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

Honored Military Alumni

billy earl worthington
billy earl worthington Class of 1949
Navy, 4 Years
seaman 1st class
Carolyn Wilson Dandridge
Carolyn Wilson Dandridge Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years
Administration Sergeant Airman of the Year-TUSLOG Det 94, Turkey
Dale Broome
Dale Broome Class of 1968
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years prior to serving 19-1/2 years in the Coast Guard. Retired with the rank of Chief Warrant Officer in 1994 after serving as Personnel Officer at the Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May, NJ (boot camp).
Damon Hanson Jr
Damon Hanson Jr Class of 1991
Army, 8 Years
Served in Germany then at Ft. Bragg,N.C.. Came back to Opelika and joined the reserves.
Harvey Cortez Nelms
Harvey Cortez Nelms Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Retired from the US Army 1 June 2007. Served 3 tour in Iraq.
James Holcombe
James Holcombe Class of 1996
National Guard, 14 Years
Served in Iraq in 2005 and was the 250,000th R&R person to go home on leave. Also served in Kuwait in 2009-2010.
James Tate
James Tate Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
enlisted 1975 retired 23 yrs as chief warrant officer (W-3)
James Tate
James Tate Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
enlisted 1975 retired 23 yrs as chief warrant officer (W-3)
Joel "Jewell" Denning
Joel "Jewell" Denning Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Sea duty in Rota, Spain
john harper
john harper Class of 1991
Army, 19 Years
Infantryman and Instructor
Kenneth D Bell
Kenneth D Bell Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Retired August 2004
otis broach
otis broach Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
joined Air Force oct 1965- retired at the rank of smsgt in 1985. station in vietnam, korea, guam, okinawa, sicily, germany, texas, california and Florida
Phillip Stover
Phillip Stover Class of 1976
Air Force, 15 Years
Squadron Officer School 79-82, Air Force Technical Applications Center 82-89, American Embassy Ankara Turkey 89-91, Air Force Special Operations 91-92

Classmates Spotlight

Opelika High School Classmates

Angel Ekdahl
Class of '01

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