Osbourn Park High School Alumni

Manassas, Virginia (VA)

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

Aaron Doble
Aaron Doble
Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years

I am a paratrooper in the Army. I served three tours in the War on Terror, from 2003 to 2007. My main mission was looking for landmines.
Aaron Doble
Aaron Doble
Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years

Army Paratrooper
Andrew Malone
Andrew Malone
Class of 2010
Navy, 4 Years

Electronics Technician on USS San Jacinto
Bonnie Meyer
Bonnie Meyer
Class of 1990
Air Force, 10 Years

Served as an Intelligence Analyst during the Gulf War.
Brandon Garay
Brandon Garay
Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years

Medical Service Corps Officer
Brett Burchfield
Brett Burchfield
Class of 2000
Air Force, 7 Years

E-5 Asst. NCOIC of Aircrew Flight Equipment. 2001-2003 Beale AFB CA, 2003-2007 Kadena AB Okinawa, 2007- Langley AFB VA. I provide safe and reliable flight equipment for pilots.
Brian Coyle
Brian Coyle
Class of 2001
National Guard, 9 Years

Currently serving in the Virginia Army National Guard. I have completed 2 combat tours. One in Iraq and One in Afghanistan.
Brian Keys
Brian Keys
Class of 1987
Navy, 6 Years

Electronics Technician, Served aboard USS America CV-66 (1989-1990) and USS Ponce LPD-15 (1997-1998)
Bryan KIdd
Bryan KIdd
Class of 2007
National Guard, 1 Years

Servin as a Miltary police officer with the Virginia National Guard.
Christopher Durbin
Christopher Durbin
Class of 1993
Army, 13 Years

US Army Warrant Officer
Christopher Eric Watson
Christopher Eric Watson
Class of 2005
Army, 9 Years

Retired
Cobby A. McDonald
Cobby A. McDonald
Class of 1991
Army, 4 Years

Infantry and Calvary. Preparing for second tour in Iraq.
Col Chris Shillingburg
Col Chris Shillingburg
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

(RET), SF,BLK/OPS,DELTA
Corie Johnson
Corie Johnson
Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years

Hospital Corpsman
Dale Phipps
Dale Phipps
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

Electronic Maintenance
Dan Brown
Dan Brown
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Serves as Firepower Control Team Leader at 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company in Okinawa, Japan. Has combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.
David Hinton
David Hinton
Class of 2002
Army, 8 Years

US ARMY
David M. Powell
David M. Powell
Class of 1986
Air Force, 16 Years

Commands flight test detatchment as C-5 evaluator pilot at Lockheed Marietta, Georgia. Moving to Belgium to fly the NATO Commander's Gulfstream V executive business jet. Pins on Lieutenant Colonel in Fall of '07.
david parrott
david parrott
Class of 2002
Army, 7 Years

I was everywhere
David Powell
David Powell
Class of 1986
Air Force, 15 Years

Flew C-5's around the world from 92-02. Flight tested the new production at Lockheed in Atlanta for 3 years as unit cmdr. Now in Belgium flying NATO Cmdr.
Dennis Merz
Dennis Merz
Class of 1991
Coast Guard, 13 Years

Dean of Students for about 600 students at one of our Training Centers in Yorktown, VA
Drew Banyi
Drew Banyi
Class of 1992
Army, 12 Years

1999 to 2005 Cav Scout
2005 to present MP K-9 SSD
Drew Banyi
Drew Banyi
Class of 1992
Army, 12 Years

1999 to 2005 Cav Scout
2005 to now MP K-9 SSD
Ed Heap
Ed Heap
Class of 1988
National Guard, 13 Years

1 Tour in Iraq 06-07. Currently a truck driving instructor with the Illinois Nat. Guard. Have achieved the the rank of Staff Sgt.
Edward Orsted
Edward Orsted
Class of 1988
Army, 13 Years

US Army Career Counselor / Instructor
Served in Operation Desert Shield / Storm
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Eric  Davis
Eric Davis
Class of 1989
National Guard, 9 Years

Mos was Infantry. Did 1 tour in Afghanistan, Bagram Airbase and FOB Ghazni! Awarded the CIB for combat actions on a patrol!
Eric Brigham
Eric Brigham
Class of 1988
Navy, 9 Years

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
MCAS El Toro, California
Eric Davis
Eric Davis
Class of 1989
National Guard, 10 Years

Mos was Infantry Sqd Ldr. Did one tour in Afghanistan. Bagram and FOB Ghazni. Awarded the CIB in 2005 for combat action on a patrol.
Frank Butler
Frank Butler
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Combat Engineer
James Tigert
James Tigert
Class of 1991
Army, 5 Years

141st Signal Battalion/1st Armored Division in Germany ('91-'94). 1st Brigade/1st Cavalry Division at Ft. Hood, Texas ('94-'96).
Janine Groat
Janine Groat
Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years

I joined the Navy in March 1990. I was trained as a Nuclear Weapons Technician, specializing in Tomahawk Cruise Missiles and Intercontinental Balistic Missiles. I was stationed on the USS Simon Lake, a submarine tender, in Holy Loch Scotland for 2-years. I was later trained as an Aviation Ordinance Technician specializing in F14 missiles, stationed at NAS Jacksonville and NAS Cecil Field in Jacksonville, FL.
Jeffrey D. Powers
Jeffrey D. Powers
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Services. Food Service, Lodging, Fitness & Recreation, Mortuary Affairs, Honor Guard, First Sergeant.
Jessica Portillo
Jessica Portillo
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Joined the Marine Corps in 2002. Spent 2003 in Japan, 2004-2007 in New Orleans, and am currently back in Okinawa Japan.
John D Harper
John D Harper
Class of 1984
Navy, 4 Years

Corpsman 8404 FMFS Class 060 1999 Served with 4th MAR Div 1st/23rd.
John D Harper
John D Harper
Class of 1984
Air Force, 6 Years

Medical Service Specialist 4N0 147TH Fighter Wing.
John O'Brien
John O'Brien
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Desert Shield/Storm, OIF veteran. Units were 1/8 Cav, 1st Cav Div. Ft. Hood TX. 3/11 ACR Bad Hersfeld FRG. 4-64 AR, 24th ID/3 ID. Ft. Stewart GA. 1st ATB Ft. Knox, KY. 2/409 TS Tm 2//1/278th ACR Kingsport, TN. 1/11 ACR Ft. Irwin CA.
John P. Moriarty
John P. Moriarty
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Avionics Techn/supervisor
Msgt E7 retired after 25 years of service,
Bonsia, Kosovo, Iragi Freedom
JOKENA HEDGES (Waldron)
JOKENA HEDGES (Waldron)
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

Served for 4.5 years in the Air Force as part of the Mortuary Affairs and Search & Recovery Squadron. Spent 3 years in England. Gulf War Veteran.
JOKENA HEDGES (Waldron)
JOKENA HEDGES (Waldron)
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

Served for 4.5 years in the Air Force as part of the Mortuary Affairs and Search & Recovery Squadron. Spent 3 years in England. Gulf War Veteran.
Justin Payton
Justin Payton
Class of 1995
Army, 5 Years

1997 Fort Jackson, SC
1997 Fort Eustis, VA
1997 Fort Benning, GA
1997-98 Kaiserslautern, Germany
1998 Dover, DE
1999 Fort Eustis, VA
2000-02 Mannheim, Germany

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Class of '05

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Our Osbourn Park 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 Osbourn Park High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Manassas are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!