Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Daphane Bowman Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years Two time combat vet... Drill Sgt... Retiring this year
Darrell Parker Class of 1997
Army, 14 Years SSG in the US ARMY 11B
Douglas Statham Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years I entered boot camp on July 23rd 1982 and graduated on Oct 14th 1982 at Parris Island, SC. I went to Ft Bliss, Tx for MOS training after which I was stationed at MCAS Cherry Point, NC. Being in NC was not much different from living in Lynchburg so I requested a tour in Okinawa Japan. I arrived in Okinawa on Dec 7th 1983 and after six months there decided that I loved the island and requested an extention for 36 months. Japan was beautiful and the people were nice and I learned some Japanese and traveled all over Asia while stationed there. Leaving Japan in Aug of 1986 I returned to Cherry Point. I met and married a woman While at Cherry Point. I was then assigned to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit and set sail for the Mediteranian Sea which lasted six months. Returning to Cherry Pt for a brief time I received orders to go back to Japan in 1989 taking my wife and daughter with me. I served one year in Japan and returned back to Cherry Pt, NC. Shortly after returning from Japan I was deployed to Desert Shield/Storm for the duration. When I returned from the war I divorced my wife and shortly afterwards took orders back to Japan. After one year in Japan I returned to Cherry Pt, NC and was selected to consult for a weapons manufacturer in Burlington, Vt. which was a six month assignment. I reported to Burlington in Jan of 1995 where I produced and compiled the instruction manual for the LAVAD Blazer system. I was then tasked with teaching the employment of the weapon system in Yuma, Az. After the six month assignment I returned to Cherry Pt, NC where I met my current wife and best friend. We married the following year and I was reassigned to Camp Pendleton, Ca to help start up a new unit of the newest addition to the Marine Corps arsenal, The LAV-AD. I served there the remaining six years of my career and then retired.
Dwayne Clements Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years I joined the Navy in 1989. I was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia- Miramar, California- South Weymouth, Massachusetts- Brunswick, Maine- Atlanta, Georgia and Willow Grove, Pennsylvania. I was also in Panama and Veneszula. I retired in 2009.
Jeff Quarles Class of 1985
Navy, 8 Years Spent 4 years active and 4 years reserve's. Did my time on two Air craft carriers. USS Independence CV-62 USS Ranger CV-61
Kenneth E. Dooley Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years Served in the Signal Corps stationed around the world. Retired as a E9
Mitchell Jackson Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 5 Years Mitchell served 2 tours in Iraq and 1 tour in Afghanistan. He now works in Northern Va and is going to college.
Ray Trent Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years My 26 years in the Army was filled with some of the best and worst of times....However, I would do it all again.
Rudolph Tidwell Class of 1990
National Guard, 13 Years 11B10-12 Infantry Team leader /Dragon gunner Trained in Fort Benning Ga. Served during dessert storm. service ended by hart attack.
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