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

Deana Coxworth
Deana Coxworth Class of 1987
Army, 18 Years
I served in the United States Army from 1988-2006. My profession was Military Intelligence. I learned a lot serving in various duty stations around the world, to include Southeast Asia, Korea, and Germany. I look back gratefully on my decision to join the Army and the experience and opportunities it afforded to me.
gareth d bryan
gareth d bryan Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Army Nurse Corp. 1964-1985. Ret LTC. Nurse Anestheist for past 43 years. Army Nurse Corp. LTC(Ret). Operating Room Nurse for 4 years. Nurse Anesthesia to present (2014)
James D. "J.D." Caven
James D. "J.D." Caven Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered the Air Force in Oct 1966 and retired Sep 1987. Flew OV-10s and F-4s for half of my career, was medically grounded and selected to attend law school and finished my career as a Judge Advocate. Had assignment in Texas, Florida, Vietnam, Philippines, Colorado and California.
James Laverty
James Laverty Class of 1948
Army, 2 Years
18 months on Okinawa
Jeff Dotterer
Jeff Dotterer Class of 1977
Navy, 6 Years
Electronics Technician stationed in Norfolk, VA. Served on the USS Josephus Daniels, CG-27 and the USS Bainbridge CGN-25.
Larry Starks
Larry Starks Class of 1977
Navy, 12 Years
Served in the Navy for 12 years, stationed aboard the USS Prairie (AD-15), USS Texas (CGN-39), USS Nimitz (CVN-68) Naval Technical Training Center, Treasure Island, CA and Naval Technical Training Center, Meridian, MS as a Religious Program Specialist and Master Training Specialist. Served in the First Gulf War aboard the USS Texas.
Mickey Pond
Mickey Pond Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Hospital Corpsman, (HM2) Sailor of the Quarter, Treasure Island; Meritorious Unit Commendation; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal; Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal
Ray Jude
Ray Jude Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Served 27 Years, Two combat tours in Vietnam with 5th Inf and 101 Abn Div.
RICHARD GENTRY Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years
richard thornton
richard thornton Class of 1996
Army, 12 Years
is currently serving in iraqi, along with his brother anthony
Robert Riley
Robert Riley Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Did 15 years of sea duty and 5 years on shore
Robert Riley (Rayson)
Robert Riley (Rayson) Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Proudly served onboard 3 Destroyers, 1 Sub-Tender, 2 shore stations and one over sea staion.
Ronald L Baldwin
Ronald L Baldwin Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 7 years active duty as Electronic Warfare tech and instructor. Completed with 15 years ANG in wide and radio and Tech Control. Retired as E-7. Tours in SEA, South America and Europe. I loved it and would do it all over.
Scott Harclerode
Scott Harclerode Class of 1968
Air Force, 2 Years
Computer Technician at NORAD Radar Site.
William Franklin Sage
William Franklin Sage Class of 1961
Army, 4 Years
Served in Viet Nam with 9th Infantry Div. 1966-67
Willis Powell
Willis Powell Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
I served in the Navy for 24 and half years retiring in 2004 has a Chief Petty Officer. I was stationed onboard the USS Norton Sound AVM1, USS Shasta AE33, USS Essex LHD2 and USS Belleau Wood LHA3. Shore duty at the Naval Support Activity New Orleans, LA and Naval Station Alameda ,Ca. Participated in Military action against Iran during the Iran-Iraq War, and Military actions against Iraq during the First Gulf War

Classmates Spotlight

Neodesha High School Classmates

Kerry Clark
Class of '98

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