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

Marie Marefat (McClellan)
Marie Marefat (McClellan)
Class of 1997
Air Force, 7 Years

Marie attended the US Air Force Academy and was commissioned an officer in the US Air Force in May 2001. She served in many positions from such as Lodging Officer-in-Charge, Mortuary Affairs Offcer, Food Service Officer, and Combat Support Flight Commander. She commanded over 80 military members and 20 civilian personnel.
Matthew Simpson
Matthew Simpson
Class of 2000
Army, 8 Years

I am a Squad Leader for a Recon Platoon. My military occupition specilaty is a Cavlary Scout. My job is to find, report and if need be engage the enemy on the battlefield. I have deployed with 3-15 INF REG to OIF 3 in 2005, i then reported to 1-73rd Cavalry at Ft. Bragg where i deployed again to Sadr City in Baghdad, Iraq. In 2010 I reported to Ft. Cambell Ky, were i am currently assigned, and deployed with 1-75 Cavalry to Zahri Afghaninstain
Micheal Marinari
Micheal Marinari
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 6 Years

He is a Reserve MP here in Lexington, KY.
Currently in Iraq 2008
Nathaniel perkins
Nathaniel perkins
Class of 2013
National Guard, 6 Years

Served 6 years in the kentucky army national guard as a combat engineer.
Quinn Davis
Quinn Davis
Class of 1993
Army, 8 Years

I served in the United States Army Reserves for 8 yrs.
Shane Blotter
Shane Blotter
Class of 2004
Navy, 6 Years

Nuclear Electrician's Mate
Shannon P. Owens
Shannon P. Owens
Class of 1996
Army, 7 Years

4yrs active Army, 3 yrs KY National Guard

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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Classmates

Keith Childs
Class of '87

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