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

Anthony Banks
Anthony Banks Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Anthony Banks joined the Marines in 1983(24 Yrs) He has spent "Many" years abroad fighting for freedom and rendering humanitarian assistance to those that are less fortunate. Plans to retire after he reaches 30 years.
Alesia (Farrar) Meredith
Alesia (Farrar) Meredith Class of 1986
Air Force, 6 Years
Airlift Aircraft Maintenance Specialist - C141 - Andrews AFB, MD
Alisha Christian York
Alisha Christian York Class of 2008
Air Force, 5 Years
C-5 Loadmaster Dover AFB, DE 2009-2013 Travis AFB, CA 2013-present Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, and Enduring Freedom
Captain Eugene E. Shiflett, USAF (Ret)
Captain Eugene E. Shiflett, USAF (Ret) Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in Desert Storm, Iraqi freedom, Enduring Freedom,Desert, numerous special operations,Presidential security detail for Pres. Clinton, and Pres. George W. Bush. Primery mission as Air Battle Manager aboard the Airborne Warning and Control Station (AWACS). Traveled the world.
Carlton Jones
Carlton Jones Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years
Fire Fighter on board USS America CV-66, US Naval Security
Casondra D. Williams
Casondra D. Williams Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years
Entered in September of 1993 to Fort Jackson, SC and then to active duty in January of 1994 to Fort Hood, TX. After serving active for 6 years in the Army, enlisted into the Army National Guard Reserves stationed at Fort Belvoir, VA until April 2001, while employed full time with the Department of Defense (Pentagon).
David Curtis Barker
David Curtis Barker Class of 1985
Navy, 4 Years
Navy deep sea diver
Deborah Franklin
Deborah Franklin Class of 1989
Army, 10 Years
Worked as an MP and a dental assistant. Recently returned from Iraq. Looking to return to school. Teaching high school right now in Ohio.
Dustin Smith
Dustin Smith Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years
Military Police
George Monroe
George Monroe Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted in 1980 and commissioned in 1987, attaining the rank of Major and serving both at home in aboard.
Guy M. Cooley
Guy M. Cooley Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in the U.S. Air Force during the Viet Nam war era. Stationed at Charleston AFB, S.C. Toured Germany, Japan, and Phillipines.
Joanne Ortiz
Joanne Ortiz Class of 2008
Air Force, 7 Years
Aerospace Maintenance Journeyman
Jose Rivera
Jose Rivera Class of 1997
Air Force, 4 Years
Worked in 436th Security Forces Squadron in Dover AFB, DE.
LCDR Corey D Barksdale
LCDR Corey D Barksdale Class of 2001
Navy, 9 Years
Submarine Officer USS Jacksonville ('07-'09) Division Officer USS Albany ('12-'14) Engineer Officer
LT Colonel Yvonne Sallis
LT Colonel Yvonne Sallis Class of 1988
Army, 14 Years
JAG Officer
Monaca Pettis Gilmore
Monaca Pettis Gilmore Class of 1997
Army, 9 Years
OIF 2004-2006 (3rd Country National Escort), SGT, MOS 88M/Instructor
MSG Timothy Branch
MSG Timothy Branch Class of 1988
Army, 17 Years
Entered in January of 1991 at Ft. Jackson, S.C. Deployed in support of Operation Desert Storm 1991 Deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom II. Currently stationed in Heidelberg, Germany and due to return to CONUS in December 2008. Plans to retire in January of 2011.
Nathaniel Holmes
Nathaniel Holmes Class of 1999
Army, 7 Years
OIF-OEF 04-05
RANDELL PRICE Class of 1994
Navy, 13 Years
Royal Smith
Royal Smith Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years

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