Joel Elias Spingarn High School Alumni

Washington Dc, District Of Columbia (DC)

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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Joel Elias Spingarn High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Green Wave lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Bevelyn R. Whitfield
Bevelyn R. Whitfield
Class of 1971
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Entered the Coast Guard Reserve in July 1974 and later entered into active duty in November 1977. Served in a number of general administrative assignments until 1980. Qualified and assigned as a Military Civil Rights Counselor/Facilitator (1980-1983). Completed training and assigned as a Personnel Records Auditor (1983-1991). Was the first female assigned to the Tactical Law Enforcement Team in Miami (1991-1994). Officer Manager at the Seventh Coast Guard District Legal Office (1994 -1997). Last assignment as Assistant Gender Policy Advisor (1997-1998). Received the Coast Guard Commendation Medal, Coast Guard Achievement Medal, two Commandant’s Letters of Commendation, five Coast Guard Good Conduct Awards, the 1993 Roy Wilkins Meritorious Service Award, as well as other unit, service and community awards.
Cornelius Brown
Cornelius Brown
Class of 1955
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarines engineneer. River Boat Captain, patrol officer, Retired as Command Master Chief
Debbra Murphy
Debbra Murphy
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Reserves, retired in 1999.
Debbra Murphy
Debbra Murphy
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from the Air Force Reserves in 1999.
Morgan Langston, Jr.
Morgan Langston, Jr.
Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years

Recieved a ROTC commision from I owa State University. Retired at the rank of Colonel in Dec. 1994. A resident graduate of National Defense University, Industrial Colloege of the Armed Forces in 1986. Was an Air Attache to the US Embassy, Manila, Republic of the Philippines and a Director of Intelligence at the Defense Intelligence Agency. A Vietnam veteran 1967-68 and Gulf War I in 1991.

Classmates Spotlight

Joel Elias Spingarn High School Classmates

Belinda Simon
Class of '74

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Joel Elias Spingarn High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Green Wave.

School News

Dr. Irving H. Smith

Spingarn High School Class of 1966. Past President, Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) representing the best HBCUs i...
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Our Joel Elias Spingarn 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 Joel Elias Spingarn High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Washington Dc are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!