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

Anthony L Meaker
Anthony L Meaker
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Entered the US Army 11/1971 and was assigned to the 1/10th Inf Div, Ft Carson, CO. Later changed MOS to a Communications field. Had tours in Korea, Okinawa, Germany, Honduras, Puerto Rico, Egypt, Jordan, and various installations around the USA.
Retired 12/1991
BILLY VANDOVER
BILLY VANDOVER
Class of 1963
Army, 6 Years

NIKE HERCULES HIGH ALTITUDE RADAR TECH,GERMANY, USA 26H20 NOBODY EVERHEARD OF THIS MOS
US ARMY PISTOL TEAM 1970, 72
Bobby Nutt
Bobby Nutt
Class of 1960
Army, 2 Years

Graduate of Army Military Intelligence School, Ft. Holabird, MD. Trained as Photo Interpreter. Spent a year in VietNam as an interpreter and flying as an aerial reconnaissance observer.
Colonel Dewey D. Wheat, Jr.
Colonel Dewey D. Wheat, Jr.
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Served 30 years in the U.S. Army after graduating form WTSU in 1973. Three combat tours in the Middle East (South Lebanon, 1984; Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom); served throughout Europe, Middle East, & Alaska; served stateside at Forts Benning, Sill (twice), Bragg (three tours), Norfolk Naval Base, Pentagon (twice), and Carlisle Barracks. 14 years as a paratrooper; 2 Legion of Merits, 2 Bronze Stars, etc.
Fred L. Shelton
Fred L. Shelton
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Rifleman during Vietnam War in 1969-1970.
Drill Instructor MCRD San Diego 1970-1974
Camp Pendleton School of Infantry 1974-1978
Gayla Rigsby Horner
Gayla Rigsby Horner
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted in the Navy in 1975. Transferred to Air Force in 1982. Retired as the First Sergeant for the Civil Engineer Squadron in 2004.
Gayla Rigsby Horner
Gayla Rigsby Horner
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Navy 1975-1981
Air Force 1982-2004
James D Laramore
James D Laramore
Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years

Army Security Agency Military Police. Stationed at ASA training, Ft Devens Ayre Mass.
HQ and HQ Co for ASA, Arlington Va.
Tuslog Det 4 Sinop Turkey.
JB SHOOPMAN
JB SHOOPMAN
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

1st Brigade, 75th Division, Ellington Airfield, Houston TX, 479th FA Brigade, Fort Sill, OK, USACE, Gulf Region Division, Central District, Iraq, Fort Sill, OK, 2nd Simulation Exercise Group, Fort Sill, OK, 4005th USAH, Lubbock / Houston, TX, 6th MI BN, Camp Bullis, Tx. 402 FA Brigade, Fort Sill, OK, 1475 LSB, Fort Sill, OK, 2/89 FA BN, Amarillo, TX, B Company, 59th Armor Div. Pampa, TX, 8th Infantry Division, I-O W. Germany
John B. Snyder
John B. Snyder
Class of 1949
Army, 3 Years

1 1/2 years in field arty; 2 years in Nike Guided Missile Bn. Ft. Bliss, TX and Ft Scott, CA
John Neil
John Neil
Class of 1971
Army, 7 Years

Military Intelligence, morse code intercept operator.
John Neil
John Neil
Class of 1971
Army, 7 Years

Military Intelligence, Army Security Agency, Intelligence and Security Command, Morse Code Interceptor
Kennith johnson
Kennith johnson
Class of 1966
Navy, 8 Years

Served on river patrol boat in Vietnam 1967-1969.
Lawrence Sturgill
Lawrence Sturgill
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

RF/Satelite Comms/IT.
Peter Tracy
Peter Tracy
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Ground Radio
Basic Training Lackland San Antonio, Texas
Tech School Keesler Biloxi, Mississippi
90th Comm Squadron Warren AFB Cheyenne, Wyoming
1st Mobile Comm Clarke AFB Republic Philippines Nui ba Din Vietnam, Pago Pago American Samoa
Ricky Dane ConnerII
Ricky Dane ConnerII
Class of 1999
Army, 9 Years

U.S. ARMY STATIONED FORT CARSON, COLORADO SPRINGS. SSG. 3 TOURS IRAQ.
OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, ENDURING FREEDOM.
Sarah Hollis
Sarah Hollis
Class of 1985
Army, 2 Years

Medical Laboratory Technician
Stephen Langford
Stephen Langford
Class of 1971
Navy, 8 Years

Served aboard U.S.S. Kitty Hawk
Served aboard U.S.S. Frances Scott Key SSBN 657B
Ted Bird
Ted Bird
Class of 1966
Navy, 14 Years

Naval Amphibious Forces

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Class of '70

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