Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

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.
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.
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.
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

Classmates Spotlight

Joplin High School Classmates

Janelle Jones
Class of '01

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