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

Brian Brown
Brian Brown Class of 1995
Army, 8 Years
Served with the United States Army. Active for 3 years, and national guard 5 yrs.
Cathy Anne Hebden
Cathy Anne Hebden Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Yeoman Senior Chief. Administration and Clerical.
david clark
david clark Class of 1958
Navy, 3 Years
personal driver for cincpac HQ. P.HABOR BARBERS NAS. EWE BEACH HAWAII. MASTER AT ARMS DIV.
David W Lane
David W Lane Class of 1961
Navy, 20+ Years
U.S. Nuclear Submarine Service. Served aboard 9 different submarines during 22.5 years.
Edward Leaverton
Edward Leaverton Class of 1964
Air Force, 7 Years
From B-52 base to remote mountain site in Turkey and everything in between.
Eileen mary ridsdale dooner miller holmes
Eileen mary ridsdale dooner miller holmes Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
Thomas (tommy) martin dooner jnr wife eileen mary ridsdale dooner miller holmes disabled with multiple sclerosis+leg ulcers+swollen feet+legs+blind in left eye+sleeps ina chair+being refused housing+healthcare etc in ireland 16 duleek street drogheda county louth ireland mobile phone 0863307888+2308 8th ave sw largo fl usa+24 gregory drive kenvil nj usa
Emerson (Butch) Sollars
Emerson (Butch) Sollars Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Tradevman 2nd Class - Flight Instructor, ground school
Jack D McCush
Jack D McCush Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years
MOS-Meteorologist Served At the American Embassy Ankara, Turkey Special Duty Embassy in Tunis, Tunisia
Janice Dydell
Janice Dydell Class of 1978
Navy, 6 Years
United States Navy Radiomen E-5
Jennifer Adams
Jennifer Adams Class of 1997
Navy, 4 Years
USS George Washington CVN 73
Jennifer Adams
Jennifer Adams Class of 1997
Navy, 4 Years
Operation Enduring freedom, Operation Iraqi freedom, Operation Southern Watch, 9/11 I was on the carrier (USS George Washington CVN 73) that sat in New York's harbor for 3 weeks
JEROME L. GOOLSBY
JEROME L. GOOLSBY Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
http://www.jeromegoolsby.net/personal.html
Josh Smith
Josh Smith Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years
USAF Security Forces
Larry R. Rush
Larry R. Rush Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined the Navy July 1964 went to Hospital Corps School and Field Medical Service School served with C-1-3 and C-1-12 FMF in Viet Nam, went to Advanced School and became an Independent Duty Technician went to Sea and served aboard USS Salinan ATF 161/Diving and Salvage, also USS Conolly DD979 tormenting the Russians and ended up on the USS Tripoli LPH10 as Medical Division Officer retired there with 25 years service and visited 50 countries on the way.
Lou-Ann Wachtel
Lou-Ann Wachtel Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
I joined the US Navy 2 months after turning 17. On January 12, 1978 I was shipped off in the middle of Sr year. I had no other classes required for my diploma so I took a leap! I was 1 of 4 first females Certified Airplane Mechanics in the Navy and so many other milestones as I served 25 exciting years!
Melvin E Shoots Jr
Melvin E Shoots Jr Class of 1970
Navy, 4 Years
Served on board aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION CVA 64, was assigned to Admirals Staff on my last deployment as Flag Storekeeper. Ports of call Philippines, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Karachi Pakistan. We were the first carrier to enter the Persian gulf since the USS Valley Forge in 1947
Michael W Redden
Michael W Redden Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Served onboard the USS Haleakala AE25. While only a BM3, I was the Leading Pettyofficer of 1st Division. Saw Hong Kong, Sasabo Japan, Phillipines and Hawaii.
Raymond Starling
Raymond Starling Class of 1969
Army, 15 Years
4 years active Air Force, 4 years active Army, 2 years active Army National Guard (COLO) and 5 years part time National Guard and Army Reserves
Robert Allen
Robert Allen Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
17 .years as a law enforcement specialist plus 5 as a first sergeant
Scott McDowell
Scott McDowell Class of 1980
Army, 6 Years
Ground Surveillance Radar Operator Forward Observer, Served 1st Infantry Division Ft Riley Kansas 2nd Infantry Division DMZ Korea radar site 13 24th Infantry Division Ft Stewart GA

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Class of '64

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