Military Alumni

Military 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

Alton Braudaway
Alton Braudaway Class of 1964
Air Force, 6 Years
Captain, instructor navigator, Viet Nam 71-72
Arnold B. Smith Jr.
Arnold B. Smith Jr. Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
Avation Ordnace Man stationed aboard the USS Nimitz, USS America and the USS George Washington. Worked on F-14 Tom Cat aircraft .
Bud Gillespie
Bud Gillespie Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
US Army Captain in Military Intelligence. Served in Reublic of Viet Nam in 71-72, and on East German Border 69-70.
Eric Moses
Eric Moses Class of 1991
Army, 5 Years
Communications specialist
Joe Del Bosqlue
Joe Del Bosqlue Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Telecommunication - Served in Major Relay Communications Centers. Provided Military Secure Communitions support. Assignments:Korean, Germay, Italy (North Atlantic Treaty Organization, NATO), Vietnam Vet (1967-1968). Telecommunication Instructor, Drill Instructor and Test Proctor.
Joe Del Bosque
Joe Del Bosque Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Signal Corp, TeleCommunications Officer
Joe Del Bosque
Joe Del Bosque Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Signal Corp-Telecommunications Specialist Ft. Gordon, Ga. - Communication Instructor, Test Proctor, Drill Instructor Overseas: Seoul, Korea; Munich, Bad Tolz, Bad Krueznock, Germany; Naples (NATO), Italy
Joe Del bosque
Joe Del bosque Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Telecommunications
John Smith
John Smith Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years
USMC 1968-1972 SSgt 1968-1970 8th CommBn Force Troops Camp Lejuene NC Logistics Clerk/Battalion Embarkation NCO 1970-1971 Okinawa, Japan Headquarters Co, Headquarters Bn 3rd Marine Division G-4 Material Management Unit Section Chief 1971-1972 Marine Corp Air Station, Quantico Va Headquarters Company, Headquarters Squadron (Home Of Presidential Marine One Helicopter Squadron) Headquarters S-4 Logistics Chief
Keith  Chesser
Keith Chesser Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 1993 and went to work for Northside ISD.
Keith Chesser
Keith Chesser Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 1993. Served as C-130 crew chief, Instructor, Chief Registrar Branch and Director of Operations NCO Academy
Lawrence F. (Freddy) Nolen
Lawrence F. (Freddy) Nolen Class of 1963
Air Force, 7 Years
Served Sept 63 thru Dec 70. SSGT Retired from TDCJ-ID with 26 Yrs Service
Lester C Taylor
Lester C Taylor Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
22 Years Active Duty, 11 in Europe and 11 Stateside. Retired SMSgt (E-8)
Michael Harvey
Michael Harvey Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Yuma, AZ Air Traffic Control
Raymond Wrinkle
Raymond Wrinkle Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years
Special Forces Viet Nam
Richard D, Flirt Jr.
Richard D, Flirt Jr. Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Security Forces , Force protection, In england 12 yrs Turkey 2 yrs All states in the US most countries around the world. Very enjoyable career. Retired Master SGT.
Robert Hogan
Robert Hogan Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Laos, RVN, Thailand, Hokkaido Japan, Okinawa, Republic of China, Phillipines, Hawaii, Johnson Island, Bamberg Germany, Ansbach Germany, and numerous assignments in US. Branches served in include Infantry, Air Defense, Artillery, Intelligence, Armor, Inspector General, and Adjutant General. Retired as Sergeant Major.
Vidal Rodriguez
Vidal Rodriguez Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Grade,Rate or Rank A2C E3

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Will Beauchamp
Class of '79

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