Military Alumni

Military 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

Angie Strauss Hall
Angie Strauss Hall Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
5 years active duty / 25 years reserve duty CWO - 4
Angie Strauss Hall
Angie Strauss Hall Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
CWO 4 - Served in disbursing / admin / supply / public affairs
Anthony (Tony) Rose
Anthony (Tony) Rose Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft Armament Specialist (F-15 Eagle)(A-10 Warthog)
Charles Farris
Charles Farris Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Vietnam 1968. Various VA and VF squadrons and 7 different carriers. Served on Airwing staff as Avionics/Quality Assurance inspector. Command Master Chief for F-14 Squadron.
Clifton Johnson
Clifton Johnson Class of 1994
Navy, 17 Years
Navy Pilot
Damon Waldron
Damon Waldron Class of 1990
National Guard, 12 Years
Served in the Marine Corps from 1990 to 2000 as a 8152 with Marine Security Force Company Diego Garcia. Also as a 0311 with 1st Battalion 5th Marines and 2nd Battalion 23rd Marines. Currently serving with the Army National Guard From 2009 to present as a 74D with the 40th ID and 2nd squadron 116th ARS cavalry. One tour in Iraq for Operation New Dawn.
danny scott
danny scott Class of 1992
Army, 15 Years
Us Army, 4 tours in Iraq
Danny Williams
Danny Williams Class of 1968
Air Force, 11 Years
Viet Nam 1970-71
Eric A. Silver
Eric A. Silver Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years
Amphibs, Submarines, River Patrol
Eric F. Wardlow
Eric F. Wardlow Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
I served 22 years in the U.S. Army Special Forces. I retired honorably on 1 October 2001.
Eric F. Wardlow
Eric F. Wardlow Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
U.S. Army Special Forces for 22 Years. Rank: Master Sergeant/E-8 Final MOS: 18Z5HW9 Unit Assignments: 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, NC Defense Language Institute 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Okinawa, Japan (Two Tours) 1st Special Warfare Training Group, Key West, FL U.S. Army Special Forces Command
Frank Knight
Frank Knight Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
I joined the Army to avoid the draft.
gary mansfield
gary mansfield Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
combat engineers in viet nam 1968
Jack Smythe
Jack Smythe Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
C17A Globemaster III Loadmaster
James R. Alexander
James R. Alexander Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years
Served with the USAFSS (Security Service) for fours years in the Philippine Islands at Clark A.B and Misawa Japan.
Joel Tunnell
Joel Tunnell Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Embassy security in Israel, Zaire, and Liberia
John Algozzini
John Algozzini Class of 1994
Army, 4 Years
Currently serving his second tour in Iraq
Larry Potts
Larry Potts Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
Entertainer with 7th Army Soldiers Chorus in Germany - THEN - (non-entertainer) with 1st Air Cavalry Division in Viet Nam
Marcus Dixon
Marcus Dixon Class of 2002
National Guard, 11 Years
Two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Neva Tebow Reid
Neva Tebow Reid Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years
Precision Measuring Equipment Specialist, 1 year Lowry AFB, Denver, CO; 2 years Ellsworth AFB, Rapid City, SD; 3 years Clark AB, Republic of the Philippines

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Ruskin High School Classmates

Xavier Silva
Class of '92

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