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

PATRICK HARDY Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Andrea Adams(Reed)
Andrea Adams(Reed) Class of 1984
Army, 6 Years
Fort Jackson NC Lowry Air Force Bass Fort Knox, KTY Korea Carlisle Barracks PA
Bill Mooney
Bill Mooney Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
OCS, 3 years infantry, 5 pilot, 284 missions North Vietnam, retired in '85 in reserves, Col.
Charles P Shaw
Charles P Shaw Class of 1958
Army, 6 Years
Fort Chaffee, AR (Basic Tng) Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (Ord School)'Fort Sill, OK (1st Ord Co DS), Hanau, Germany ( 33rd Ord Co C&C, 507th Ord Co M&S, HQ Det, 8th Ord Bn), Fort Chaffee, AR (Discharged). Rank SP5
Darcey Henderson
Darcey Henderson Class of 2003
Navy, 4 Years
Boatswain Mate
Darryl Goldman
Darryl Goldman Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Chaplain (Colonel)
Dean MIddleton
Dean MIddleton Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Stationed in Montana, Alaska, Washington, Nevada, Colorado, Scotland, and England. Travels to Germany, France, Belgium, Italy, Australia, Japan.
Dent Cermak
Dent Cermak Class of 1965
National Guard, 20+ Years
Started out as a Mapmaker stationed in Hawaii and ended up as a Captain in an Area Support Group as a Transportation Officer. Got to live in Hawaii for almost 3 years and got 5 trips to Germany. I had FUN and now that nice check comes every month!! OORAH!!
Fredrick B Cole
Fredrick B Cole Class of 1997
Army, 15 Years
Served in OIF I, III,V,VII. 3RD BGDE 3RD ID. Medically Retired. Disabled Veteran
Herbert Thomas Harwell Jr
Herbert Thomas Harwell Jr Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Special Agent - Criminal Investigator, Vietnam, Korea, Germany, Central America, Louisiana, Arizona, Texas, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama, Indiana, Maryland, West Virginia.
J. P. Smith
J. P. Smith Class of 1962
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
James Griffin
James Griffin Class of 1974
Army, 10 Years
Fort Benning, Ga 2/10 FA
Joe Manney
Joe Manney Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years
Operations Officer USS PAGE COUNTY LST-1076 during the VietNam war. We served as "mother ship" to Swift boats along the South VietNam coast. It was an adventure for sure.
JOHN CROSIER Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years
I went, I survived, Life goes on...
Rafeal Estrada
Rafeal Estrada Class of 2001
Air Force, 4 Years
Served as an Aerospace Propulsion Mechanic
Richard Lewis Blanton, Jr.
Richard Lewis Blanton, Jr. Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Jan 1979 to Aug 1979 - Mather AFB CA Aug 1979 to Aug 1983 - Vandenberg AFB Aug 1983 to Dec 1984 - Kennedy Space Center FL Jan 1985 to Dec 1989 - Vandenberg AFB CA Jan 1990 to Sep 1994 - Los Angeles AFB CA Sep 1994 to Feb 1999 - Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Richard Ruark
Richard Ruark Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
I was stationed in Phillipines and Crete, Greece. I enjoyed my job and the travel... but not enough to stay after my contract. It was a bad time to be in the military, but I was proud to serve.
Thomas R. Carl III
Thomas R. Carl III Class of 1994
Army, 10 Years
Thomas (Robby) Carl is currently a CPT in the United States Army. He is both Ranger and Airborne qualified. He served a nine month tour in Iraq in 2004 with the 10th Mountain Division and a year tour in Afghanistan in 2008 with the 1st Infantry Division on a MiTT (Military Transition Team). He is currently stationed at Fort Dix, NJ, and is looking forward to his next assignment where he hopes to be assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division.
Tiana Bolden-Whitehead
Tiana Bolden-Whitehead Class of 1994
Army, 3 Years
William J. Davis Jr.
William J. Davis Jr. Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
US Army, 1963-1966; 1986-2004 Retired First Sergeant, INF, CIINTG, Logistics.

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Fredrick Cole
Class of '97

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