Lakewood High School Alumni

St Petersburg, Florida (FL)

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

Amy Byington Letuli
Amy Byington Letuli
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

22 years, 10+ years overseas...
Brenda (Gilley) Taylor
Brenda (Gilley) Taylor
Class of 1980
Air Force, 19 Years

Communications/Computer Programmer, currently stationed at the National Defense University, Washington DC.
Chris Marsh
Chris Marsh
Class of 1988
Navy Reserves, 12 Years

Navy '87 - '99
Ernie Weeks
Ernie Weeks
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

KC-135 Tanker Navigator; served in Kansas, New Jersey, Hawaii and the Pentagon before retiring in 2007
James Footman
James Footman
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired
Joseph Williams
Joseph Williams
Class of 1967
Navy, 8 Years

Navy submarine sonarman, STS1(SS); USS Lewis and Clark, SSBN 644, 1970-71; USS James Madison, SSBN 627, 1971-73; Actual service time was 8 years, 7 months, 22 days, and about 14 minutes; 8 strategic deterrant patrols; Squadron SMMS team member, Holy Loch, Scotland, 1973-74; Computer Programmer, New London, CT., 1975-76.
Kyle Bandy
Kyle Bandy
Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years

I served our country as an Avionics Technician, E2-C Crewman and C-9B Loadmaster in San Diego, CA from 1986 to 1994. This was mostly during a time of peace. God bless our American service members that VOLUNTEER to serve our country during a time of war.
LCDR John F. Wolstenholme
LCDR John F. Wolstenholme
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Proudly served 29 years in the Navy. Joined in 1982 from high school as enlisted and retired as Naval Officer. Now serving as Officer In charge of Lemoore High School NJROTC.
Mike Cusson
Mike Cusson
Class of 1981
Army, 6 Years

Baumholder Germany. Infantry squad leader and border patrol along East German and Czech border from 1985-1991. German translater.
Raymond (Buddy) Peterson
Raymond (Buddy) Peterson
Class of 1967
Navy, 8 Years

Navy Corpsman, Operating Room Scrub Tech, Oral Surgery. Assisted Drs. in the OR performing surgeries from appendectomies to cancer resections to maxo-facial repairs.
Assigned to Orlando Naval Hospital for most of active duty, 30 day TDY in-country assisting Captain teaching new surgical techniques, assigned to the Seabees for 4 years of Reserve duty. (1969-1978)
Rebecca H. Long (Singletary)
Rebecca H. Long (Singletary)
Class of 1982
Coast Guard, 9 Years

Spent 9 yrs, 11 mos, and 22 days in the USCG.
Honorable Discharge as YN2
Stationed in St. Petersburg, FL, Petaluma, CA, Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Baltimore, MD, Yorktown, VA
Russ Hellstern
Russ Hellstern
Class of 1989
Coast Guard, 14 Years

HH-60J Helicopter Pilot; served in the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos, Cuba, Alaska, New York, Boston, the Outer banks of North Carolina, Alabama.
Tom Rivenbark
Tom Rivenbark
Class of 1981
Army, 20 Years

Retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel after 20+ years of active duty as both enlisted and an officer. Currently at the Pentagon as a Strategic Planner.
Troy Hardy
Troy Hardy
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Currently serving at Ft Stewart, Ga and Retire in 27 months.

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Class of '95

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