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

Chuck Heiss
Chuck Heiss Class of 1982
Air Force, 8 Years
Assigned to the 351st Security Police Squadron at Whiteman AFB in Missouri. Was member of Ranger Flight and worked with the Minuteman 2 missile system. Separated after four years at the rank of Staff Sgt. Called back to active duty in 1991 for Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm where I was assigned to the 442nd Tactical Fighter Wing at Richard Gebauer AFB and ordered deployed to Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Donald Johns
Donald Johns Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years
Really not much to say was proud to do so I learned so many things that has helped me in my life miss La Plata I am teaching in Milwaukee and I give extra point if a student find La Plata on the map
Harry Renninger
Harry Renninger Class of 2008
Air Force, 8 Years
I am currently serving in the 344th Recruiting Squadron in Texas as a hiring manager for the Air Force. I was was previously attached to the 11th LRS at Andrews AFB serving as a vehicle operator.
John M. Harrison
John M. Harrison Class of 1955
Navy, 3 Years
After graduating from the University of Richmond attended OCS then served as Communications Officer, USS Shangri-La (CVA-38). Cruises included Med and Cuba (missile crisis).
Joseph Reed
Joseph Reed Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired in 2003, Marine Barracks 8th & "I" Streets SE, Washington, DC, MSgt/E-8) Logistic Chief/Barracks Safety Officer. Prior to retirement, served at Marine Tactical Aircraft Control Squadron-18 (MTACS) Camp Futema, Okinawa, Japan; Facilities Maintenance, Quantico, Virginia; 1st Light Anti-aircraft Missile Battalion, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Arizona; Facility Maintenance Detachment, Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan; Senior Drill Instructor/Drill Instructor, 2nd Battalion, "Fox" Company, Parris Island, South Carolina; Service Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; American Embassy Tel Aviv, Israel & Columbo, Sri Lanka, Marine Security Guard Battalion, (State Department), Quantico, Virginia; 3rd Battalion 2nd Marines, "Kilo" Company, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; Marine Barracks Ground Defense Force, GTMO Bay, Cuba
laura mcmahan
laura mcmahan Class of 1979
Army, 5 Years
MOS: 41C fire instrument control repair, shop office clerk
Leary Cusick
Leary Cusick Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years
Richard Gordon
Richard Gordon Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Richard K. Burch II
Richard K. Burch II Class of 1998
Air Force, 9 Years
Lackland AFB TX (6 months) Sheppard AFB TX (8 months) Grand Forks AFB ND (4 years) Davis-Monthan AFB AZ (4 years) (1 tour in support of Operation Noble Eagle, total of 16 temporary duty missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom) 5 years on the Honor Guard w/ over 1200+ volunteer hours missionary/interpreter
Shaun Wright
Shaun Wright Class of 2004
Navy, 4 Years
Served four years on the USS Nimitz (CVN-68) out of San Diego, CA.

Classmates Spotlight

La Plata High School Classmates

Tarrence Butler
Class of '89

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School News

The Changing Scene Reunion II

December 26, 2009 @ The Blue Dog Saloon, Rt west of Port Tobacco. Join LPHS alums Jack Mudd '70, Chuck Spalding and Bill...
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