Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Andy Blackwell
Andy Blackwell
Class of 1995
Air Force, 10 Years

1995-99 - USAF Honor Guard, Washington DC
1999-03 - Recruiter, Delray Beach, FL
2003-05 - Command Post, Albuquerque, NM
Barry Marion Ryan
Barry Marion Ryan
Class of 1969
Marine Corps Reserve, 6 Years

I was a truck driver.
Ben List
Ben List
Class of 1997
Army, 16 Years

I fix everything.
Bill Kammer
Bill Kammer
Class of 1984
Navy, 13 Years

Submarine Service:
USS Andrew Jackson SSBN-619(G)
USS Grayling SSN-646
USS Nevada SSBN-733(B)
SUBDEVRON ONE
COMSUBDEVRON ONE
SUBDEVGRU FIVE
COMSUBDEVGRU FIVE
Brian Markley
Brian Markley
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years

04/91' - 04/95'
Stationed: Okinawa, Japan 92' - 93'.
Camp Lejuene, NC 93' - 95'
Numerous deployments
Brian Markley
Brian Markley
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years

04/91' - 04/95'
Stationed: Okinawa, Japan 92' - 93'.
Camp Lejuene, NC 93' - 95'
Numerous deployments
Charles O Richardson Jr
Charles O Richardson Jr
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

SEMPER FI
Chris Lockhart
Chris Lockhart
Class of 1987
Air Force, 16 Years

F-16 Weapons 1991-2006, Weapons Safety Manager 122FW (current) Master Sergeant. Three tours to Southwest Asia, two since 9/11
christopher foster
christopher foster
Class of 1990
Army, 15 Years

1990 - 1999 fort bragg, n.c. task force 118
1999 - 2002 recruiting command olean, ny
2003 - 2004 operation iraqi freedom Baghdad, Iraq
2004 - 2006 Alaska
Christopher S Foster
Christopher S Foster
Class of 1990
Army, 18 Years

Scout Helicopter Maintenance Supervisor
Cindy Cunningham(Kerns)
Cindy Cunningham(Kerns)
Class of 1987
Navy, 8 Years

Hospital Corpsman served in R.I., Norfolk, and on the USS Sylvania AFS 2
Cory Jenk
Cory Jenk
Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years

Satellite Communications Operator Maintainer/ Satellite Network Controller
Craig Jackson
Craig Jackson
Class of 1988
Army, 10 Years

1991-1995 was an infantryman in 2nd battalion 22nd infantry with tours in Egypt, Somalia, and Haiti. 1996-2001 was in Germany and Ft. Hood Texas.
Dan Olexio
Dan Olexio
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Served in the Army Corps of Engineers supporting Infantry and Armor units around the world. Deployed to Panama, Bosnia, and Iraq.
Retired in June 2008.
David Abrahamson
David Abrahamson
Class of 1978
Navy, 10 Years

Flew F-14's in Fighter Squadron 1 for 2 cruises on USS Ranger. Became an Adversary pilot in Fighter Squadron 126 based at Miramar, CA flying F-16N's and A-4Fs. Currently a pilot for American Airlines.
David J Walick Lt. Colonel M.D.
David J Walick Lt. Colonel M.D.
Class of 1989
Air Force, 20+ Years

Medical doctor
Graduated from Tulane Medical School in
New Orleans
David Kern
David Kern
Class of 1970
Air Force, 15 Years

71-75 SPECS - 76-86 ATC
Dawn Gray
Dawn Gray
Class of 1977
Air Force, 4 Years

Served at Eglin AFB in Florida
Dennis Kern
Dennis Kern
Class of 1970
Air Force, 10 Years

Travis AFB-ClarkAB/Subic Bay Philipines-Ft Campbell Ky-Wright Patterson AFB
Don Phillips
Don Phillips
Class of 1973
Air Force, 14 Years

Fighter Pilot, flew A-7D Corsair. Civilian contractor 9 years flying ISR in Afghanistan, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen. Over 1000 combat missions flown.
Donald Thompson
Donald Thompson
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

4 years USMC
30 years Air Force reserve full time Air Reseve Tech. Aircraft Avionics Tech. Retired 2015
Douglas Hall
Douglas Hall
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

Col Hall is the commander of the 701st Combat Operations Squadron, March ARB CA.
Gene Bastian
Gene Bastian
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

27 years
Greg Arthur
Greg Arthur
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 4 Years

I joined during the Iranian hostage situation, in September 1980.
Greg Hirsch
Greg Hirsch
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

Crypto Systems Maintenance
MacDill AFB
RAF Bentwaters UK
Herman Mayes
Herman Mayes
Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Light Infantry, Sniper, Served in Korea, Germany, Ft Campbell Ky, Ft Ord Ca.
Howard Schamel jr
Howard Schamel jr
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Crew of CH- 53 Helicopter.
James A. Parr
James A. Parr
Class of 1974
Air Force, 7 Years

Jet Mech. with F-4's. Shaw and Elmendorf AFB.
I drove to Anchorage, Alaska from Sumter, SC in December to get away from the humidity. 12 days with a pregnant wife, dog and cat.
James Alexander Parr
James Alexander Parr
Class of 1974
Air Force, 7 Years

Jet Engine Mechanic-Flight Line
James F. Martin
James F. Martin
Class of 1997
Army, 7 Years

#3rd Special Forces Group Airborne.
James Martin
James Martin
Class of 1997
Army, 6 Years

Electronic Warfare
Jami  (McDonald) McReynolds
Jami (McDonald) McReynolds
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

I was a Medical Adninistration Specialist and became an EMT in the Air Force. In 1991 I was actvated from Reserve to active duty for Desert Storm.
JEFF BROWN
JEFF BROWN
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 10 Years

I WAS WITH THE 6TH MOTOR TRANSPORT UNIT OUT ORLANDO,FLA.,2ND MARINE DIV. HQ BTRY 4THBN 10TH MARINES AT CAMP LE JUNE,N.C. COMPANY B 8TH TANK BN.SYRACUSE,NY,
Jeff Wirth
Jeff Wirth
Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy Chief Mineman (SW)
John Green
John Green
Class of 1971
Navy, 21 Years

Submarine service. Chief of the Boat (COB) Fast attack and Missile Boats (6)
John Jenkins
John Jenkins
Class of 1988
Navy, 12 Years

US Navy Corpsman, Mobilized to Iraq in 2005, HMC 16 Sep 08.
John S. L. De Moss
John S. L. De Moss
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Served with the 1st MAW in Iwakuni, Japan; Nam Phong, Thailand; & very briefly, in DaNang, RSVN. Wrestled for the All-USMC Wrestling Team. Honorably Discharged 7/24/72. THUNDERBOLT & SEMPER FI 'TIL I DIE !
John Soos
John Soos
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

1972-1976, Zweibrucken, Germany. Computer Operator at Army's largest data processing center in Europe.
Kirk Lynch
Kirk Lynch
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

20 Years active duty and now serving as a civilian
Kyle Dawson
Kyle Dawson
Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Kyle Joined the marines in 2004 and did two tour tours while in.

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Class of '94

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Our Northmont High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Northmont High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Clayton are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!