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

Honored Military Alumni

Bill Lederer
Bill Lederer Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Command Sergeant Major in the 82nd ABN Division...
Deborah Nuckles
Deborah Nuckles Class of 1969
Navy, 6 Years
Hospital Corpsman/Aviation Medical Tech/Search and Rescue
Gene Roland
Gene Roland Class of 1979
Army, 13 Years
Completed service tour in 1994 as a SSG. in the Quartermaster Corp.(Food Service Sergeant)
Army, 20+ Years
Kenneth E. Gimlin
Kenneth E. Gimlin Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
Petty Officer First Class, Firecontrolman, 39A Radar maintenance and operator, Automatic gunfire control systems technician, Close-in Weapons Systems, miniature electronic repair technician, and instructor. Served aboard ship as photographer, MAA, and copier technician.
lender kendrick
lender kendrick Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
Les Sutton
Les Sutton Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Commisioned in 1973 and served as officer in USAF until 1993. I flew and instructed as a Navigator. Took part in missions over Vietnam, Panama invasion, Soviet Union and the first Gulf War.
Les Sutton
Les Sutton Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF Master Navigator, flew on T-29,C-5A, T-43, and C-141B. Vietnam, Just Cause and First Gulf War. Son is currently WSO on B-1 bomber
Lorenzo Rucker
Lorenzo Rucker Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 7 Years
I'm so proud of my brother Sgt. Lorenzo Rucker. He is currently in the Marine Corp and is a Drill Instructor at Parris Island. He has been to Kuwait, Japan, and also has been stationed in Camp Lejuene NC
Mark Franklin Owens
Mark Franklin Owens Class of 1986
Army, 5 Years
SGT 82nd ABN Division stationed at Fort Bragg, NC served duty in Panama, Honduras and OPERATION DESERT STORM/SHIELD
Phil Blake
Phil Blake Class of 1977
Coast Guard, 16 Years
Reached Petty Oficer First Class was a Boatwains Mate
Rob Spencer
Rob Spencer Class of 1970
Air Force, 6 Years
After "Boot" and "Tech" was at Shaw (SC) ... received "All Expense Paid Tour" of Southeast Asia ... back to hospital at Shaw ... headed for Charleston ...but diverted to "Langley" ...
Robert  (Robbie) Spencer
Robert (Robbie) Spencer Class of 1970
Air Force, 6 Years
Sheila Tener Mathis
Sheila Tener Mathis Class of 1973
National Guard, 20+ Years
Sheila served in the North Carolina Army National Guard as a full-time technician until entering active duty and being stationed in Washington DC. Afterwards, she was transferred to Montgomery, Alabama where she served as the State Family Program Coordinator for the Alabama Army/Air National Guard until her retirement in 2004. Her military service extended over 25 years and her rank upon retirement was Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4). She currently resides in Montgomery, Alabama.
steve rhynehardt
steve rhynehardt Class of 1971
Navy, 13 Years
D K 2 Dispersing Clerk USS South Carolina CGN 37, VRF 31 VP56
Terence A.(Tony) Farrar
Terence A.(Tony) Farrar Class of 1975
Army, 4 Years
Entered into the ARMY in May 1975 and trained at Fort Knox,Ky. Sent to Fort Bliss,TX in December 1975 until April 1978. While there I spent 6 weeks training in Germany as the (G-2) or S-2 ,Military Intelligence Officer's Driver,HQ Platoon(1977) and in April 1978 I was reasigned to duty in Germany and after 1 year I was discharged with an honorable discharge, 1979. Highest rank (Spec.4,E-4)
TOMMY L DEGROM Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Joined Oct 66. Retired Nov 86 - E8/MSG. Nuclear missiles, Organizational Effectiveness Center and School, Retired at Defense Language Institute in language instruction evaluation
Tony Apple
Tony Apple Class of 1991
Army, 8 Years
Served with 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Desert Storm Vet, Operation Just Cause Vet, was Airborne-qualified for all 8 years with over 100 jumps logged
tony botts
tony botts Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 3 Years
served as pistol instructor during vietnam
Warner R. Hartgrove, Jr.
Warner R. Hartgrove, Jr. Class of 1976
Air Force, 4 Years
Entered Dec 1977, Honorably Discharged as a SSgt in Dec 1981. Started as a Korean Linguist and finished as an Emergency Room Tech.

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Northeast Guilford High School Classmates

Bill Lederer
Class of '78

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