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

Bryan Hylton
Bryan Hylton Class of 2001
Air Force, 4 Years
Stationed at Charleston Air Force Base for 4 years as a firefighter
Charles Stephenson
Charles Stephenson Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Helicopter mechanic
David McNealy
David McNealy Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years
SFC(Sargent First-Class), Drill Sargent in Ft. Sill, OK. Tour in Europe(Germany), Assigned to the Combat Task Force/Supported 82nd Airborne and Gulf War Veteran(Dessert Storm in 1990-1991) and continued service as Civil Service Employee with DOD(Dept of Defense) with M.I.(Military Intelligent Unit) and Senior Software Engineer for the DOD. Total time 15 years plus 8 years Army = 23 years of total service. Recently Retire with Dept of Defense
Denton Hines
Denton Hines Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Marine Security Force/ Anti terrorism unit
Greg Wilson
Greg Wilson Class of 1989
Air Force, 4 Years
Gulf War Veteran, Served at Eglin AFB FL and Kunsan AFB ROK
Hal Penley
Hal Penley Class of 1974
Navy, 6 Years
Aviation Fire Control Tech. Flight deck ops and intermediate maintenance on A-7E Corsair II weapons and nav computer, Heads up display. 2 Meditteranean cruises on the USS Independance and carrier quals and 1 Med cruise on USS Eisenhower. VA-66 light attack squadron based out of Cecil Field, Fl.
James Chandler
James Chandler Class of 2007
Army, 5 Years
Medically Retired
Jason Miller
Jason Miller Class of 2004
Navy, 5 Years
Served in the Seabees as a Construction Mechanic in and around Norfolk, VA.
Jeff Dextraze
Jeff Dextraze Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Jonathon Black
Jonathon Black Class of 1998
Navy, 5 Years
Served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Saw many things that I love to remember and alot that I cannot forget!
Jonathon Black
Jonathon Black Class of 1998
Navy, 5 Years
Honorably Dischrged in 2004 after service on two different floating commands that deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, USS HAYLER DD-997 and USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT CVN-71, after 9/11. Loved every minute of it!
Mark Vaughn
Mark Vaughn Class of 1987
Army, 12 Years
Ft. Bliss, TX 1987-1988 Ft. Sam Houston, TX 1988-1989 Ft. Bragg, NC 1989-1991 Ft. Lee, VA 1995-1996 Camp Casey, Korea 1996-1997 Ft. Drum, NY 1997-1999
Michele Ruppert
Michele Ruppert Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined the Delayed Entry Program in Oct 1983. Went active duty in Aug 1984, enlisted as a Data Processor. Commisioned and officer in Dec 1991 and served in the Informaton Professional community (networks and communications). Retired Nov 2005.
Patrick Rolle
Patrick Rolle Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Overseas Service Marine Corp Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
Paul Harris
Paul Harris Class of 1995
Air Force, 7 Years
Aircraft Mechanic
Ray Kinsey
Ray Kinsey Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Electronics Cryptographic Equipment Repair Technician. Avionics and Auto Pilot Flight Control systems Technician.
Rebeka Bell
Rebeka Bell Class of 2008
Army, 3 Years
Air Defense
robert barchi
robert barchi Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years
served as air police sentry dog handler.
Rodney S Hooks
Rodney S Hooks Class of 1998
Army, 10 Years
Tanya Nelson
Tanya Nelson Class of 1989
Army, 5 Years
EMT for military personnel. Served in Ft. Benning Ga

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