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
Amy Byington Letuli Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years 22 years, 10+ years overseas...
Brenda (Gilley) Taylor Class of 1980
Air Force, 19 Years Communications/Computer Programmer, currently stationed at the National Defense University, Washington DC.
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 Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired
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 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 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 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 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) 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 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.
Troy Hardy Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years Currently serving at Ft Stewart, Ga and Retire in 27 months.
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Eric Whitted, A good man.
Eric A. Whitted, the first principal of Lakewood High, dies at 88.