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

Donald W King Jr
Donald W King Jr Class of 1998
Air Force, 6 Years
Served 6 and a half years in the Air Force as a Security Forces Member. Medically retired at the rank of SSgt.
Fred McKean
Fred McKean Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
I retired after 22 years of service from 1979 to 2001. I served in West Germany, Illinois, Arkansas and Mississippi. I was a painter for seven years and an education and training manager for the rest of my time. I was part of desert shield/desert storm but not in theater.
Fred McKean
Fred McKean Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted after High School. Stationed in West Germany, Illinois, Arkansas, Mississippi. Retired in 2001. Served with the Base Honor Guard at Keesler AFB MS.
Gary Middleton
Gary Middleton Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Went boot camp in San Diego, Aviation Electrician School at NAS Memphis, permanently stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA until Dec 1977.
George Aubrey Fischer
George Aubrey Fischer Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served aboard the USS Midway 1 tour as DI 1 tour Marine Barracks
George Aubrey Fischer Jr
George Aubrey Fischer Jr Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served aboard USS Midway Served 2 years Marine Barracks Served 1 tour on drill field
Gregory Walker
Gregory Walker Class of 1989
Air Force, 5 Years
Desert Storm
Ian S. Traylor WO IV
Ian S. Traylor WO IV Class of 1998
Army, 18 Years
Ian went into the Army in August of 1998, the year he graduated PHS.
Jerry W Gardner
Jerry W Gardner Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
served in viet nam and ended my career after desert storm. GBA!!!
Johnny King
Johnny King Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years
Joined right after high school. Earned a commission through ROTC. Works in Preventive Medicine/Public Health. Deployed to Afghanistan. Currently serving at Fort Campbell, KY.
Johnny King III
Johnny King III Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years
Public Health, Army Nurse Corps, Army Medical Command. Served at Army Medical Centers and Army Medical Activities.
johnny settoon
johnny settoon Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 13 Years
Department of Defense Intelligence (hard to believe)
Joshua Lipps
Joshua Lipps Class of 1989
Navy, 16 Years
Currently serving 8 month tour in Afganistan
Kevin Darouse
Kevin Darouse Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years
Served 5 years in Italy 1 year in New Mexico In the Guard for 10 years while finishing education and taught at Albany HIgh for 6 years Now on Active Duty again at the Airport in Hammond
M. Arnold
M. Arnold Class of 1989
Army, 10 Years
My brother served in Asia, Europe, Central America, and the Gulf War.
Marty McKean
Marty McKean Class of 1989
Air Force, 8 Years
I spent my 8 years as an Imagery Analyst, ending up at Offutt AFB in Nebraska.
matthew gabe black
matthew gabe black Class of 1993
Army, 17 Years
two tours in iraq.. second stay in germany sgt 1st class
Nickj Niehaus
Nickj Niehaus Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years
U.S. Army (82nd Airborne) Served in Gulf War 90/91.
Ostrova " Stro Wayne" McGary
Ostrova " Stro Wayne" McGary Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 6 Years
I served in the Gulf War and was part of the lost Marines on "Hill 99" in Kuwait. I am in the April 1991 edition of the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Paxton Melder
Paxton Melder Class of 1993
Navy, 4 Years
Served in the United States Navy Submarine Force aboard the USS Tautog (SSN 639).

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