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

Bill Bridge
Bill Bridge
Class of 1949
Army, 2 Years

I was playing football at Texas Tech when I was drafted and after basic training I ended up in Korea with the 7th infantry division. Going up Jane Russell Hill I was injured and spent 5 months in Tokyo Army Hospital. I ended up with 8 medals including Purple Heart and bronze star.
Bob Davis
Bob Davis
Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years

3yr on ice breaker 1yr on oiler off Viet Nam coast refueling fleet
Cecil Green
Cecil Green
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Army ROTC at Texas Tech. Active duty 1967-1987, with overseas assignments in Vietnam, Germany and Okinawa. After retirement, served as an Army Civilian Employee 1987-2005.
Charles Hamilton
Charles Hamilton
Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years

Texas Tech ROTC, MI and Inf. Served 2 yrs as Inf advisor in RVN , 3 yrs at Ft Hood as MI Bn S-2, numerous assignments to include DIA Wash D.C. Medical Retd O-5 as result of Agent Orange related cancers.
Cheryl Dailey
Cheryl Dailey
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Motor T
Danny R Grant
Danny R Grant
Class of 1962
Army, 4 Years

CPT US Infantry, Platoon leader, Company Comander; 1st Calvary, Viet Nam '67, '68; DMZ Korea '69. Awarded Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Silver Star
Donald Garrison
Donald Garrison
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a Medical Lab Technician, Communications Operator, Computer Operator, and Computer Programmer. Retired in 1988 with the rank of Master Sergeant.
Erica Astorga
Erica Astorga
Class of 1993
Army, 1 Years

After basic training, schooled in 24T--PATRIOT Systems Operator/Maintainer.
Gary  L.   Mount
Gary L. Mount
Class of 1968
Army, 12 Years

I served in the Army from 1969 to 1972 and spent 8 years in National Gaurd here in Alpha Company here in Lubbock . I served a year in Vietnam as a helicopter door gunner and crewchief on a UH-1H huey in the 129th. Assault Helicopter Company. 7/17TH. from 70-71. I was a T.OW. Gunner( anti-tank missle) from 79-87 in Alpha Company National Gaurd.here in Lubbock.
Hardie Matthews
Hardie Matthews
Class of 1945
Army, 3 Years

World War II = Dachau Germany; 18 months Korean War = 19 months
Howard N Milstead
Howard N Milstead
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Served Oct, 1966 to Sep, 1969. 1st Lt. Transportation Corp
jerry donahoo
jerry donahoo
Class of 1962
Army, 4 Years

ROTC @ Texas Tech. VIET NAM VET captain 2 years. Armor branch of army
Jerry Ray Hurst
Jerry Ray Hurst
Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years

Served in a variety of Military Intelligence command and staff positions in Turkey, Germany, South Vietnam, Texas, Massachusetts, and Virginia
Joaquin Mendoza
Joaquin Mendoza
Class of 1993
Air Force, 8 Years

Munitions Crew Chief....I built bombs for 8 years all over the world! IYAAYAS
Joe V Ramirez
Joe V Ramirez
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 4 Years

I was in the Marine Corps from 10/67 - 10/71. I was a .50 Cal Machine Gunner on Convoys..I did 2 Tours in Vietnam..I had 2 Merit Promotions while in Combat.. I was Honorable Dischared with a Rank of E6 Staff Sergeant..
John Farley
John Farley
Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years

Served on the U.S.S Tolovana (oil tanker) from 1962 to 1965. Mostly in the western Pacific and off Vietnam during the war.
Kenny McMillan
Kenny McMillan
Class of 1963
Navy, 2 Years

Served on the USS Saint Paul, heavy cruiser in North and South Vietnam during the Tet Offensive
Mario R. Guerrero
Mario R. Guerrero
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Ground support equipment technician Diesel ran AC/DC Generators
Martin Lucas
Martin Lucas
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in Air Weather Service as a Weather Superintendent. Retired in 1991 with the rank of Master Sergeant.
Martin Lucas
Martin Lucas
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in Air Weather Service as a Weather Forecaster.

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Class of '63

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