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

Maurice Perkins
Maurice Perkins
Class of 1989
Army, 13 Years

Served in Iraqi Freedom (808th Eng Co) and Desert Storm (210th BDE - 5/17th). .50 Caliber Gunner & Food Service Sergeant.
melvin charles sheppard sr.
melvin charles sheppard sr.
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

I served 2 of my 4 years overseas and the other 2 years in california.
MELVIN LEWIS
MELVIN LEWIS
Class of 1984
Army, 17 Years

92A SUPPLY SARGENT FT JACKSON FT LEE FT BENNING FT BRAGG BINLACH GERMANY FT LEWIS IRAQ SAUDI KUWAIT
MELVIN LEWIS
MELVIN LEWIS
Class of 1984
Army, 17 Years

SUPPLY FT.JACKSON FT.LEE FT.BENNING FT.BRAGG FT.STERWART BINLACH GERMANY IRAQ KUWAIT SAUDI FT LEWIS
Michael  DeSouze
Michael DeSouze
Class of 1994
Army, 3 Years

Oscar Alexis
Oscar Alexis
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

82nd Airborne (Paratrooper)
Oscar Alexis
Oscar Alexis
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

82nd Airborne (Paratrooper)
Patrick Augbon
Patrick Augbon
Class of 1980
Army, 10 Years

Served in Military Intelligence
Paul Richards
Paul Richards
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Stationed in Calli-visited SE asia--Survived, y'all.
Quincy Lewis Holdman,Jr.
Quincy Lewis Holdman,Jr.
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 6 Years

7051
Randall Kelley
Randall Kelley
Class of 2003
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Force Security Forces(Military Police)
Randall Kelley Jr
Randall Kelley Jr
Class of 2003
Air Force, 2 Years

Air Force Military Police (Security Forces HUA)
Reginald W. Hamilton
Reginald W. Hamilton
Class of 1987
Navy, 10 Years

Served onboard the USS Independence CV-62, USS Fort Fisher LSD-40, SS Constellation CV-64
Rev. Willie Branch, Jr
Rev. Willie Branch, Jr
Class of 1970
Navy, 12 Years

After serving the American Legion for 10 years is now the District 17 Commander for the Department of Florida. Helping all veterans through the oldest veteran organization, The American Legion 1919 - 2019
Rev. Willie Branch, Jr.
Rev. Willie Branch, Jr.
Class of 1970
Navy, 12 Years

Served Honorably in Vietnam, returned and worked in Norfolk, VA and later in New Orleans, La before returnng to Houston in 1983. E7
Rev. Willie W. Branch, Jr.
Rev. Willie W. Branch, Jr.
Class of 1970
Navy, 12 Years

Continuing to serve in both the AMVETS and American Legion where is the First Black to be elected Commander of the post in Ormond Beach, FL and the First Black to serve as Chaplain of District 17, Department of Florida.
Richard Goffner
Richard Goffner
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Combat engineer Two battle conflicts.
Robert H. Moore
Robert H. Moore
Class of 1975
Army, 2 Years

Military Service: U.S.Army Fort Sill Oklahoma, Lawton Ok MOS:31-V Communications Current Status: Retired DAV
Robert M. Hatchett
Robert M. Hatchett
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 8 Years

U.S.Marine Corp Aug. 1967. Veitnam Jan.1968 to Feb.1969. !st.Bat. 3rd.Mar.Div. Ground ponder Pointman. 1970 to 1975 1st.mar.div. Camp Pen.Ca payrool clerk.
Robert Williams
Robert Williams
Class of 1989
Army, 5 Years

Spc (E-4) Served 24 months in Nuremburg Germany as 75D (Personnel Records Spc) and Unit Supply Clerk...and 36 months in The Presidio of Monterey Bay (Pebble Beach)...Nat-Def-Svc-Mdl for Desert Storm

Classmates Spotlight

Jack Yates High School Classmates

Quintero Lewis
Class of '99

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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!