Jacksonville High School Alumni

Jacksonville, Alabama (AL)

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

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

beaufort,sc
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.
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.
Kenneth Michael Sumners
Kenneth Michael Sumners
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Served as Army Logistics Officer; S-4, PBO, XO, CMDR, TAC OFFICER, EO OFFICER, INSTRUCTOR/TEACHER, etc.
Kevin Swearingin
Kevin Swearingin
Class of 1986
Navy, 8 Years

Stationed aboard the USS Enterprise from 1988 -1992. Machinist Mate 2nd class. Nuclear trained
Kevin Swearingin (Waugh)
Kevin Swearingin (Waugh)
Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years

Nuclear Power Machinist Mate. Stationed aboard the USS Enterprise. Went on world tour in 1989-1990 and went from Alemeda, CA to Norfolk, VA. Honorably discharged in 1992. Now live in Yuma, AZ and I am a school counselor at a local high school.
Lauren (Pond) Sanders
Lauren (Pond) Sanders
Class of 1985
Air Force, 4 Years

Russian Cryptologic Linguist, 1988-1992.
LTC Samuel E. Lamb
LTC Samuel E. Lamb
Class of 1983
Army, 19 Years

Aviation Battalion Commander
Marquet Harris
Marquet Harris
Class of 1988
Army, 10 Years

Currently stationed at Camp Shelby, MS 2-346th Regt
Michael Joy
Michael Joy
Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years

US Army Medic
Nick Henson
Nick Henson
Class of 1987
National Guard, 20+ Years

E-6, 187th FW Montgomery AL. Veteran of Iraqi Freedom.
Ray Coppock
Ray Coppock
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Ray served in the Air Force and retired after 25 years of service. He is a decorated veteran of the first Gulf War and still currently works for the Department of Defense in a civilian capacity based at Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, Utah.
Ronald Baldwin
Ronald Baldwin
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Sean Barry
Sean Barry
Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years

Surgical Technologist- FT LEE VA-veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Storm
Terry Harris
Terry Harris
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

Helicopter Crewchief for C-Trp 1/4 Cav
Ft.Riley KS.
Served in the Gulf War
Terry Harris
Terry Harris
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

Gulf War Vet.
Thomas J Foster
Thomas J Foster
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted and officer. Infantry officer and Foreign Area officer. Nine overseas tours.
Wade Baker
Wade Baker
Class of 1987
Army, 6 Years

Air Defense Artillary
William (Bill) Gardner
William (Bill) Gardner
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

ORD CORPS.101,82, 173 Abn( RVN).7+ yrs Redstone Arsenal.3yrs Dom Rep ArmyAdv.Logistics,Spanish Language,Paratrooper,Missile Maint.were my fields.1961-1981.

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Jacksonville High School Classmates

Emily Ford
Class of '99

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Our Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Jacksonville are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!