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

David Patrick
David Patrick Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years
Expert Marksmen, Medic (91-B), LPN (91-C) Basic Training in Ft. Lenardwood MS AIT Ft Sam Houston< San San Antonio Tx Ft Bragg, NC
David Ponder iV
David Ponder iV Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 13 Years
4/26/2011 Tampa. Florida native promoted to Marine Corps gunnery sergeant VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. — Tampa, Florida native and Hillsborough High School graduate class of 1997, David Ponder IV was promoted to the rank of Marine Corps gunnery sergeant during a ceremony with fellow Marines aboard Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia, today. Gunnery Sergeant Ponder, who entered active military service in August 1997 is currently serving as the intelligence chief, Coordination, Liaison and Assessment Team, Marine Corps Forces, North located within Marine Corps Training and Advisory Group (MCTAG) in Virginia Beach, Va. MCTAG provides conventional training and advisor teams to work alongside partner Nations' security forces. Before checking into MCTAG, Ponder served as an intelligence instructor at the Navy and Marine Corp Intelligence Training Center, Naval Air Station Oceana’s Dam Neck Annex from June 2009 until October 2010. Prior to that, he served as an intelligence chief with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Air Support Element aboard amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu from August 2007 until June 2009. Ponder is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Allied Force in the Republic of Kosovo. Gunnery Sergeant Ponder is married to Shonita Ponder of Charlotte, N. C. and they have two children Donte and David Ponder V. His mother Sandra Brown still resides in Tampa, Fl. His father David Ponder III was a veteran of the Vietnam War and was an influence in the younger Ponder joining military service. Cutlines: - Marine Gunnery Sergeants Nicholas Weatherman and Lonnie D. Buckner of the Coordination, Liaison and Assessments Team pin on the rank of gunnery sergeant to the Tampa, Fl. native, David Ponder IV. Gunnery Sergeant Ponder is the intelligence chief, Coordination, Liaison and Assessment Team, Marine Corps Forces, North located within Marine Corps Training and Advisory Group (MCTAG) in Virginia Beach, Va. For more information on Gunnery Sgt. David Ponder IV or on Marine Corps Training and Advisory Group, please contact Gunnery Sgt. Alexis R. Mulero, MCTAG public affairs chief at: (O) 757.962.4430 ext. 2265, (C) 516.780.3218 Alexis.mulero@usmc.mil
William Medley
William Medley Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years
Combat Communications Specialist

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