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

Honored Military Alumni

Edward Cartwright
Edward Cartwright Class of 1965
Air Force, 8 Years
Flew rescue helicopter, 2 years in Vietnam. Distinguished Flying Cross and several Air Medals. Also at Orlando AFB, Randolph AFB and Itazuke AB, Japan.
James Ellis
James Ellis Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
Served in U.S. Navy as a Hospital Corpsman. Awarded 5 Good Conduct Medals, Expert Pistol Ribbon, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, Joint Services Commendation Medal, Joint Services Humanitarian Service Medal. Retired as a Chief Petty Officer
Joe C. Aitken Msgt Retired
Joe C. Aitken Msgt Retired Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
Combat veteran, Vietnam, Cold War Vet, AC47 gunships,EC47 TEWs, KC135s, B52s, B1Bs
Matthew R. Klusmeyer
Matthew R. Klusmeyer Class of 2005
Army Reserves, 3 Years
Paralegal specialist Two missions to Korea One mission to germany
Richard Johnson
Richard Johnson Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years
Combat veteran of OEF/OIF Military Police Investigator
Roy Zabel
Roy Zabel Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years
3 yrs Navy & 19 yrs tennessee National Guard. I was on the aircraft carrier USS Miday for 2 yrs & 7 months. iI was in nam for 6 months , then when back to get refugees 1975. Got out of the nNavy in june of 75. Jioned the Guard in 1981 and retired as E-7 in 99.

Classmates Spotlight

Ripley High School Classmates

Devin Robinson
Class of '05

Alumni Stories

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School News

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