Joplin High School Alumni

Joplin, Missouri (MO)

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

bob gideon
bob gideon
Class of 1967
Army, 12 Years

Viet Nam Veteran, Can Tho South Viet Nam, Mekong Delta, Ist Log Command
bob gideon
bob gideon
Class of 1967
Army, 12 Years

Viet Nam Veteran
1st Logistical Command
Can Tho Viet Nam
1968-1969
Charles Hood
Charles Hood
Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years

Served during Desert Shield/Storm. Stations included Ft Bliss, Tx and Ft Richardson, Ak.
Dan Henry
Dan Henry
Class of 1960
Army, 5 Years

I was an airborne qualified US Army Combat Engineers officer - 2 years active duty and 3 yrs Standby Reserve. Am a Vietnam Vet with service in the Central Highlands outside Pleiku '66-'67.
don alexander
don alexander
Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years

deployed 10mo in desert storm,recieved 2 bronze stars. basic training was in fort dix,nj. duty station was fort knox ky.i was assigned to 76th hemco.i am currently hauling ordanance for goverment with tri state motor transit.
Donald L. Connely
Donald L. Connely
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

I joined the US Navy 7 days after graduation in 1959. My first tour was at a Naval Communications Station in the Panama Canal Zone. I had 2 tours in Vietnam (Naval Support Activity Detachment Cam Ranh Bay, and ISB Ben Luc, RVN. I served aboard 2 Destroyers (USS Jonas Ingram DD-938 & USS MacDonough DDG-39 & had 4 tours at Naval Air Stations in Texas (2 at NAS Corpus Christi & 2 at NAS Dallas). Retired as a Chief Petty Officer (Electronics Technician).
Jessica 'Wight' Shockley
Jessica 'Wight' Shockley
Class of 2000
National Guard, 5 Years

Ive served with the 203RD Engineer Battalion for the last five years and Im now on my first deployment to Afghanistan.
Jim E. Smith
Jim E. Smith
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam Veteran. Can Tho in Mekong Delta. 1st Log Command.
John Wimberley
John Wimberley
Class of 1987
Army, 19 Years

Currently serving as the Support Operations Officer (Logistics) for the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division located at Fort Campbell, KY. I will deploy to Afghanistan after Christmas 2007.
Kenneth Hargis
Kenneth Hargis
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

SAC,1st Combat Evaluation Group 2 tours Nam
lance sweeten
lance sweeten
Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years

served aboard U.S.S. OZARK MCS-2 on 2 OPOLLO recovery missions in 1966-1967
serves on U.S.S GUAM minesweeper
Peter J Page
Peter J Page
Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined in June 1957 retired in July 1977. Spent most of my career in R&D testing and launching rockets at Vandenburg AFB. A year and a half all over the Far East and a three year tour in Germany.
Scott Moore
Scott Moore
Class of 1987
Army, 18 Years

Helicopter Instructor Pilot. Multiple overseas tours, and one trip to the pristine beaches of Iraq.
Timothy Henson
Timothy Henson
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired as an ITC(SW) IN 2007

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Joplin High School Classmates

Pam Durossette
Class of '67

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