Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Newport High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Wildcats lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Bob Morris
Bob Morris Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
chris wolfe
chris wolfe Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years
desert storm/shield veteran
CMSgt Bill R. Starnes
CMSgt Bill R. Starnes Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
1966-1988: Vietnam War Operation Eagle Claw (1980 Iranian hostage rescue) Operation Urgent Fury (1983 US invasion of Grenada) Operation El Dorado Canyon (1986 US Bombing of Libya) Crew Chief: B-1B Lancer B-2A Spirit B-52H Stratofortress C-5A/B/C/M Galaxy (AWACS) C-41A Aviocar C-130E/H Hercules E-3B/C Sentry E-4B (Special Mission in 1986 & 1987) F-15C and D Eagle F-16C and D Fighting Falcon KC-135s Tanker Notable Air Operations: Rolling Thunder Steel Tiger Arc Light Commando Hunt Stationed: Lackland AFB - San Antonio, TX Mather AFB - Sacremento, CA Kadena AFB - Okinawa, Japan Lockbourne AFB / Rickenbacker AFB - Columbus, OH Torrejon AFB - Madrid, Spain Loring AFB - Loring, MA Kadena AFB - Okinawa, Japan
darren piccirillo
darren piccirillo Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served first 3 years in Southern California with some occassional deployments south america, I was a Military Policeman, after 3 years I went to serve over seas for 12 months, while there served again in the Military Police force and also was on the researve action team. Once I got back to the USA, i served at Champ Pendletion and then we were all called up for the first golf war.; once the war was over we were given our honorable discharge papers
Darryl Dykes
Darryl Dykes Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years
1st BN 4th PSYOP Group, 2 years Ft Bragg N.C. 2nd ACR Hq S-2(Cav) Nurnberg Germany
Delbert Barrett
Delbert Barrett Class of 1973
Army, 16 Years
Served Missile maintenance
Dennis Robinson
Dennis Robinson Class of 1977
Navy, 14 Years
Me in Jacksonville Fla as MS2 Dennis Robinson
doug deaton
doug deaton Class of 1955
Air Force, 4 Years
radar repairman.staff/sargeant.Stationed in Misissippi new york michigan west virginia canada and ohio.
DOUG DEATON Class of 1955
Air Force, 4 Years
s/sGT radar repairman
Ellice Monthell Wykes (cherry)
Ellice Monthell Wykes (cherry) Class of 1995
Army, 11 Years
Served in the the U.S. Army for 11 years
Gary R. Walz
Gary R. Walz Class of 1967
Air Force, 10 Years
Radar Tech. Ground and Airborn
Guy E Daines, LTC, Infantry, Retired
Guy E Daines, LTC, Infantry, Retired Class of 1954
Army, 20+ Years
Entered service as a 2LT after graduating from EKU. Two tours in Vietnam as Infantry Battalion Advisor, Division Ranger Advisor, advisor to Vietnamese Joint General Staff and Plans Officer US XXIV Corps. Also served in Korea , Germany and Japan. Retired in 1978 and live in Florida.
James R Smith (Robert)
James R Smith (Robert) Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Am in the middle of my 5th Deployment to the Middle East. (Afghanistan)
James R Smith (Robert)
James R Smith (Robert) Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
I am going on my 29th year now while serving in Afghanistan for the third time and have be abroad the globe to protect my family and friends in the great town of Newport KY.
James Raike
James Raike Class of 1984
Air Force, 8 Years
Finance Officer
Jerald P. Becker
Jerald P. Becker Class of 1954
Army, 20+ Years
Enl 1 Dec 54, Knox, Belvoir, Story, Bragg. 82d Abn, 77SF.....ArNG 20th SF, 29th Div......USAR 100th Arm.Div, Maneuver Tng Cmd, 68th Bde......Ret 1 Jul 94........Rank: Command Sergeant Major........Master Parachutist......One of original Army Sky Divers ("free fall") jumpers in 57-58........current age 75
Jim Raike
Jim Raike Class of 1984
Air Force, 8 Years
Finance Officer
Jock Thompson
Jock Thompson Class of 2007
Navy, 1 Years
Jock is a medic in the United States Navy currently serving our country in Iraq. So keep him in your thoughts and hope for a safe return home for him
Joyce (Slone) Fraganeno
Joyce (Slone) Fraganeno Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
also served in the US Navy for 2 yrs and 7 yrs in the AF & Navy Reserves as Substance Abuse Counselor
LTC Andrew Addison
LTC Andrew Addison Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
I am still in the Army Reserves. I have been on and off Active duty numerous times since 2001. I am currently assigned in the 391st MP BN. I am transferring to another unit in Michigan soon...Perhaps I will retire in the next 3 yrs and that will give me 32+ yrs in the military.

Classmates Spotlight

Newport High School Classmates

Angela Holt
Class of '79

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School News

After Prom & Night At The Race

Night At the Races Fundraiser
March 6, 2010
Southgate VFW
7:00 pm till midnight
Cost: $10.0...
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