Military Alumni

Military 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
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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 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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