Parkersburg High School Alumni

Parkersburg, West Virginia (WV)

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

eric Shindledecker
eric Shindledecker
Class of 1997
Air Force, 2 Years

aircraft arrmorment
Amos Curry
Amos Curry
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Combat medic in Viet Nam with 173rd Airborne. Retired as a Social Work Officer in the United States Army.
Andrea Sall
Andrea Sall
Class of 2009
Air Force, 1 Years

Andrea completed her bachelors degree at Alderson Broaddus College in 2013 and then joined the Air Force in November of 2013.
Andrzej (Andy) Goldman
Andrzej (Andy) Goldman
Class of 1999
Army, 6 Years

Military Intelligence Professional. Previously stationed at: Fort Bragg, NC, RAF Molesworth, United Kingdom, and Fort Drum, NY.
I was the 2009 Army NCO of the Year for the Army Element at the JIOCEUR (Joint Intelligence Operation Center Europe). I deployed as part of the SOIB in Support of NSHQ to Afghanistan where I was with ISAF SOFFC.
Anthony Deem
Anthony Deem
Class of 2004
Air Force, 3 Years

I am going into my 4th year of service, my job is Command and Control. I have been in Honduras and currently in Kyrgyzstan. I am stationed in Tampa, Fl.
Arika Moats
Arika Moats
Class of 2003
Air Force, 3 Years

Serving in the USAF (Security Forces) from 2004 - current. Stationed at Offutt AFB, Nebraska and now currently serving in Germany. Recently re-enlisted for another 4 years and will be enroute to Langley AFB, Virginia for next assignment
ARTHUR SMAAGAARD
ARTHUR SMAAGAARD
Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years

24 YRS SVC US ARMY, MAJ RET
17 YRS SVC US ARMY, CIVIL SVC, GS-13
Bobby Nolan
Bobby Nolan
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. Army Ranger Spec/Ops In Iraq 04-05. Retired in 2007, now working in Baghdad Iraq as a Site Manager of the Baghdad Embassy Security Force.
Bobby Riggs
Bobby Riggs
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Vietnam orders canceled, 1st Marine to work for the Department of Navy, Paris Island,SC. Sent to Philippines for Marine Headquarters Group 1972/73. Honorable Discharge.
Bonnie J. Conner
Bonnie J. Conner
Class of 1971
Air Force, 12 Years

Served from 1972 to 1984, received many ribbons and several metals. I have been married three times. I now live in Phoenix Az.
Breanna Robinson
Breanna Robinson
Class of 1997
National Guard, 9 Years

WENT TO IRAQ BACK IN 03' TILL 04' NOW WORK FULL-TIME FOR THE GUARD AS A TECHNICIAN...
Breanna Robinson
Breanna Robinson
Class of 1997
National Guard, 10 Years

Sent to Iraq in '04 and still going strong..
Brian Braham
Brian Braham
Class of 1997
Air Force, 18 Years

Have been stationed in Florida, Japan, Arkansas, and Germany. Have done 1 tour in Iraq and 3 in Afghanistan. Am a Flying Crew Chief on C-130Js.
Bruce P. Lyons
Bruce P. Lyons
Class of 1971
Navy, 24 Years

US Navy Gunnersmate. Served from Sep. 1970 thru Nov. 1994. Time in included mine hunting in the Persian Gulf in 1988 and participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Bruce Wayne Phillips
Bruce Wayne Phillips
Class of 1977
Army, 6 Years

82 nd Airborne Division 505 th 3 rd Bde Ft Bragg N.C. 1977-1981
Chad Glaspell
Chad Glaspell
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Army in Germany, Army Guard, Iraq 2003-2004, worked full time, retired 2015.
Charles H. Duckworth
Charles H. Duckworth
Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years

Served 27 years in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Officer. Two combat tours in Vietnam. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Charles Johnson
Charles Johnson
Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years

Life Support Superintrndent
Charles William Ball
Charles William Ball
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

1968-2003 enlisted corpsman SF
Registered Nurse
Ret SF Captain
Charles William Ball
Charles William Ball
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

Entered 91B Helicopter Medic---1977 Registered Nurse Boards--Stayed with SF--Commissioned--Retired Captain 32 years

Classmates Spotlight

Parkersburg High School Classmates

Shelly Sigley
Class of '88

Alumni Stories

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School News

PHS Class member of 1966

Mary Elizabeth Tallman Starcher passed away at the age of 60 on July 31st 2009. She is survived by her husband Ernest (B...
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Our Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Parkersburg are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!