Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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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.
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.
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
Chrisitna Buskirk
Chrisitna Buskirk Class of 1990
Air Force, 5 Years
Combat Communications
CHUCK METALLIDES
CHUCK METALLIDES Class of 1980
Air Force, 4 Years
security forces
Coy Ferrell
Coy Ferrell Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Enlisted in 1985 and retired in 2005 as a Gunnery Sergeant.
Craig Sturm
Craig Sturm Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years
I have served in Operations Just Cause, Desert Shield/ Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom (twice). I am currently at Ft Hood, TX with my family.

Classmates Spotlight

Parkersburg High School Classmates

Kaitlyn Jones
Class of '08

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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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