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

Alan Brothers
Alan Brothers Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Trained as a Diesel Engine Mechanic, stationed in Norfolk, VA for 21 years, 2 yrs in San Diego, CA as Maintenance Coordinator as part of Southwest Regional Maintenance Command. Currently residing in North Carolina. Served for 24 yrs.
Bradford N Carvalho
Bradford N Carvalho Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years
currently stationed LasVegas NV
Caressa Patterson
Caressa Patterson Class of 1995
National Guard, 1 Years
Proud Combat Medic
Carissa Patterson
Carissa Patterson Class of 1995
Army, 7 Years
Currently deployed OEF
Charles Walker2
Charles Walker2 Class of 1998
Army Reserves, 7 Years
92 Y Supply Sergeant
Daniel Gilliam
Daniel Gilliam Class of 2001
Navy, 4 Years
Served on the USS WASP. Was deployed for 8 months during the War on Terrorism. Was stationed in Norfolk, VA.
douglas globke
douglas globke Class of 1997
Army, 19 Years
Fort Hood, Texas.
Elizabeth Jochynek
Elizabeth Jochynek Class of 1997
Army, 8 Years
Active Army 1997-2005 Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) 2004-2005
Gene Clifton
Gene Clifton Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
RF Communications Technician Fiber Optic R&D Technician BISS Technician 304X0 Functional Manager/ HQ SAC BISS ESE Functional Manager / HQ ACC Prum AS Germany; Incirlik AB Turkey; Pittman Station NV; Anderson AFB Guam; Offutt AFB NE; Langley AFB VA
Jack Gray
Jack Gray Class of 1989
Army, 13 Years
Commisioned in 1995. Served in 861st QM Airdrop Equipment Repair and Supply as a Platoon Leader and then Company Commander until Nov 2006. Served in 342nd QM BN as Airdrop Officer in Jackson, TN until Aug 2007. Serving now in 188 Infantry Brigade, 3/345 (CS/CSS) as a Team Chief preparing units for missions overseas.
Jim Hampshire
Jim Hampshire Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Over 4500 flying hours as an Instructor Pilot in the T-38, C-141 and C-17. Served in Desert Storm I and II as well as Kosovo. Stationed in Texas, Oklahoma, New Jersey, Illinois and South Carolina.
Jonathan H Modrall
Jonathan H Modrall Class of 2006
Air Force, 1 Years
A1C, level 3 maintance, my ribons are global war on terrisem, national defence, and basic training, and now at a space communication base in CO.
Michael O'Brien
Michael O'Brien Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years
Army Infantry currently at fort bragg
Michael Scott Cantrell
Michael Scott Cantrell Class of 1985
Navy, 19 Years
Been in since 1990 and I've made one 7 month cruise and two 6 month cruises and a five month and 4 month cruise. I have been around the world a couple of times and have been to many countries. want to know more just ask.
Philip Wyatt
Philip Wyatt Class of 1986
Army, 9 Years
Assigned to the 1st Special Forces Group - Ft Lewis Washington; 5th Special Forces Group - Ft Campbell, KY. Spent time in Korea, Okinawa, Saudi Arabia, Ketucky, Washington, Indiana, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee. On Airborne status for 7 years. Completed tour of duty during Gulf War (1990-1991) Spent last two years of service (1993-1995) as an Army Recruiter in Chattanooga, TN.
Ronald W. Roberts
Ronald W. Roberts Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Currently serving in Alaska as the Telecommunications Chief for the 1/25 Stryer Brigade Combat Team. Served in Operation Desert Storm, Kosovo, OEF and OIF. I will retire in Sep 2008.
Savannah Harrison Baker
Savannah Harrison Baker Class of 1999
Navy, 5 Years
Attended Defense Language Institute obtaining degree in Chinese; serving as cryptologic language anaylst at NSA/CSS Hawaii. Next duty station is Misawa, Japan, serving as air crew member.
Shelley Bailey (Shoemaker)
Shelley Bailey (Shoemaker) Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Proudly served 25 years, 8 months.
steve bond
steve bond Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 8 Years
8152/ Security Forces 0311/ Infantry
Thomas Gilliam
Thomas Gilliam Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years
Served 1 year in Korea and 1 year in Iraq. His remaining time was spent at Fort Sill, OK

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