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

1LT Kelly Williamson
1LT Kelly Williamson
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. Army, Medical Service Corps. Executive Officer , 441st MED CO (Ground Ambulance)
Commissioned 2005
1SG Jim Childers
1SG Jim Childers
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Served almost 24 years in the Field Artillery....King of Battle. I plan on serving for 30 years then comfortably retiring in the great state of Texas with my beautiful wife of 18 years, Theresa. Noth of my kids will be in college by then.
April James
April James
Class of 1988
Navy, 10 Years

I served as a Yeoman (administrative personnel). I was stationed in San Diego, California; Detroit, Michigan, New Orleans, Louisiana and Dallas, Texas
Billy Howington
Billy Howington
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Firecontroler on A6 Intruder
Billy Howington
Billy Howington
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired as a GySgt, Worked on A-6 Intruder Avionic L
dan bragg
dan bragg
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

missle fire control operator
Derek T. Williams
Derek T. Williams
Class of 1991
National Guard, 15 Years

Served in Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan), and time in Belize, Central America
Derek Williams
Derek Williams
Class of 1991
National Guard, 15 Years

Operation Pelican 2000 - Belize Central America
Germany
Operation Enduring Freedom - Kandahar, Afghanistan
Ed Harris
Ed Harris
Class of 1974
Army, 10 Years

Meritorious service culminating as Commander. Army Aviator, Air Cav....
Gregory D. Robinson
Gregory D. Robinson
Class of 1991
Navy, 20+ Years

I am a retired United States Military Veteran (Army & Navy) with 24 years of service with Naval Special Warfare (SEAL Team 5 & 7 / VBSS), Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS), U.S. DOD Criminal Investigation Task Force (CITF), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Evidence Response Team and the 1st Squadron, 18th Cavalry Regiment; 4 Tours in IRAQ and 3 Tours in Afghanistan in support of the Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and the Global War on Terrorism.
hurly(jimmy)miller
hurly(jimmy)miller
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years

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James Fuller
James Fuller
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarine Service.
James Fuller
James Fuller
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired from the United States Navy, Submarine Force on 30 September 2008 after 23 years of service,
Janet Paulus
Janet Paulus
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Desert Shield 1990 (Marsariah, Oman)
Operation Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom 2003 (Ali Al Salem, Kuwait)
Clark AB, PI 1987-1989; Patrick AFB, FL 1989-1991/Lackland AFB, Tx 1992, Eglin AFB 1992-2004/USAF Academy 2004-2007
Kelly Cooper
Kelly Cooper
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Viet Nam Service
Ken Thompson
Ken Thompson
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted 1983. Had great jobs (MOS's) including 00B (Deep Sea Diver) and 18D Special Forces medic (10 years) and 18Z Special Forces Team Sergeant (5 years), most time spent in 3rd SF Group Ft. Bragg, NC. Served in numerous locations. 1 tour Iraq, 2 in Afghanistan. Retired 2006. "De Oppresso Liber"
Sarah
Sarah
Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years

Truck driver, tour of duty was spent in Garlstedt,Germany and 6 months of that time was spent serving during the 1st Gulf War. In July 1992 my contract ended with a honorable discharge.
SFC Kelly Cooper
SFC Kelly Cooper
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Two Tours Viet Nam
Steven Mead
Steven Mead
Class of 1975
Army, 6 Years

Military Police
Steven Mead
Steven Mead
Class of 1975
Army, 6 Years

US Army Military Police Corp. Discharged as Sgt.
Steven Mead
Steven Mead
Class of 1975
Army, 6 Years

Sgt, Military Police Corp
Tom Gordy
Tom Gordy
Class of 1989
Navy Reserves, 16 Years

Navy Public Affairs Officer, Currently serving as the Executive Officer of Naval Information Unit supporting Commander Naval Forces Europe/Africa - Commander Sixth Fleet in Naples, Italy. Iraq War Veteran (2009-2010).
Tom Gordy
Tom Gordy
Class of 1989
Navy, 6 Years

Tom has been an officer in the US Navy Reserve since 2002. He currently serves at the US Joint Forces Command's Joint Public Affairs Support Element in Norfolk, VA conducting contingency operation and exercise support around the world.
Wayne Tippitt
Wayne Tippitt
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Structural Maintenance Tech for A-10 Thunderbolts & B1-B Lancer Bombers. Served at Alexandria, La / England / Germany / Norway Spain / Wales & Africa. Operation Desert Shield & Desert Storm @ Riyah, Saudi Arabia & Operation Southern Watch , Operation Enduring Freedom. Enlisted April 1982 - Retired @ Dyess AFB - Abilene, Tx. 2003
William Thomas
William Thomas
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined USAF in summer of 1964 and served in the enlisted ranks until 1976 achieving the rank of E-8 (SMSgt). Completed college education and received a direct commission. Retired as a Major in 1988.
Wimpy Boudreaux
Wimpy Boudreaux
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 4 Years

M1A1 Tank Mechanic

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