Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Anthony W. Lassiter
Anthony W. Lassiter Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
B-52 Avonics Technician Non-prior Service Recruiter
Barbara Fletcher (Thompson
Barbara Fletcher (Thompson Class of 1971
Army, 8 Years
Bobby L. Hamm, Sr.
Bobby L. Hamm, Sr. Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Served July 1963 - September 1967. Vietnam September 1966 - September 1967
Brenda Laney
Brenda Laney Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
I joined the US Army as a 91G Behavioral Science Specialist. Being in the military afforded the opportunity to further my education and learn skills that I would not have been able to learn in the traditional school settings. It also allowed me to meet a multitude of people from different cultures and I made a lot of wonderful life long friends.
Air Force, 4 Years
I served as a Med Tech in the USAF. Once I got out of the service I continued to serve my fellow brothers and sisters at the Atlanta VA and then back home at the Durham VA, where I continue to serve.
ERIC C WILLIAMS Class of 1979
Navy, 3 Years
Cryptologic Technician(copied Morse Code) Places visited are: Pensacola, Fla, Orlando, Fla, Okinawa, Japan, Yokohama, Japan, Pataya Beach, Thailand, Phillipines
Fletcher Lee Rivers
Fletcher Lee Rivers Class of 1970
Navy, 9 Years
US Navy Vietnam Era Honorable Discharge. Served in the Nuclear Fast Attack Submarine Special Operations, Special Forces, Intel, Communications, Telecommunications field. Numerous Navy field awards and accomodations. Master Trainer. ET1SS
John Glover
John Glover Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Spent all my time as a military policeman in both airplane and base security. I was stationed at Walker AFB New Mexico (now closed) which was 10 miles from Roswell N.M. Had temporary assignments to Nebraska and Montana. Was on high alert during Cuban Missile Crisis and missed shipping out to Vietnam by 6 months. I had decided early in my tour of duty that the military was not for me.
Kendra Burgess
Kendra Burgess Class of 2004
Navy, 7 Years
Currently stationed in Norfolk, Virginia
Leroy Gerrard Taylor
Leroy Gerrard Taylor Class of 1981
Army, 13 Years
Leroy Taylor
Leroy Taylor Class of 1981
Army, 13 Years
was a 64C/88M transportion
Reid LaMonte Pennington
Reid LaMonte Pennington Class of 1971
Navy, 16 Years
Vietnam Era Veteran, Honorably Discharged, served land and sea. 8 active 12 reserve.
Reid LaMonte Pennington
Reid LaMonte Pennington Class of 1971
Navy, 8 Years
Hospital Corpsman
Robert Henry
Robert Henry Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years
1 tour VietNam, 18 months in Baumholder Germany
Rodney Wallace
Rodney Wallace Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
United States Army Chemical Operations Officer, 74B, Major, Retired

Classmates Spotlight

Hillside High School Classmates

Lizzette Tapp
Class of '72

Alumni Stories

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School News

"70 Blue Note Evening of Jazz & R&B

November 26, 2017, Wills Social Bistro & Lounge, 5400 S. Miami Blvd, #112. Durham, NC. HHS Class of '70. For ticket...
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