Military Alumni

Military 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

Adryen Aleina George
Adryen Aleina George Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Lance Corporal (service disabled) US Marine Corps, Camp Lejuene, NC
Andrew Van Horne
Andrew Van Horne Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
In the Communications Field (2512, 2514/15, 2519). Marine Corps Recruiter (8411). Retired as a Gunnery Sergeant. SEMPER FI !!!
Barry Penny
Barry Penny Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Helicopter and Fixed Wing pilot, retired at Chief Warrant Officer 5
Charles Donahue          Jr
Charles Donahue Jr Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
I flew C-130's for the USAF in Alaska,Philippines,Arkansas,and back to AK flying C-12's. I am presently flying Boeing 757/767 A/C for NWA (DELTA). I live in AK but fly out of MSP to/from Alaska and Hawaii.
Christopher lee
Christopher lee Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years
Iraq Veteran
Corey Brindle
Corey Brindle Class of 2004
Army, 2 Years
82nd Ariborne Division stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC
David Thrift
David Thrift Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Jet Engine Mech. for four years, then retrained to be a Flight Engineer on C-130's flying thru hurricanes for 20 years retired in 2004. Now civil service GS-12 in Germany.
Deborah K Blanchard
Deborah K Blanchard Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
Commissioned through Officer Candidate School; served overseas and in the US as a counterintelligence officer, special security officer, and inspector general. Retired in out of the Pentagon 1 year before 9/11
Denise Selph
Denise Selph Class of 1998
Army, 10 Years
I was honorably discharged out of the army after 10 yrs of service in Feb 2007. My last tour while in the army was served over in Iraq in support of Iraqi Freedom.
derek cannon
derek cannon Class of 1989
Army, 6 Years
13 bravo and driver
Giles Herb
Giles Herb Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
Served at various naval installations around the world, Europe, Far East. Sailed on three U.S. Navy Ships (USS Hunley, USS Leahy (Operation Desert Storm), USS Vandegrift) Retired after 21 years as an E-7 RMC(SW), USN
James Duke
James Duke Class of 1978
Air Force, 15 Years
Flew C-141B's for 10 of the 15 years in, along with 4 years in T-38's as an Instructor pilot in Texas. Flew in Desert Star and Provide Comfort missions and other fun stuff. Seperated as a Major in the Reserves.
JC Bossie
JC Bossie Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years
army ranger ft campbell, ky
Jeff Militano
Jeff Militano Class of 1981
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
24 plus years in the Coast Guard, retired as an E-8. Stationed all over the world, been to over 15 countries. Operations Specialist, primarily worked Search and Rescue.
Jeff Wesson
Jeff Wesson Class of 1983
Army, 7 Years
jumped out of perfectly good airplanes
Jermaine Nixon
Jermaine Nixon Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Joe Beal
Joe Beal Class of 1998
Air Force, 6 Years
Assignments: AFROTC Det 14 - Casual Status 2002 Vance AFB, OK - Pilot Training 2002 - 2004 Charleston AFB, SC - Instructor Pilot - C-17 Special Ops
John Hillegass
John Hillegass Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 03' Gulf war Vet. HHC 1AD/ALO 8th ASOC 165th ASOS 118th ASOS
Johnny R. Myers
Johnny R. Myers Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Currently active duty US Army
Joseph David Grimes
Joseph David Grimes Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years
Operations Research and Systems Analyst currently serving at the TRADOC Analysis Center Fort Lee, Virginia.

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Class of '96

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