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

Alice (Chester) Holden
Alice (Chester) Holden
Class of 1976
Air Force, 8 Years

Active Duty USAF 1978-1985
Alice Chester Holden
Alice Chester Holden
Class of 1976
Air Force, 8 Years

Ft Meade, MD; Peterson AFB, CO; Hellenikon AB, Greece
anthony arnold
anthony arnold
Class of 1979
Air Force, 19 Years

active duty airforce 1986-present
Anthony Arnold
Anthony Arnold
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

will retire as a 23 year Master Sgt, in Feb 09
Anthony J Martin
Anthony J Martin
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Field radio op And Civil Affairs
Brian Norris
Brian Norris
Class of 1988
Navy, 15 Years

Served 15 years in the US Navy
Brigitte Javier
Brigitte Javier
Class of 2010
Navy, 4 Years

Operation Specialist 2nd class Petty Officer (Surface Warfare)
Bryan Richardson
Bryan Richardson
Class of 1990
Air Force, 20+ Years

Active Duty AF...1994-Present
Byron K. Butler Sr.
Byron K. Butler Sr.
Class of 1982
Air Force, 9 Years

Law Enforcement Specialist. Stationed at Seymour Johnson AFB-Goldsboro, N.C., Osan AB-South Korea, Barksdale AFB-Bossier City, LA & Howard AFB-Panama.
caroline Reyes-Zeno
caroline Reyes-Zeno
Class of 2009
National Guard, 1 Years

currently deployed in Afghanistan. serves as a military police officer
David Garcia
David Garcia
Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years

Served as a Sonar Tecnician and Navy Diver
Served aboard. USS BANG, USS BLUEFISH, USS FLYINF FISH, USS BATON ROUGE, USS SAND LANCE. Recieved Good Conduct Metal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Expiditionary Medal, Battle Efficiency Award, National Defense. Viet Nam Veteran.
Debra James
Debra James
Class of 1977
Navy, 7 Years

Communications (Radioman); served in Brunswick, Me; Keflavik, Iceland and Honolulu, Hi
Devin J. Jackson
Devin J. Jackson
Class of 2005
Navy, 1 Years

Currently serving in the United States Navy, Im serving on the USS John C, Stennis homeported in Bremerton, Wa.
Frank Lavallee
Frank Lavallee
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Joined the Army in March 1966.
Received a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in April 1967.
Served in Vietnam between October 1967 - February 1968 and was wounded in action.
Left the Army as a 1st Lieutenant in April 1969.
Fred Cull
Fred Cull
Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years

1963 - 1967
Ginnette Ruth
Ginnette Ruth
Class of 1993
Army, 11 Years

Medical Service Corps Officer
Ginnette Ruth (Resto maiden name)
Ginnette Ruth (Resto maiden name)
Class of 1993
Army, 11 Years

commisioned through ROTC into the Medical Service Corps after graduating from USF.
James Armstrong1
James Armstrong1
Class of 1962
Army, 6 Years

Helicopters; served in Vietnam
James Armstrong1
James Armstrong1
Class of 1962
Army, 6 Years

Helicopters; served in Vietnam
James Earle
James Earle
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Served in Iraq & Afghanistan from 2002-2007
James Earle
James Earle
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served a US. Marine in Iraq & Afghanistan.
Places of Note: Fallujah, Iraq. Ramadi, Iraq. Baghdad, Iraq, Kandahar, Afghanistan. Kabul, Afghanistan.
Jason Boquer-Wintjen
Jason Boquer-Wintjen
Class of 1993
Air Force, 15 Years

Health Service Administration, 4A071
Jason Roberts
Jason Roberts
Class of 1991
Air Force, 14 Years

Combat Communications
Jason Wintjen
Jason Wintjen
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 8 Years

0351, Antitank Assaultman, 8.5 years of service.
Jennifer Westcott
Jennifer Westcott
Class of 1989
Navy, 16 Years

Enlisted in the Navy in 1990 and left in December of 2006. Was stationed in Scotland, Spain, Bahrain, several US locations and aboard a couple of ships! Life was fun but am glad to be back home in the Tampa area!!
Jim Salgado
Jim Salgado
Class of 1980
Air Force, 29 Years

Retired SOF intel
John Baker
John Baker
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

28 years in AF and retired at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. Served in Minot ND, RAF Molesworth UK, Cape Canaveral AFS FL, and Talill AB Iraq.
John Ingraham
John Ingraham
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel. Served in a variety of assignments in Germany, Korea, Kuwait and Kosovo.
John Sanderson
John Sanderson
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

11 years enlisted in the submarines.
14 years submarine repair officer
last 2 years forced to go to an aircraft carrier as Reactor Maintenance Officer where I retired.
Jonathan Merced
Jonathan Merced
Class of 2003
Army, 11 Years

United States Army (Active) Drill Sergeant.
Jose Perez, Jr.
Jose Perez, Jr.
Class of 1979
Air Force, 6 Years

I served in the United States Air Force after graduation. I was stationed at Luke AFB, AZ. My AFSC was Aircraft Electrical Systems Specialist.
Joseph Allmond
Joseph Allmond
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Airborne Nav Aids Repair. C-130, KC-135, B-52. Philipines, VN, and Thailand.
Joshua McLaughlin
Joshua McLaughlin
Class of 2008
Army, 1 Years

Joshua just joined . He leaves oct -21 -08..
He will be working on helocopers..
Hes in for 6 years for first term..
Mom and DAD are sooo proud of him..
Tom & Chantell McLaughlin
Julian Gonzalez
Julian Gonzalez
Class of 1967
Navy, 7 Years

Hospital Corpsman; Vietnam service
Junior Silva
Junior Silva
Class of 2007
Army, 6 Years

I attended basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. My first duty station was Fort Drum, New York. I deployed in 2009 to Iraq and spent two years in South Korea. The army has taught me a lot of life lessons. It's something I would recommend for someone to experience.
Kelly J Hernandez
Kelly J Hernandez
Class of 2009
Navy, 5 Years

Military working dog handler
Linda  Novotny Lynch
Linda Novotny Lynch
Class of 1983
Air Force, 7 Years

You can't fly without supply!
Linda Novotny Lynch
Linda Novotny Lynch
Class of 1983
Air Force, 7 Years

7 years USAF
Lisa Davis
Lisa Davis
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Medical Service Corps
Louis B Ippolito
Louis B Ippolito
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 4 yrs in USMC. Spent 2 yrs in Japan with 3rd Marine Recon. Last duty Station was Yuma, Az. Currently serving in the Reserves.

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Jefferson High School Classmates

Roxanne Salgado
Class of '83

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Jefferson C/O 93, 20 year Reunion

We are in the process of trying to plan a reunion for the class of 93 for our 20 year.

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