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 Shipley
Bill Shipley Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
United States Marines: 1970-74 (Vietnam 1970-71, 0311/0341 (Grunt/Mortarman). After Vietnam: Combat Engineers, 7th Engineers, Camp Pendleton. United States Navy: Corpman, 1974-92 (VietNam 1975,
Clay Compton
Clay Compton Class of 1994
Army, 5 Years
Clay is an attorney in the JAG Corp stationed in Bamberg, Germany. He is currently deployed to Iraq.
Danny Phillips
Danny Phillips Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
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Gary Bowers
Gary Bowers Class of 1985
Air Force, 19 Years
Currently serving in Korea for the 2nd time. Have deployed to Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait. Served during Desert Storm. Leaving Korea in May 08, moving to Utah where I will retire in a few years.
Jay Reed
Jay Reed Class of 1981
National Guard, 6 Years
6 years Army National Giard, Oklahoma, and Nebraska, both light infantry, and mechanized.
Jeff Clayton
Jeff Clayton Class of 1989
Navy, 6 Years
Served in Diego Garcia and Panama MM3 Served as Military Police
Jeremy Varnell
Jeremy Varnell Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years
Jeremy was recently promoted to the rank of SGT.. He is serving as a medic with the 1st CAV based at Fort Hood, TX. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal (ARCOM) with "V" device for valor recently for actions that he took to go to the aid of a fallen comrade while deployed to Iraq in 2006-07. He is preparing to redeploy to Iraq in Jan. of 2009. Jeremy is married to his wife Anita. He has a step-daughter Taytum and Jeremy and Anita are expecting a child in mid Jan.
JIMMY L EDWARDS JR.
JIMMY L EDWARDS JR. Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 3 Years
ENLISTED IN 2008 AND IS NOW IN AFGANISTAN ON HIS FIRST TOUR OF DUTY. HE HAS BEEN SERVING FOR THREE YEARS AND WILL BE IN AFGANISTAN FOR 9 MONTHS.
Kim Gardner
Kim Gardner Class of 2000
Navy, 4 Years
NMCB 28 Heavy Equipment Operator
Mark Bradley ( bond )
Mark Bradley ( bond ) Class of 1986
Navy, 14 Years
Desert Storm, Desert storm / Desert Shield, Operation Enduring Freedom, 9-11 Ground Zero Search & Rescue. Lebanon
Robert Cauthon
Robert Cauthon Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Stationed Camp Lejeune 26MEU/Afghan post 9/11 Iraq 03'
Robert Don Giffod
Robert Don Giffod Class of 1989
Army, 12 Years
US Army JAG officer Currently serving in Washington DC and Guantanamo Bay Cuba
Robert Epperly
Robert Epperly Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years
Patriot Missile Operator and System Technician. Veteran of Desert Storm and Operations Southern Watch and Desert Sentry.
WAYNE ALLEN
WAYNE ALLEN Class of 1988
Navy, 19 Years
Recruiter in Charge of NRS Tulsa South in Tulsa. Currently due to retire in july08.
William L. Dutton Sr.
William L. Dutton Sr. Class of 1981
Army, 15 Years
I was proud to serve, my tours included Germany (2), and Honduas, to include Fort BLiss TX, Fort Bragg NC, and Fort Huachuca AZ. I am currently employed by the Department of State in Washington DC.
William Muirheid
William Muirheid Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Six years active duty Marine Corps Six year Marine Corps Reserve Nine years Army Reserve Japan France Turkey Afghanistan

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