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

Have you lost your Pauls Valley High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Panthers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Burney McCurley
Burney McCurley Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
4th Missile Battalion 44th Artillery Camp Huston, South Korea
Dan Kehl
Dan Kehl Class of 1969
Navy, 6 Years
Sonar Technician 1st Class. Served on U.S.S. Ainsworth, FF-1090, Frigate, 4 years.
Debra K Wall
Debra K Wall Class of 1975
National Guard, 6 Years
63W, wheel vehicle & Generator Maintenance (1120th DD), 63H track vehicle recovery (949th AD), 71D, 3/163rd ACR, (actually an honorary MOS) actually worked in vehicle recovery and repair. Participated in Reforge 80 2 time with two different units, and spent 6 weeks in Germany where I ran into some friends from boot camp.
Donnie E Sarratt
Donnie E Sarratt Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
First 11 years serving with USAFSS , 8 years in europe, 3 years in California. Last 11 years serving at NORAD in Cheyanne Mountain at Colorado Spring.
Eddie Hardcastle
Eddie Hardcastle Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
I did two tours in Germany, one tour in Korea, six month tour in Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm and the rest of my twenty years was stateside.
James Deloss (Dee) Brown, Jr.
James Deloss (Dee) Brown, Jr. Class of 1948
Navy, 4 Years
Radioman 2nd Class
James E.Webster
James E.Webster Class of 1956
Army, 2 Years
Truck driver for 1st Guided Missile Brigrade at Fort Bliss,in El Paso,Texas Rank, Specialist 4th Class
Jim L Slaughter
Jim L Slaughter Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years
After two previous assignments I spent 25 years as a Special Agent with the AF Office of Special Investigations. I guess you could say I struck terror in the hearts of "evil doers".
Larry Baughman
Larry Baughman Class of 1959
Army, 6 Years
Basic @ Ft Riley, Kansas- Tank Mechanic School @ Fort Knox, Ky - 2-1/2 years @ Ft Lewis, Washington with 6 months in Germany. Reserves
Mark Agler
Mark Agler Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy Squadrons, F-18 Maintenance
Paul Hightower
Paul Hightower Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Upon receiving my commission in the Army Medical Service Corps from OSU in 1974, I had the pleasure of serving in a wide variety of command and staff assignments throughout the US, Germany and South Korea, retiring after 30 years at the rank of Colonel in 2004.
Richard Claiborne
Richard Claiborne Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Medical Service for most of my military career. Last 5 years as a First Sergeant with my last assignment at HQ AFOSI in Washington D.C. Assigned to Sheppard AFB (Wichita Falls, TX) 1971-1975, Hickam AFB, HI 1975 - 1978, Mather AFB, CA 1978-1980, Sheppard AFB School of Health Care Sciences 1980-1983, Andrews AFB and Bolling AFB in the Washington D.C. area from 1983-1991. Retired as E-7
Robert Lee Layton Jr
Robert Lee Layton Jr Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Master Chief AFCM Fighters F-8 F-14 served on USS Hancock, USS Oriskany, USS Coral Sea , USS Nimitz, USS Enterprise stationed on NAS Guam, NAS Miramar, NAS Lemoore, NAS Chase Field deployed 5 X Vietnam 6 X Persian Gulf 2 X Med
Ronnie (Ronn) W. Cupp
Ronnie (Ronn) W. Cupp Class of 1970
Air Force, 3 Years
Information Officer @ Richards-Gebaur AFB, MO, and Shu Linko AS, Taiwan. Actually served 3 and a half years.
Russell Riggs
Russell Riggs Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
Sonar Tech (STG)
Shannon Johnson
Shannon Johnson Class of 1991
Air Force, 18 Years
MSgt at Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri
Shannon Johnson
Shannon Johnson Class of 1991
Air Force, 18 Years
I am currently a MSgt teaching at an Air Force Technical School in Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri.
Stan Smith
Stan Smith Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years
Fighter pilot, squadron commander, staff officer joint Chiefs of Staff. Retired as a Colonel. Currently teaching AFJROTC in Florida
Stanley Smith
Stanley Smith Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years
Fighter pilot, Tactical Air Command Flying Safety Officer of the Year, Silver Star, TAC Inspector General Team, Readiness Command, Director, Joint Warfighting Center, Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency
William Bedwell
William Bedwell Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years
September 1971to September1975 Stationed at Carswell AFB Texas. Temporary Duty(TDY) Guam164 days 1972.Honorable DischargeSeptember1975.

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found 1993 class ring

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