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 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 Class of 1986
Air Force, 6 Years Airlift Aircraft Maintenance Specialist - C141 - Andrews AFB, MD
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) 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 Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years Fire Fighter on board USS America CV-66, US Naval Security
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 Class of 1985
Navy, 4 Years Navy deep sea diver
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 Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years Military Police
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 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 Class of 2008
Air Force, 7 Years Aerospace Maintenance Journeyman
Jose Rivera Class of 1997
Air Force, 4 Years Worked in 436th Security Forces Squadron in Dover AFB, DE.
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 Class of 1988
Army, 14 Years JAG Officer
Monaca Pettis Gilmore Class of 1997
Army, 9 Years OIF 2004-2006 (3rd Country National Escort), SGT, MOS 88M/Instructor
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 Class of 1999
Army, 7 Years OIF-OEF 04-05
RANDELL PRICE Class of 1994
Navy, 13 Years JAPAN, NEVADA
SGT Monaca Pettis Gilmore Class of 1997
Army, 9 Years OIF (Served as an 3rd Country National Escort), SGT (MOS 88M/Instructor)
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