Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Joseph A. Carethers
Joseph A. Carethers
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

United States Air Force Security Service (currently Air Intelligence Service) as a Military Linguist from 1964-1985. Retired in 1985 as a Master Sergeant (E-7) afters tours in Texas, California, Maryland, Turkey and Germany
Joseph Adams
Joseph Adams
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Boot training - Ft. Polk, LA AIT Trng. - Ft. Momouth, NJ & Ft. Dix, NJ Viet Nam tour of duty and final tour in Panama, CZ ETS - 9/10/73
Kenneth Ditto
Kenneth Ditto
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Anti submarine warfare operator --Aircrew--S 3 Viking...E2C Hawkeye Aircrafts...Naval Squadrons Pacific Fleet
Kenneth Ditto
Kenneth Ditto
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Anti submarine warfare operator///AirCrew--EA2 Hawkeye///S3 Viking
Kenneth Herring
Kenneth Herring
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Master Sgt currently stationed outside of Phoenix AZ.
Kenneth Herring
Kenneth Herring
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retire in 2008 after 22 years of active duty service.
Kenneth Thomas
Kenneth Thomas
Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years

Served on a repair ship
Keven A Reynolds
Keven A Reynolds
Class of 1986
Army, 6 Years

Combat Engineer.
Kishon R. Simon
Kishon R. Simon
Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years

Kishon Is still serving in the Army. She has just returned from a 15 month deployment in Afghanistan.
Leevester
Leevester
Class of 1986
Navy, 8 Years

ABF/ BUD
Leevester Clay
Leevester Clay
Class of 1986
Navy, 8 Years

Petty Officer 2 Class ABF/ BUD
Leevester Clay
Leevester Clay
Class of 1986
Navy, 16 Years

ABF/ BUD
Leevester L. Clay
Leevester L. Clay
Class of 1986
Navy, 8 Years

Special warfare Combatant Craft Crew Navy Divers and Aviation Rescue Swimmers
Marcus Kenneth Moseley
Marcus Kenneth Moseley
Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years

Sargeant (E-5) Communications,Viet Nam,1968. Peace Corps Volunteer,1963-1965,Jamaica W.I.
Marcus Moseley
Marcus Moseley
Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years

Radio Operator-Light Infantry-Viet Nam(1968)
Marcus Moseley
Marcus Moseley
Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years

Viet nam veteran
Mardel Columbus
Mardel Columbus
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

United States Navy Retired
Marolyn K. Moore
Marolyn K. Moore
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

SFC Comunication Chief
Marticia Williams
Marticia Williams
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Sergeant Major in the U.S. Army Military Police Corps. Currently stationed at Fort Hood, TX as the Provost Sergeant Major at the Police Station there.
Marticia Williams
Marticia Williams
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Military Police Corps

Classmates Spotlight

Jack Yates High School Classmates

Derrick Holcombe
Class of '98

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School News

Jack Yates Class of 1969 50th Year Reunion

Good morning! The JY Class of 1969 is planning a 50th year Class Reunion for November 22-24, 2019. We're working to cont...
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Our Jack Yates High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Jack Yates High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Houston are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!