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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

Bob Wainner
Bob Wainner
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

1970 to 1974. YN-2 (Yeoman). Served as the Administrative Assistant to The Air Wing Commanding Officer onboard the Aircraft Carrier - USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (CVA-42). Deployed to the Mediterranean Sea (3) times. Twice for 6 months and once for 9 months. Visiting Spain, France, Monaco, Italy & Greece. Honorably Discharged on March 23, 1974.
Brian D. Griffith
Brian D. Griffith
Class of 1989
Air Force, 17 Years

8/09 Currently serving in Afghanistan
C. Alan Hopewell, Ph.D.
C. Alan Hopewell, Ph.D.
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

C. Alan Hopewell, Ph. D., MP, ABPP
Fellow, American Psychological Association
“Medicine Warrior”
56th Medical Battalion


Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology
American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology
Prescribing Medical Psychologist
Major, Medical Service Corps, United States Army (RET)






Military Commission:

1969 - 1971 Texas A&M Contract Cadet;, Honorable Discharge
1971 - 1990 Major, Medical Service Corps, USAR
2006 - 2010 Major, Medical Service Corps, Regular; United States Army Retired


• Bronze Star Medal; Meritorious Service, Operation Iraqi Freedom
• Meritorious Service Medal; courage and heroism beyond the call of duty for thwarting part of the jihadist terrorist attack of Isamist killer Nidal Hasan at Ft. Hood, Texas , and first responder actions; Oak Leaf Cluster
• Army Achievement Medal
• National Defense Service Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster
• Iraq Campaign Medal; Surge Campaign Star
• Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
• Army Superior Unit Award, CRDAMC with Oak Leaf Cluster ; multiple personal contributions to award
• Army Service Ribbon
• Overseas Service Ribbon (2)
• Letterman Award Runner Up. Academy of Health Sciences, U.S. Army Medical Department.
• Cold War Service Commendation
• Cold War Veterans’ Association
• Counter – Terrorism Training and Tehran Hostage Involvement (Operation Eagle Claw/ Desert One)
• Vietnam Veterans for the Truth, LLC; Central Texas Coordinator
• American Legion – Grenada Era Service
• Vietnam Era Veteran
• Graduate of Officer’s Basic, Alcohol and Substance Abuse; Civilian Supervision Course for Military Supervisors; Graduate of and Faculty of Combat Operational Stress Control; and Graduate Captains’ Career (Advanced) military courses
Carl A, Thompson
Carl A, Thompson
Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years

Four years in the USN. Spent two years on the USS Texas CGN-39. Ten months in Irac for Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Desert Calm. Spent two years as Military Police Instructor in San Francisco CA.
CH (LTC) Jon N. Hollenbeck
CH (LTC) Jon N. Hollenbeck
Class of 1969
Army, 16 Years

I'm currently active duty in my 16th year as an Army Chaplain with a variety of unit assignments that have taken me from S. Korea to Hawaii and back to Texas. I'll be in Baghdad for our fortieth class reunion, but hope to make the big 50.
Cody Aaron Roberts
Cody Aaron Roberts
Class of 2011
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 2 rours overseas. Suffered a head injury. Now a fire fifhter in North Carilina
David B. Kennedy
David B. Kennedy
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

Chaplain (Colonel) in the Army Reserve 1972-2005. Mobilized 2003-2004. Final assignment = Deputy Chaplain, The Joint Staff, Pentagon.
David Neumann
David Neumann
Class of 1979
Navy, 13 Years

Aviation Ordanceman
David Sutherland
David Sutherland
Class of 1970
Navy, 5 Years

MS3 attached to VA94, served aboard the USS Coral Sea CVA43
Denise Rose Bond (Westerfield)
Denise Rose Bond (Westerfield)
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

Photo Mate 3rd Class
Served in California, Japan and Washington State.
Veteran of Foriegn War
American Legion
Dennis Norman
Dennis Norman
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Chief Master Sergeant
Ed Waldrup
Ed Waldrup
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Aircraft inertial and radar navigational systems repairman specialist. Jolly Green Giants, Danang, Vietnam 1969.
Fred Gregory
Fred Gregory
Class of 1979
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Active duty from 1981-1984 at Fort Bragg and Stuttgart, Germany. Army Reserve 1998-May 2016. Mobilized to active duty 2003-2006 and 2010-2016. Deployed to Afghanistan 2011-2012. Combat Medic and Trainer.
Hubert (Butch/Bill) Green
Hubert (Butch/Bill) Green
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired SMSgt
jack christy
jack christy
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

served in viet nam
Jeffrey S. Lunday
Jeffrey S. Lunday
Class of 1985
Air Force, 10 Years

USAF Security Police; Alert Fire Team leader, Entry Controller. Stationed @ San Vito AS, Italy, Eaker AFB, AR, Barksdale AFB, LA. Served 1986 - 1996
Jimmy Paul Roberts
Jimmy Paul Roberts
Class of 2013
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Still serving. Tour of Japan and Persian Gulf. Door gunner on a helicopter crew.
John T. Rasor
John T. Rasor
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

NAS Miramar, San Diego, USS Hancock 1972, PO 2nd class, VF-124 and 24. Aviation Electricians Mate.
Karen R. Harker
Karen R. Harker
Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years

Served in Yokosuka, Japan and Concord NWS, CA.
Keith Currens
Keith Currens
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

1972-1975. Stationed at Central Finance & Accounting Office, Campbell Barracks, Heidelberg, Germany.
Marcus Lorenzo Medina-Smith
Marcus Lorenzo Medina-Smith
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served in USMCD, Virginia; 2nd Battalion 14th Marines in Dallas, 2nd Battalion 3rd Marines in Hawaii. Participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2006 & 2007. Deployed with Regimental Combat Team 2 and 7. Received an Associates in Arts degree from Brookhaven Community College in 2009 with military school accredited from the Marine Corps Institute.
Mark Thompson
Mark Thompson
Class of 1981
Navy, 10 Years

Engineering / Military Police
Matthew A. Skembo
Matthew A. Skembo
Class of 1994
Air Force, 5 Years

I'm a Security Forces Captin. I've been stationed in Oklahoma, England & now Wyoming. I've deploied to Opperations IRAQI & ENDURING FREEDOM.
Pammy Truitt (Sims)
Pammy Truitt (Sims)
Class of 1980
Army, 11 Years

I served for about two years active, then 6 years inactive reserve. 15 years later, after raising my family, I re-enlisted, then deployed to Iraq. I am a personnel specialist, and working on a secondary MOS as chaplains assistant. Currently at WRAMC (Walter Reed Army Medical Center) for treatment of injuries during deployment. I hope to deploy again following recovery. Hooah!
Ranall L Hooker II
Ranall L Hooker II
Class of 2001
Army, 3 Years

13B cannon crew member curently in Iraq as a
11B.... going back to vilseck germany to get ready and ETS
Randale R Rushing
Randale R Rushing
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

Veitnam, USS Wiltsie DD716
Randall G. Ochoa
Randall G. Ochoa
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Vietnam 1969 Con Thien and Hill 484. Northern I Corps including the DMZ. Highly decorated. Marine forward observer combat officer.
Richard pate
Richard pate
Class of 1970
Navy, 4 Years

Chaplins yeoman uss Jason and Midway.
RICK BAKER
RICK BAKER
Class of 1994
Navy, 15 Years

LT Rick Baker was born in LOS Angeles, California but was raised in Dallas Texas. He attended Richardson High School in Richardson TX where he enlisted in the US Navy May 30th, 1995 as a Hospital Corpsman. He attended Field Medical Service School in Jacksonville, NC where he received special recognition as a member of the Super Squad and also earned the 8404 NEC Field Corpsman. LT Baker was stationed at Camp Lejeune and then Naval Hospital Pensacola where he worked on the Medical/Surgery Ward and the Emergence Room as an EMT. While stationed at Naval Hospital Pensacola he served with Fleet Hospital 3. LT Baker was picked up for the BOOST program where he completed the program and attended Prairie View A&M University where he received his Commissioning in the US Navy and also a Bachelor Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering and Technology.
LT Baker served onboard two Frigates, the USS Doyle (FFG-39), and the USS Simpson (FFG-56) as the Assistant Training Officer, Admin Officer, 1ST Lieutenant, Electrical Officer, Anti Submarine Officer, and VBSS Boarding Officers. During his tours he made two Eastern Mediterranean tours. He served as the Special Project Officer for Destroyer Squadron 14 in and then helped coordinate and set up FFG Classron. LT Baker’s last active duty assignment was with the Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion (NEGB) in Guantanamo Bay Cuba where he served as the Officer in Charge (OIC) for Camp 4, Detainee Medical and Mental Health facilities. He later served as the Assistant Operation Officer and then the Training Officer Department Head for NEGB.
LT Baker Reserve career started of with Naval Mobile Construction Force Twenty Two (NMCB22) where he served for a short time before deploying to Afghanistan with Naval Construction Regiment Twenty Two (22 NCR) as the Hellman Provence Current Operation Officer. Returning back from deployment LT Baker returned to NMCB 22 as the Administration Officer for 3 months and then transferred to NMCB 28 in Shreveport Louisiana as the Communication Officer. He deployed with NMCB 28 to Afghanistan as were he served as the CEK OIC being the first US NMCB unit to train the Afghan National Army in Construction. He later served as the OIC of Camp Maintenance. LT Baker now service as the Reserve Assistant Officer In Charge of Headquarters Department for Amphibious Construction Battalion One (ACB-1).
LT Baker’s is a qualified Seabee Warfare Officer and has the following awards; Army and Navy Commendation Medal, Army and Navy Achievement Medal, Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy Good Conduct Medal, Two Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal (Expeditionary and Service), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Coast Guard Special Operations Service Ribbon, two Armed Forces Reserve Medal for deploying, and Three NATO Medals.
Robert H Cravens
Robert H Cravens
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Chief Clerk and message courier in Vietnam. Vietnam 1969 to 1970. Nha Trang and Phan Rang RVN.
roberto martinez
roberto martinez
Class of 2000
Air Force, 10 Years

infantry platoon sergent
roberto martinez
roberto martinez
Class of 2000
Army, 10 Years

Infantry platoon sergent
been in the army 10 yrs and going to cont. for 10 more. Im on my 4th Iraq deployment and happliy married with my my high school sweet heart Araceli and have 4 wonderful kids
Ron Forrest
Ron Forrest
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

served in the US, Thailand and Vietnam
Ronal A. Ruiz
Ronal A. Ruiz
Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years

2 years and counting. Station at Fort Hood, w/ wife (RHS alumni 04) and daughter. Currently deployed with 4ID, serving in OIF.
Russell Scott Riberts
Russell Scott Riberts
Class of 2009
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 2 tours in Afghanistan. Got hurt on the 2nd one and lost Cartilage in both knees
Russell Scott Roberts
Russell Scott Roberts
Class of 2009
Marine Corps, 4 Years

He is still in the Marines. He has been to Afghanistan twice. He was a member of the Golden Eagle Band.
Ryan biggs
Ryan biggs
Class of 2002
Navy, 6 Years

Honorably discharged,6 Years active duty, From 21sep2005 to 20sep2011
Stanley W Proctor
Stanley W Proctor
Class of 1968
Army, 6 Years

Vietnam 1970
Stephen Paul Widener
Stephen Paul Widener
Class of 1981
Army, 26 Years

Served as a Paratrooper (1982-1987) and (2003-2008). Veteran of two Combat Campaigns (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and (Operation Enduring Freedom)
Stephen Paul Widener
Stephen Paul Widener
Class of 1982
Army, 26 Years

Served as a Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division (1982-1987) and (2003-2008). Combat veteran (OIF 2003-2004) and (OEF 2007-2008)

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