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

Dale ward
Dale ward Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
22 years in the army/ 13 months in Vietnam , tours in Hawaii, Korean, several army state side. Duty stations, retired at Ft.Polk, La. Spent most of time in Infantry assignments, and airborne units. My last few years I was assigned as a combat medic before retiring in 1994.
Dave Spear
Dave Spear Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
Served from 1960 - 1981, Vietnam Vet.
Eric Smith
Eric Smith Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years
Served on Submarines and Surface units. Awards include Joint Service Commendation Medal, Combat Action Ri bbon, and 21 other awards. Received Submarine, Surface, and Air Warfare badges.
Ferman David Whitley
Ferman David Whitley Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years
Army Medical Command
Frank Rutledge
Frank Rutledge Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
US Navy out of High School then switched to the US Army as a Army Medic, served in Afghanistan 2009-2012
fredrick william long
fredrick william long Class of 1957
Air Force, 9 Years
Lackland AFB,Carswell AFB, Lowery AFB, Saigon, Da Nang southeast Asia
Guy Cooper
Guy Cooper Class of 1969
Army, 5 Years
Served in the jungles of vietnam during the height of americam protests.Also went into Cambodia during the incurrsion.afterwards served in Berlin,then on to good old Texas(Ft'Hood) where I finished my military service
J.W. Blue
J.W. Blue Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired as E9 with 35 years service. Vietnam veteran.
Janna McCann
Janna McCann Class of 1999
Army, 6 Years
Quartermaster equipment repair specialist
Jeffrey Harris
Jeffrey Harris Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years
Served on board USS John C. Stennis and USS Peleliu
Jeremy Horton
Jeremy Horton Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Scout sniper
Jerry Blackerby
Jerry Blackerby Class of 1951
Navy, 4 Years
Aviation Electronics Technician. Shift suprvisor of communications center shift at NAF Naha during 1952-53. Flew as radio operator in VP-57 patrol squadron in 1954-55. Discharged in 1955.
Jim A Skinner
Jim A Skinner Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
Served proudly with the 307th CBT ENGR BN 82nd Airborne Division
John  D Norris
John D Norris Class of 1966
Army, 5 Years
Army Signal Corp SGT-E5
John Alex Foreman
John Alex Foreman Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired GSCS,
John Moore
John Moore Class of 1999
Air Force, 6 Years
Currently stationed at Barksdale AFB
Joshua Ford
Joshua Ford Class of 1998
Army, 5 Years
Army Ranger / 82nd Airborne Served in OIF/OEF 2003-2005 Fought from the first day of the OIF and his unit was involved in many of the major battles to secure Iraq.
Margo Courtney
Margo Courtney Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Air Wing Admin ~ Office Administration
Mark H Paul
Mark H Paul Class of 1979
Air Force, 12 Years
Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist
Melissa Gibson (Mears)
Melissa Gibson (Mears) Class of 1997
Army, 3 Years
Served as a nurse. Was never deployed, but cared for soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan upon their return to the US. Was stationed at Fort Bragg, NC.

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