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

Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson
Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years

11 Bravo; Fort Benning, Georgia basic training & AIT (Feb. 89), 8th ID Mainz, Germany (89 - 91), Desert Storm Vet 3rd Armored Division Kirchgoens, Germany (91), 101st Airborne Division Fort Campbell, Ky. (91-92)
Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson
Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years

11 Bravo; Fort Benning, Georgia basic training & AIT (89), 8th ID Mainz, Germany (89 - 90), 3rd Armored Division Kirchgoens, Germany (90 -91), Desert Storm Vet deployed with 3rd AD (91), 101st Airborne Division Fort Campbell, Ky. (91 - 92)
Ronald Adams
Ronald Adams
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired U S Navy
Ronnie Hill
Ronnie Hill
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Infantry Leads The Way!
Sam H. Hughes, Ed.D.
Sam H. Hughes, Ed.D.
Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class.Stationed in San Diego, Oakland Naval Hospital(Oak Knoll), Viet Nam-Da Nang(2/26th Marines). Injuried in combat sent to NAS Corpus Christi, retired disabled vet. Currenting living in Houston,Tx
Sam H.Hughes, Ed.D.
Sam H.Hughes, Ed.D.
Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Stationed in San Diego, Oakland, Corpus Christi NAS. Served with 2/26 Marine Golf Company Viet Nam. Injuried in Da Nang, retired disabled veteran. Member of Yates ROTC Drill Team
Samuel Valdez
Samuel Valdez
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Correctional Specialist,Our unit setup the prison for terrorist at Guantanamo,Cuba.
SFC YUVANDA ROBERSON
SFC YUVANDA ROBERSON
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Yuvanda Gibson Roberson, SFC while on a mission in Iraq Baghdad was visited by COL Oliver North 2008.
Shaune Evette Gross
Shaune Evette Gross
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

I graduated with a 4-year AROTC scholarship and attended Prairie View A & M University where I served as the first female Cadet Battalion Commander 1978-1979. I was commissioned in the Combat Army Branch of Signal Corps. I served in Korea (304th Signal Bn and 36th Signal Bn); Fort Bragg, NC (503rd MP Bn, and 426th Signal Bn); Fort Gordon, GA (1st Signal School Bde, Company Commander, Bn Executive Officer, and Instructor); 7th Signal Bde, Mannheim, Germany; Defense Information Systems Agency in Arlington, VA; Fort Sam Houston, TX HQs 5th US Army & Readiness Group. I retired as a Major. I am proud to be a professional soldier, wife, and mother. Excellent career choice.
Sheldon Nunn
Sheldon Nunn
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

1968 - 1972 - Honorably Discharged
SSG Gibson Roberson, Yuvanda
SSG Gibson Roberson, Yuvanda
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

I have served for 25years, I am deployed at this time in Iraq. Schuduled to redeploy in August 2008
Tammy (Allen) Felix
Tammy (Allen) Felix
Class of 1991
Army, 14 Years

Tammy is currently serving in Iraq. Please pray for Tammy and her husband's safe return.
Terrance York
Terrance York
Class of 1997
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Terry Parks
Terry Parks
Class of 1983
Army, 18 Years

Deployed to Desert Storm/Shield in 1990 Deployed to Somalia in 1993 Deployed to Bosnia in 1998 Current: Fort Leonard Wood, as a Surgical Technician
Thomas Allen Boone Jr
Thomas Allen Boone Jr
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as a Navy Marine Corps Hospital Corpsman. Spent a little over half of my Navy career being assigned to deploying Marine units. Served as the Navy Liaison at Landstuhl Regional Army Medical Center. Served in the IraqWar, where I was in charge of 30 of the finest Devil Docs a unit can have. Very proup and very Blessed that I choosen to serve with them in Iraq.
Thomas-Murriel Thomas
Thomas-Murriel Thomas
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

ADC Communications, Computer maintenance, NORAD
Tierell Goodman
Tierell Goodman
Class of 1991
Air Force, 10 Years

My position is to supervise as well as train aircrew member for combat and water survival. In addition, to all survival equipments in cluding chemical defense provide to ensure the crew members return to honor. I have served in Iraq as well as deployed/TDY in various location through my 10 1/2 years in the USAF.
Tony Branch
Tony Branch
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted right out high school as an E-1. Retired after 22 years as an O-4 Naval Flight Officer. Had the most amazing career and saw the world! Couldn't have dreamed that I would have lived my life as I have in high school. Now, I'm just getting started.
Tony Branch
Tony Branch
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted straight out of high school. After 10 years of enlisted service, was accepted into the Enlisted Commissioning Program and subsequently became a Naval Flight Officer. Retired as a Lieutenant Commander.
Warren Whiting
Warren Whiting
Class of 1981
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Veteran of the Gulf War 90-91 and Iraq Freedom

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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!