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
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 Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years 3yr on ice breaker 1yr on oiler off Viet Nam coast refueling fleet
Cheryl Dailey Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 2 Years Motor T
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 Class of 1993
Army, 1 Years After basic training, schooled in 24T--PATRIOT Systems Operator/Maintainer.
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 Class of 1945
Army, 3 Years World War II = Dachau Germany; 18 months Korean War = 19 months
jerry donahoo Class of 1962
Army, 4 Years ROTC @ Texas Tech. VIET NAM VET captain 2 years. Armor branch of army
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 Class of 1993
Air Force, 8 Years Munitions Crew Chief....I built bombs for 8 years all over the world! IYAAYAS
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 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 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 Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years Ground support equipment technician Diesel ran AC/DC Generators
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 Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years Served in Air Weather Service as a Weather Forecaster.
Michael Goodnough Class of 1973
Army, 4 Years Corporal E-4 June 1973 to June 1977 Field Artillery 155 Self-Propelled Howitzer
Mike Farris Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 6 Years 3rd marine Division, Okinawa
Rebecca Salgado Class of 1999
Navy, 8 Years 6 Deployments, Aviation maintenance technitian, and Naval Security Force team member.
Richard Kennedy Class of 1958
Army, 7 Years Served 6 yr9 mo joined 1962 discharged nov 1968. Rank Sp6 E6 as chaplain adm. Served in Germany, Fort Huachucka,Korea and TDY Nam
Jean De Pauw
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