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

Aaron Howell
Aaron Howell Class of 2009
Marine Corps, 2 Years
U.S. Marine Corps
Alden D. Hilton
Alden D. Hilton Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
Colonel, USAF
Bob Payne
Bob Payne Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Aviation Electrician's Mate - 2nd Class
BOBBY J.CORMIER Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
Carey J. Jolly
Carey J. Jolly Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Active duty from April 1971 to April 1975. Texas Air National Guard August 1987 to March 2011. Activated for Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. Worked at 273 EIS in Nederland until unit was shut down in 2005. Completed military service at Ellington Field, Houston TX in 2011. Retired as a Chief Master Sergeant (E-9), was Chief of Systems Operations for the Communications Flight at the time of retirement.
Chris Forrest
Chris Forrest Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years
Active Army since 1993
Christian Matte
Christian Matte Class of 2009
Marine Corps, 2 Years
U.S. Marine Corps
Clarence Lelan Pike
Clarence Lelan Pike Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Speacil Forces
Dale Aaron Miller
Dale Aaron Miller Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years
91A Medical Soecialist/E-4/Disabled Desert Storm War Veteran/3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment
Dana Braquet
Dana Braquet Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
Command Sergeant Major for: 450th Chemical Battillion, Houston 373rd Corp Support Battillion; which became Logistics Task Force in Afghanastan. Served Operation Enduring Freedom,
David Fontenot
David Fontenot Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired as a MSGT
Gary Youngblood
Gary Youngblood Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
I was stationed in San Diego, Ca. on the USS Hull DD 945 as a 3rd class Ship Serviceman from 1967 to 1970. I made two tours to Viet Nam. I was honorably discharged in October of 1970.
gerald w. mcpherson
gerald w. mcpherson Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Combat Security Police viet-nam 68/69-70 81mm mortar inst. in country 69-70
Jack Collazo
Jack Collazo Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Units served: 1136 Pathfinders, 36 I.D., TXARNG, A Co. 1/133 FA , 49th A.D. TXARNG, 3rd MP Corp, 3rd I.D. Ft. Stewart GA, Operation Enduring Freedom
Jobe Wayne Marshall
Jobe Wayne Marshall Class of 1967
National Guard, 20+ Years
In 1978 I joined Kentucky National Guard in Murray, KY It was a Mortor Platoon for a Armor Battion, In 1980 the unit became the Supply Sargeant. When my duties as a Supply Sgt were not need I was MP Desk Sgt The MP Company went to Great Briton, Spain, Italy, Repulic of the Phillpins. and to Hondurs, After 20 yrs of active duty I retired on Jan 1,2002
John D Alexander
John D Alexander Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Captain John D. Alexander United States Navy' Commanding Officer , USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72)
Johnnie Ford
Johnnie Ford Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years
1962 -1990 Shipboard electrician advanced to 1st class Petty Officer NESEP participant ((Officer Program) Designated an Ensign in 1970 after graduation from UT. Completed Helicopter Pilot training in 1971. Retired in 1990 as a LCDR. Pillot training
Kenneth Erwin
Kenneth Erwin Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
B-52 Tail Gunner Transportation Spec Air Cargo Spec
Maynard Bennick
Maynard Bennick Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served honorable for 20 years. in the United States and in Europe.
Michael Nash
Michael Nash Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Currently on Active Duty.

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