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

Bob Mayne
Bob Mayne Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years
Communications Technician
Charles Bergen
Charles Bergen Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years
EM4 Served on the USS Conyngham DDG-17 out of Norfolk,Va
Jackie Coulbourn
Jackie Coulbourn Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 5 years active duty and 25 years as a reservist in the AIR FORCE as a Jet Engine Mechanic
James "Richard" Murphy
James "Richard" Murphy Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 9 Years
9 years of Active Duty Service in the USMC.
John Anderson
John Anderson Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Was in Logistics, then crosstrained into Aircraft Maintenance. Retired 29July08
Keith Towns
Keith Towns Class of 2002
Army, 7 Years
Signal Support Communication Specialist
Mary Gavarinski Meister
Mary Gavarinski Meister Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years
Hospital Corp
Nicky (Holubyckyj) Adams
Nicky (Holubyckyj) Adams Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
Master Chief Air Traffic Controller (E9) retired in 2003 with 20 years. Stationed at Orlando, FL, Millington, TN, Patuxent River, MD, Diego Garcia, BIOT, Point Mugu, CA, Keflavik, IC, Virginia Beach, VA, Pensacola, FL
Patrick McPhail
Patrick McPhail Class of 1979
Navy, 4 Years
4 years active duty and a few in reserves. Was frocked AO2 at discharge. Plank owner, USS Carl Vinson, CVN-70. Was a fun time.
paul cottman
paul cottman Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
served various places
PAUL COTTMAN
PAUL COTTMAN Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
SERVED VARIOUS PLACES
Randall Dyer
Randall Dyer Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired from the U.S. Navy as a Senior Chief Aerographer's Mate after 26 years service in the meteorology career field.
Regina (Bright) De Leon Guerrero
Regina (Bright) De Leon Guerrero Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years
US Army generator mechanic until injured then became administration. Medically separated
Reuben
Reuben Class of 1997
Army, 6 Years
During my time in the army I did basic in ft. benning ga I was staioned in FT hood texas, friedburg, germany I deployed to bosina kosovo and Iraq
Ronald W. Covey
Ronald W. Covey Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired as Senior Master Serganet in May 2000 with 24 1/2 years as Security Policemen. 1975-1979 - F. E. Warren AFB, Cheyenne, WY (missile); 1979-1986 Andrews AFB, MD (Presidential Security): 1986-1987- Comiso AS, IT- (GLCM);1987-1992 - Ellsworth AFB, SD (B-1 Bomber); 1992 -2000- Eglin AFB, FL (Force Protection & Non-Lethal Weapon Test Director)
samuel lopez
samuel lopez Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 8 Years
enlisted in the Navy in 2000, than crossed over to Marine corps in 2006, left the service honorably in 2010, 2 tours in Iraq.
Timothy D. Roxbury
Timothy D. Roxbury Class of 1975
Navy, 14 Years
I served for 14 years in the active duty U.S. Navy and 10 years in the Texas Air National Guard as a U.S. Air Force reservist.
Turkessa Mike (Ferguson)
Turkessa Mike (Ferguson) Class of 1994
Air Force, 16 Years
Air Force Security Forces Member
Wayne Wootten
Wayne Wootten Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 11 Years
Now in the Army to finish out career
william w. smith
william w. smith Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired as an E-6 after 21 years as an Aircraft Life Support Systems Technician, worked on fighter aircraft ie. F-4, F-15, F-15E, F-16, A-10, and B-52s. Served in the Gulf War from 1991-1993. Toured Europe, the Middle East, and South East Asia (Korea) . Also served 2 years in Saudi Arabia after "Desert Storm".

Classmates Spotlight

James M Bennett High School Classmates

Jean Hanson
Class of '76

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