Pickens High School Alumni

Pickens, South Carolina (SC)

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

Alan Bagwell
Alan Bagwell
Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years

Basic - Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri
AIT - Ft.Lee, Va
Airborne School - Ft. Benning, Ga
Ft. Hood
Served in Germany "Reforger 1989"
Served with the Tiger Brigade - 2nd Armored
Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm
VFW
Annette (Bagwell) Weber
Annette (Bagwell) Weber
Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years

Basic/AIT: Fort Jackson, SC

Perm. Party: Fort Bragg, NC
Unit: HHC, 1st COSCOM

Overseas: Desert Shield/Storm
MOS: 71L
Ben P. Bagwell Jr.
Ben P. Bagwell Jr.
Class of 1986
Army, 36 Years

Will retire on 31MAR22
BOBBY J. KIRKSEY
BOBBY J. KIRKSEY
Class of 1978
Navy, 10 Years

BOILER TECH. 1980-1984 PEARL HABOR HAWAII USS ASHTABULA AO-51, USS ROBERT E PERRY FF-1073 1986-1989 NORFOLK VA. USS MILWAUKEE AOR-2 1990-1992 FCTG VA BEACH
Brandon Snyder
Brandon Snyder
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served two tours of duty in Iraq.
Brent Hunter
Brent Hunter
Class of 1985
Army, 5 Years

Field Artillery
Graduated from Air Assault School
Doyle Ray Black
Doyle Ray Black
Class of 1982
Army, 8 Years

31N20-Tactical Curcit Controller-Served in Germany, Korea, and visted more than i can tell.
hovey w burrell
hovey w burrell
Class of 1972
Army, 8 Years

Military policeman--served in that capacity, also physical security NCO, MPI, AOPIC . Performed as one step program cadre. NCOIC of C/56 in Germany and numerous other capacities.
james bagwell
james bagwell
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

aviation ordnanceman from 1971 to 1975
served aboard USS AMERICA aircraft carrier.
Jeremy D Oshields
Jeremy D Oshields
Class of 2003
Army, 2 Years

Airborn in NC
Joe Donny Craine
Joe Donny Craine
Class of 1964
Air Force, 12 Years

MSgt Retired 70% Service connected disabled Vietnam Veteran. Crew chief F-100D, F101B/RF, RF4C,D,E, F-15E. Flightline Supervisor/Debriefer, Depot Maintenance Inspector, FTD Technical Aircraft Maintenance Instructor, F4-C/D/E, F-15E.
Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Paris Island SC 3rd RTR Plt 3049
Aviation Ground Support
83 & 84 Beirut Lebanon
Rank: SGT
Kimbereley Reese
Kimbereley Reese
Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years

Senior Logisitican (92Y)

Fort McClellan Alabama, Fort Lee Va (Unites States), Baumholder, Kaiserslautern, Mannheim Germany; Antwerp Belgium and Rotterdam Netherlands (Europe), Bosnia-Herzgovenia Kuwait and Qatar (Middle East).
LCPL Bryan L. Sloan
LCPL Bryan L. Sloan
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Scout Sniper, H&S Co., BLT 1/2, presently serving in IRAQ
Michael W.Roper
Michael W.Roper
Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years

Basic and AIT at Ft. Jackson...Vietnam - 224th Aviation Battalion Stateside - Military Intelligence at USASAFS Homestead Air Force Base in Florida.
Robbie Proffitt
Robbie Proffitt
Class of 2001
Air Force, 8 Years

Stationed at Hurlburt Field Florida, USAF Spec. Ops, Ramstein AFB Ramstein Germany, currently Charleston AFB Charleston SC.

C-17 Crew Chief
scott mccollum
scott mccollum
Class of 1985
Army, 3 Years

field artillery foward obsever
Scott Respass
Scott Respass
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

Certified Weider - Hull Tech.
Sgt. Tyler L. Ellenburg
Sgt. Tyler L. Ellenburg
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Completed 2 tours of deployment
SPC Shannon D Willis
SPC Shannon D Willis
Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years

15 months tour in Irag
Station at Fort Stewert
Steven A. Garrett
Steven A. Garrett
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in 1st Bn 6th Marines in Camp Lejeune, NC from November of 2004 to December of 2007 including two tours to Iraq. The first tour in March of 2005 to October of 2005 in Fallujah, Iraq. The second, from September 2006 to May 2007 in Ramadi, Iraq. Currently on second enlistement down at Parris Island, SC working in support of a Recruit Training Batallion
Thomas Hayes
Thomas Hayes
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 4 Years

severed for 4 years
Valerie Honaker Morris
Valerie Honaker Morris
Class of 1977
Air Force, 4 Years

2/1/78-3/17/78 Basic Training-Lackland AFB, Texas; 3/18/78-6/4/78 Tech School -Dental Specialist -Sheppard AFB, Texas; 6/23/78-6/15/80 -RAF Upper Heyford, England; 6/30/80-1/23/82 - Shaw AFB, SC
William Parris
William Parris
Class of 1993
Army, 20+ Years

Staff Sergeant (Ret) 1993- 2014
24th Infantry
414th Signal (Bosnia)
3rd Infantry ( Kuwate, Kossovo)
19th TAACOM
101st Airborne (Iraq)
1st Infantry (Afghanistan 08-09, 10-11)
35th Signal
XAVIER(A.V.)ARNOLD
XAVIER(A.V.)ARNOLD
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

INFANTRY

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