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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Portsmouth High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Trojans lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Don Singleton
Don Singleton
Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served during Vietnam era. Participated in the first wave of "Operation Rolling Thunder", March 1965, involving hundreds of fighter and tanker aircraft staging from Guam, attacking Vietnam from the air. Retired as a Chief Master Sargeant (E9), Aircraft Maintenance Superintendant after 26 years.
donald sines
donald sines
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Operated and repaired transmitters in Vietnam, 1969 - 1970, and Berlin Germany 1970 - 1971
Gale Dalton
Gale Dalton
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

1970-1972. Military bandsman(Trombone) at Hunter Army Airfield(Savannah,Ga) and 1972-1973 at Fort Richardson,Ak.
Herb Wise
Herb Wise
Class of 1961
Navy, 20+ Years

20+ years in the US Submarine Service. From Seaman Recuit to Warrant Officer to Limited Duty Officer O-4 LCDR. Retired in 1982
Hobart Norman
Hobart Norman
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 14 Years

Two tours in Vietnam 1964-1965 and 1969 -1970. As a Gunnery Sergeant (E-7). I received the Navy Commendation Medal with combat V device with the 11th Marines first 175mm gun Battery (Self Propelled Battery)
Irsten Joel Foreman
Irsten Joel Foreman
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

Hospital Corpsman 1963-1967 Plus 2 years Reserve 67-69
Station at National Naval Medical Center
Bethesda, Maryland
James E. Sluter
James E. Sluter
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationed at Dover Air Force Base Dover,Delaware all 4 years. Promoted to Staff Sargent. Seperated US Air Force 3/23/72. Honorable Discharge
Lou Borok
Lou Borok
Class of 1952
Air Force, 4 Years

Jan. 1953-Jan. 1957
Steven A. Ison
Steven A. Ison
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted 1969; served in Southeast Asia, Portugal, Italy, Canada, Japan, Guam, Germany, Central America, and other locations. Promoted to staff sergeant in three years. Commissioned as a Regular Officer in 1982. Retired as a major selectee in 1992 to take a position with U.S. Department of Energy. Numerous awards include four Meritorious Service Medals, two Air Force Commendation Medals, expert marksman, three Air Force Outstanding Unit Citations, theater ribbons and numerous others. Enlisted positions included combat controller and communications technician. Officer-level positions included assorted engineering assignments and faculty duty at the Air Force Institute of Technology.

Vietnam would be free today if our government had let us do what we could have........
Terry L. Minch
Terry L. Minch
Class of 1962
Navy, 2 Years

Served as a Yeoman on board the USS Denebola AF 56. Home port of Norfolk, VA.

Classmates Spotlight

Portsmouth High School Classmates

Rodney Jarrells
Class of '75

Alumni Stories

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School News

still long lost girl

i mistakenly shown Lisa's graduating class to be around 63, 65. it is actually from 81 to 83. she lived in Wheelsburg,...
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Our Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Portsmouth are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!