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 Oxford Academy High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Blackhawks lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Armond J.Shore Class of 1976
Navy, 7 Years USS King
Barb (Barrows) Smith Class of 1966
Navy, 2 Years US Naval Station, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California
Chad McGowan Class of 1985
Air Force, 17 Years Enlisted in 1994 and currently serving
Frank H Maynard Jr Class of 1975
Army, 4 Years 1976-1980
Jason Williams Class of 1999
Navy, 10 Years Engineer
John D Griffin Class of 1963
Coast Guard, 20+ Years Enlisted in Navy in 1966-1972. Served as electronics technician on USS Cadmus AR-14 out of Newport, RI, as nuclear reactor operator on USS Barb SS-596 out of Pearl Harbor, and as Radcon supervisor on USS Proteus (AS19) out of Guam, Spent three more years in Army reserves and 14 years in Coast Guard Reserves-Retired as Lieutenant in 1994.
john f. whittle Class of 1948
Navy, 20+ Years Commander, MC
john gesslein Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years served 1983 1992
John Smith Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years Proudly served my nation in the U.S. Navy retiring after 22 years as a Chief Petty Officer representing Oxford and the other Blackhawks who served!
John Wall Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 4 Years Motor Tranport
Joshua Zimmerman Class of 2007
Army, 8 Years Iraq Afghanistan Korea
Mary Chidester Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years medical
Maurice Lawton Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years Nuclear Machinist Mate, served on USS Enterprise, USS South Carolina, NPTU Ballston Spa NY, USS Eisenhower, USS Nimitz
Paul Andrews Class of 1955
Air Force, 5 Years Airborne Electronic Countermeasure Specialist
Simon William Shore Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years Irag
Simon William Shore Class of 1941
Navy, 4 Years Gave all 26 March 1945 Us Halligan blown in half by a mine.
William Driesbaugh Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years Bronze Star recipient in Operation Desert Storm, two tours of duty in Korea, One tour in Germany. Also served in Panama, Puerto Rico, Italy and Japan. Currently works for the U.S. Government as a Program Analyst.
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