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

Angi (Sabin) Hague
Angi (Sabin) Hague Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 6 Years
USMC, Airwing Supply Admin, MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Ben R. Beard
Ben R. Beard Class of 1950
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired after 24 years USAF and then retired from Trans World Airlines after 22 years.
Cameron Jones
Cameron Jones Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Served for 22 years in the Army as a Signals Intelligence Specialist. Retired in 1997 at Ft. Meade, MD. and continue to work in the intelligence field as a defense contractor. I currently live in Virginia.
Dana (Ruff) Bridges
Dana (Ruff) Bridges Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
4 years - Weather Observer 11 Years - Dental Assistant/Perio Therapist 7+ Years - Management Analyst
David Schmitke
David Schmitke Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Spend most of my time in Okinawa Japan and at MCAS Cherry Point N.C.
Doug Wilke
Doug Wilke Class of 1966
Army, 1 Years
This is in the memory of Doug, who served as a Helicopter Pilot in Viet Nam and was killed 2-months into his tour of duty.
Doug Wilkie
Doug Wilkie Class of 1966
Army, 1 Years
Doug was a Helicopter pilot in the Viet Nam conflict and was killed about 2 months into his tour of duty.
Francis  (Frank) Kirkham
Francis (Frank) Kirkham Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Joined 1/61 Retired Nov 80 served in Hawaii/Japan/Vietnam/Okinawa/N.C/S.C/FL./Ga.
Jon Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Joined Marine Corps right after High School. Served in Vietnam 67-68 at Khe Sanh. Returned to States and finished enlistment at Camp Pendleton. Received combat promotion to SGT while in Vietnam.
Jon DeWitt
Jon DeWitt Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served July 1966 to July 1969 . Received Combat Action Ribbon and Presidential Unit Citation for the Defense of Khe Sanh during TET Offense of 1968. Discharged SGT - E5
Katrina (Zaroff) Cobb
Katrina (Zaroff) Cobb Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
I am still in the Army and am the 1SG of a HUMINT Company in Fort Lewis.
Leon A. Dungey
Leon A. Dungey Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years
USMC 1969-1972
marcell wright
marcell wright Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years
Served 22 years and still going strong
Marcell Wright
Marcell Wright Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years
22 YRS of service and still going strong, currently stationed at FT Benning GA. Serving as a First Sergeant for BDE HHC 316th Cavalry Brigade.
Marsha Matthews-Frain(Thomas)
Marsha Matthews-Frain(Thomas) Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined the USAF Nurse Corp in April 75 and retired as LtCol in April 95
Patricia Rosier Radtke
Patricia Rosier Radtke Class of 1952
Army, 5 Years
Service in Chemical Corp, Chicago-Troop Transportation-Oakland Army Base, CA-Adm Asst Port Staff S-1-Bremerhaven, Germany
Ritchetta(Rikkie) Pearson
Ritchetta(Rikkie) Pearson Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years
Serving as Master at arms
Robert Debar
Robert Debar Class of 1962
Navy, 6 Years
Spent two years in Corpus Christi Texas training Vietnamese Pilots. FINISHED my time aboard the USA Hornet CVS12
Robert Sever II
Robert Sever II Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
24 years of Active Duty and Full time National Guard Service. Retired at the rank of Major. Enlisted service as a Military Policeman & Comissioned service as an Ordnance Officer. Desert Shield/Storm service. Duty positions as Company Commander and Staff Officer. Was the Superintendent of the Combined Support Maintenance Shop, the main maintenance repair facillity for The Michigan Army National Guard.
Rod T. Gasche
Rod T. Gasche Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Marine Musician for most of the years. Entered Viet Nam in June 1965. Graduated from Pensacola JC and Fla. Atlantic Univ. W/a BFA

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J W Sexton High School Classmates

Anita Young
Class of '65

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The Kimberly Bryant Dickens Thymoma Cancer Fund

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