler Technician First Class
Michael Covey
Michael Covey Class of 1980
National Guard, 15 Years
Served in Operation Southern Watch over seas and Operation Enduring Freedom after 9-11 over seas
Patrick Johnson
Patrick Johnson Class of 1977
Navy, 5 Years
Surface Sonar Technician
Steven Ward
Steven Ward Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired GySgt USMC
Steven Wayne Ward
Steven Wayne Ward Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired Gunnery Sergeant
Terry Patrick
Terry Patrick Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Acting MSG Radio Communications Section Level 50
Tilden J. Mobley
Tilden J. Mobley Class of 1978
Army, 19 Years
The August after Graduation arrived at Ft Sill Oklahoma for Basic. 3 Tours in Germany. Ft Sill, Ft Knox, Fort Hood, Fort Riley. Desert Storm 1991. Retired 1999. Lives in Springfield Ohio.
Tom Hennen
Tom Hennen Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
U.S. Army CW4 and U.S. Astronaut Payload Specialist (Space Shuttle Atlantis; 109 Orbits of the Earth).
Tom Hennen
Tom Hennen Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
FIrst and only U.S. Army Warrant Officer to become a United States Astronaut.
Tom Runkle
Tom Runkle Class of 1986
Army, 7 Years
went to desart storm was with 447mp company as a macanic
Vance A. York
Vance A. York Class of 1977
Army, 9 Years
Joined 27 Dec. 1976. Air Defense Artillery / Armor with service in Europe, Korea, North Africa and many other places. Highest rank held; Staff Sergeant (E-6). Last post was Ft. Campbell, Ky. with the 101st. Airborne Div, (Air Assault). Honorably Discharged in 1985. GPMHS Diploma received in 1980 while in rouie to Germany.
Victor McComas
Victor McComas Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
Equipment Operator with the Seabees

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