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
Brian J. Ortiz Class of 1987
National Guard, 9 Years 12B20 Combat Engineer E-5 Sgt
Calvin Neptune Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years US Army 1966-1992 plus 2006-2007 Vietnam 1966-67
Eric Brown Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years Serving with the U.S. Army since 1983. Desert Storm Vetern and again served in Iraq from 2006 through 2009.
James Clark Class of 1987
Air Force, 18 Years What an adventure, Morse Code operator in England and Key West, FL then eventually to Disaster Preparedness in TN where I retired medically after a surgical stroke.
Jeremiah Joseph Wilson Class of 1999
Army, 6 Years Military Police Working Dog Handler Deployed in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom 01-03, 05-07, 07-09
Jim Gregory Class of 1990
Army, 20+ Years Sergeant First Class, Served in Iraq 05-07, Retired with 21 years of sevice
Mark Haynes Class of 1986
Coast Guard, 4 Years Served 2 Years in New York City on a small boat search & rescue team and did law enforcement. 2 reamining 2 years in Pananama City Fla. on 210 Cutter named "Dependable" doing search & rescue in the Carribean. Repatriated over 2000 haitians
Michael G. Woods Class of 1987
National Guard, 10 Years Join into the National Guard in 1986. Got out in 1990. Went back into the National Guard in 2006. Made Sgt., staying in until I can retire.
Michael H. Loudermilk Class of 1972
Navy, 6 Years United States Navy Submarine Force Fleet Ballastic Submarine (Posiedon) Launcher Tech
Ronald Damrill Class of 1950
Army, 20+ Years 3rd Marine Division -- College -- ROTC -- Army -- Infantry/Ranger/Airborne -- 101st Airborne nad numerous commands. Served Berlin, Germany (2), Vietnam (3)-- Iran (2) -- Saudi Arabia (1) -- Japan (3) -- Panama (3) -- Frankfurt, Germany ()2) -- Fort Leavenworth, KS -- Fort Benning, GA -- Fort Lewis, WA
Steve Gorentz Class of 1987
Navy, 6 Years Served on USS Fulton AS-11 for almost 4 years
Steve Smieshek Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years LTC Steve Smieshek served in the US Army from 1978 to 2001.
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