Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Albert Lee Swearington Jr Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years Served as Disbursing Clerk Supervisor for Military Payroll
Allen L. Doyle Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years Drafted by the Marines after graduating from High School
Arnesta C. Wilson Class of 1994
Army, 8 Years Communications Specialist (31 series) Mechanized Infantry (FT. Stewart GA)
Arnesta Wilson Class of 1994
Army, 8 Years Communications Specialist
Arthur Triplette Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years Small Arms Repairman/Unit & Organizational Supply Specialist 06/1968 to 06/1971. Vietnam Service 11/68 to 11/69. Stationed stateside at Fort Bliss, Texas-Fort Lee, Virginia-Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Discharged at the Rank of Specialist E-5.
Bruce Johnson Class of 1983
Army, 3 Years Served 18 months in darmstadt germany and 14 months in Fort Hood in 1st Calvary
Bruce W. Walker Class of 1972
Army, 2 Years United States Army Field Artillery Europe Nuerenburg,Germany
Carey Wiggins Class of 1971
Navy, 2 Years Served in Vietnam
Carlton B.G. Land Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired as Chief Master Sergeant (E-9) after 30 years of service. Overseas tours included Spain, Germany, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam (1965-66). Retired Oct 1992 at Randolph AFB in San Antonio, TX.
CLIFFORD JAMES Class of 2001
Navy, 4 Years Hospital Corpsman
Clifford James Class of 2001
Navy, 4 Years Served in The United States Navy for 4yrs. Now a Gulf War Vet.
Clifford James Class of 2001
Navy, 4 Years Served in The United States Navy for four years.
Dallese E. Jones Class of 1996
Air Force, 11 Years United State Air Force
Daniel Allen Henry Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Enlisted in the Marie Corps immediately after graduation. Graduated from Boot Camp as a PFC and Platoon and Series Honor Man. One combat tour in Viet Nam. Numerous tours at Marine Corps Base 29 Palms, Ca., with tours in Hawaii and Okinawa Japan. Obtained the rank of Gunnery Sergeant and in 1976 appointed as a Warrant Officer. As a Chief Warrant Officer-2 I was selected to the Limited Duty Officer program and promoted to 1st Lieutenant and completed my 27 years in the Marine Corps on 1 Oct 1992 with the rank Major.
Darrell E. Hayes Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years Gulf War Vet from Fort Hood 1989, Combat Medical Specialist.
dejuan west Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years dejuan is currently serving in 101airborne 3/187 bct. he is alpha company second platoons weapons squad leader he has been to irauq 3 times and is going back oct.07 until jan.09 good blessall of the iron rakkasans
Douglas DeWayne Griffin Class of 2000
Navy, 5 Years Served on the USS Nimitz 2004-2009 And in the U.S. Army 3rd ACR 3/3 as a 35M
Dr. Sam H. Hughes Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years Hospital Corpsman 2nd class. Stationed in San Diego, Oakland Naval Hospital, assigned to 2/26 Marine Golf Comp-Da Nang,Viet Nam. Injuried on patrol, sent to Guam Huspital then to NAS Corpus Christi,TX Retired from Navy due to injuries. Member of Yates ROTC Drill squad and member of Prairie View A&M ROTC Pershing Rifles .
Dr.Sam H.Hughes Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class San Diego,Calf,; Oakland Naval Hospital 2/26 Marine Gulf Company-Viet Nam NAS Corpus Christi,Tx Retired disable veteran
Earl S. Newsome III Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years Served 20 years in the Army as a Medical Service Corps Officer. Retired in 1995 as a Lieutenant Colonel
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40th Reunion Planned in October for 1972 Reunion Class
The plans for our 40th Reunion Activity Weekend are planned for October 12 through October 14, 2012. We have been busy ...