Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
BAMBI SHARPE Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years I am a Staff Sergeant in the US Army holding an MOS of 68W. I joined the military January 28th, 2002. Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri is were i attended basic military training. I then went to Fort Sam Houston, Texas were I obtained the Military Occupation Specialty of 68W, or combat medic. September 2002, I arrived at my first duty station at Camp Howze, Korea, were I joined the 44th Engineer Bn as a line medic. I remained in Korea for two years. August 2004, I received orders to deploy to Ar Ramadi, Iraq for a year. I redeployed in August 2005 to Fort Carson, Colorado where I remained for a year. September 2006, I redeployed to FOB Loyalty, Baghdad, Iraq. I redeployed January 1, 2008 back to Fort Carson, Colorado. June 10, 2008, I had a permenant change of station to Walter Reed Army Medical Center, where I am presently the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge of Urology Service. I am reside in that position today.
Charles Worrell Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years Air Wing, F8 Squardon VF24, off the USS Hancock, CVA 19. Vietnam: February, 1968 to September, 1972
dwayne brown Class of 1985
Army, 6 Years C Co, 2nd Batt, 7th SFG(Airborne), Ft Bragg, NC Served under Special Operations Command South with extensive concentration in Central America
James Douglas Taylor Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years A/c Logbooks, Data Analyst for VA-65 on the USS Eisenhower, Plank owner USS Nimitz, USS Fortify (Minesweeper) Personnel Officer. Retired after 20yrs in 1994. Now fully retired living in Myrtle Beach SC
Michael Maloney Class of 1968
Army, 8 Years US Army Air Traffic Control. Vietnam, Korea,
Philip C. Stephens Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years Graduated from NC State in January 1966 and commissioned a 2LT thru ROTC. Deployed to Vietnam 67-68 as a Combat Engineer. Served 30 years combined active and Reserve service, retiring as a Colonel in 1996.
Reginald S. Barnes Sr. Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years Combat Engineer 21B
Wade Norman Jackson, Jr. Class of 1956
Air Force, 12 Years 12 Years in USAF. Air Traffic Controller: Pope AFB, NC 1957; McDill AFB, Tampa FL 1958; Anderson AFB, Guam, 1958-1959; Grand Forks AFB, ND, 1959-1961. Intelligence Analyst Goodfellow AFB, TX 1961-1962; Kelly AFB, TX , Hq USAFSS,1962-1963; Wakkanai Japan, 6986th Sec Sq, 1963-1966; Key West, FL, 6947th Sec Sq.1966-1968.
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Looking for my best friend
Please help me find Janice Lucas!! She was my best friend all my high school years! I miss her so much!