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

Honored Military Alumni

Arthur R. Hawkins
Arthur R. Hawkins Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Infantry 11B4MF7, Drill Instructor, and Paratrooper served in the 507th, and the Airborne Test Platoon
C G Robinson
C G Robinson Class of 1971
Air Force, 6 Years
Combat Support
Eddie Wright
Eddie Wright Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
Basic training-Fort Polk, La....Army Helicopter school-Fort Wolters, Tx & Fort Stewart, Ga- Vietnam 1970
Ethan Kyle Meldrom
Ethan Kyle Meldrom Class of 1987
Air Force, 11 Years
Ethan is currently serving in the Air Force in Germany.
Greg Biggerstaff
Greg Biggerstaff Class of 1993
Army, 15 Years
SFC stationed at U.S. Special Operations Command Head Quaters, Tampa, FL.
Greg Biggerstaff
Greg Biggerstaff Class of 1993
Army, 15 Years
MSG serving at U.S. Special Operations Command HQ in Tampa FL
James Arthur Ratliff
James Arthur Ratliff Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served proudly for 20 years and currently providing tech supoort in Afghanistan.
john dennis cox II
john dennis cox II Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 3 Years
killed in viet nam 11/8/1966
Max Barnes
Max Barnes Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Ground Control Operator. 18 months Tec School @ Keesler AFB, Miss. 15 Months in the Phillipines and 16 months in North Charleston AFS, SC Seperated as E-4
Merwyn Fisher
Merwyn Fisher Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Vietnam Vet 67-68 Retired Colonel 1993
Paul W. Tucker
Paul W. Tucker Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years
Naval Nuclear Power program, Submarine qualified, 5 deterrent patrols, home base Pearl Harbor, operation base Guam, Cold War Vietnam.
Phil Jackson
Phil Jackson Class of 1967
Air Force, 12 Years
C-130-E Flight Engineer - C-130 Spectre Flight Engineer. C-130 Flight Examiner. Pope AFB! NC - CCK AB Taiwan, Cahn Rhan Bay AB Vietnam. Udo RTAFB Thailand, Mildenhall AB England, rn
Air Force, 7 Years
Walter Compton
Walter Compton Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
1967-1969, Fayetteville, NC & Hanau, Germany SP5

Classmates Spotlight

Roanoke Rapids High School Classmates

Lisa Turman
Class of '81

Alumni Stories

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School News

Lost class ring found

Does anyone know of someone with the initials JGM- Class of 1970 that may have lost a class ring?
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