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

Honored Military Alumni

Bobby Morales
Bobby Morales Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
It was an Adventure!
Bruce Otterbacher
Bruce Otterbacher Class of 1973
Army, 10 Years
Served 10 years working Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) & Criminal Investigative Division (CID)
Carlos Cuevas
Carlos Cuevas Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Counterintelligence 28 years
David Crandall
David Crandall Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years
Sea duty and overseas duty...Stationed in Philly, Norfolk, Charleston, Jacksonville, San Diego, Abu Dhabi, Guantanamo, Vieques.
David L. Brown
David L. Brown Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Hospital Corpsman, IDC, FMF, SW Pensacola, FL; Newport News, VA; Camp Lejeune, NC; Cherry Point, NC
David Williams
David Williams Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years
Ft Jackson, Fort Bennington, Fort Bragg. Airborne
Derreck Santiago
Derreck Santiago Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Retired
Duane Hawkins
Duane Hawkins Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Surveyor and Recruiter
Ed Harris
Ed Harris Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
1970 - 1994 Retired at Whiteman AFB, MO
Ed Harris
Ed Harris Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined right after HS and retired in July 1994.
Eric Schaffer
Eric Schaffer Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 26+ years in the USAF and Air National Guard, four overseas tours including Korea, Cuba, Europe and Iraq. Generally had a really good time serving both the nation and his fellow service members over the course of a long career.
George G. White
George G. White Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Went intot the Air Force on 15 Jan 1976 as a Military Personnel Specialist (73270/3S071). I was stationed in Texas, Alabama, New Mexico California and South Korea, One of my last assignments was Director of Personnel and Manpower, Air Force Safety Center, Kirtland AFB, NM. Retired on 4 Feb 1997 as a Master Sergeant. Currently, an AF Civil Servant with the AF Nuclear Weapons School as the Registrar at Kirtland AFB, NM.
Gerald Espinal
Gerald Espinal Class of 1998
Army, 8 Years
US ARMY Infantry. Combat Gunner
Grant Ingram Sr.
Grant Ingram Sr. Class of 1967
Air Force, 10 Years
Air to Ground Communications, 3 consecutive tours in Vietnam. Awarded: AF Commendation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Citation, Vietnam Cross of Galantry with Palm, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Ribbon, RVN Service Ribbon with Silver Star Device.
Jimmie Randle, Jr.
Jimmie Randle, Jr. Class of 1981
Army, 7 Years
U.S.A. Medac/Dentac 2d Infantry Division, Korea Ft. Jackson, S.C. Basic Training
Jimmy Mercer
Jimmy Mercer Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Held many interesting jobs and traveled around the world five times
Jimmy Mercer
Jimmy Mercer Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Aviation Ordnance Master Chief, served on USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CV-42) , USS Midway (CV-41), USS Saratoga (CV-60) two tours. Particpated in the fall of Saigon evacuation, capture of terrorist on Achille Laurul cruise ship, and Desert Shield / Desert Storm.
John Roche
John Roche Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years
helicopter crew chief in Vietnam
Lisa Love Sawyer
Lisa Love Sawyer Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
Served as a Paralegal with one year in Kuwait.
Mary Tatum
Mary Tatum Class of 1983
Air Force, 6 Years
I was stationed in Japan worked on F-16 fighter jets

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Oak Ridge High School Classmates

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Class of '01

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School News

Long Lost Class Ring Found in Lakeland, FL

I recently found a 1970 class ring from Oak Ridge HS and wish to return to owner.
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