Military Alumni

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

Honored Military Alumni

Amy Cottrell (Yam)
Amy Cottrell (Yam) Class of 2004
Air Force, 1 Years
Job: Security Forces. About to hit my 2 year mark!
Cesley Darst (Woodward)
Cesley Darst (Woodward) Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Joined the Army in 1982 with eight years on Active Duty and 21 years Army Reserve. Retired in 2012
Commander Ronald W. Vandergrift USN (ret)
Commander Ronald W. Vandergrift USN (ret) Class of 1954
Navy, 20+ Years
Entered Navy after graduation from RUHS. Completed flight training in 1962. Retired in 1984 while on the faculty of Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey,CA.
Danny K. King
Danny K. King Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Electronic Warfare Superintendent (Retired)
Dr. Gilbert H. Amis, Jr.
Dr. Gilbert H. Amis, Jr. Class of 1965
Navy, 2 Years
Served '65 - '66; and the USMS from '73 - '79
Ed Silva
Ed Silva Class of 1954
Navy, 20+ Years
Extensive combat Vietnam
Farrell McCallister
Farrell McCallister Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years
I was in the Security Service-------which was technically called "Global Communications". I served in Alaska and Pakistan.
James E. Jackson
James E. Jackson Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Fire Control Repair Technician (Optics Electrical)
LTC John E Christensen
LTC John E Christensen Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
Active duty 1966 to 1969 as a radio teletype & crpto operator in Turkey 18 months. Army Reserve Nurse officer from 1979 until present. Now at Ft. Bliss, TX.
Thomas Coke
Thomas Coke Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Obtained the rank of Sergeant, Competed with the best Marksman in the world for 6 years as a member of the USMC Rifle Team and obtained the Distinguished Award.

Classmates Spotlight

Richmond High School Classmates

Tammie Madruga
Class of '79

Alumni Stories

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School News

Ye Olde Slave-Days/ No doubt long gone

1960 auction of school officers to highest bidder.I remember Jan Squires on a leash-or some such-defending herself again...
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