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

1SG Cliff Burgoyne
1SG Cliff Burgoyne Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
Currently serving as 1SG at Fort Jackson, SC. Stationed at Fort Hood, TX; Fort Richardson, AK; Fort Bragg, NC x2; 5th Ranger Training Battalion, Camp Merrill, GA; Overseas duty Honduras, Thailand, UK, Afghanistan, Iraq x2. Military life is an incredible experience and teaches life lessons. Brother Jeff (MAJ Burgoyne-Salmen Alum) is also currently serving in the Army. Grew up next door to two other Salmen Alums that are also currently serving the military. Shaun and Matt Leland. The only issue with them is that they are part of the Navy!!!!!!! (JARS and SQUIDS)
Albert Daroca
Albert Daroca Class of 1996
Army, 16 Years
Currently a Staff Sergeant training Combat Advisors for deployment to Combat Duty Have served in Iraq 3 times and Korea 1 time
Albert L. Hatley, Jr.
Albert L. Hatley, Jr. Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years
Machinist Mate / forward engine room, starboard shaft, on both destroyers USS Putnam DD757 1973 /1974. USS William C. Lawe DD763 1974 / 1976
Chad J. Thomas
Chad J. Thomas Class of 1991
Air Force, 4 Years
Charissa Hammontree-Ramp
Charissa Hammontree-Ramp Class of 1997
Coast Guard, 12 Years
Chief Petty Officer Ramp has served on Coast Guard Cutters out of Key West, FL and Alameda, CA. She also served at Airstation New Orleans during the hurricane. OSC Ramp is currently a Coast Guard Instructor in Northern California. Her primary job description is Search and Rescue Case exectuion, Navigation, Communications, and Law Enforcement.
Charles Cavalier
Charles Cavalier Class of 1986
Navy, 9 Years
Served aboard the USS San Diego AFS-6 (Norfolk, VA), the USS Harry W. Hill DD-986 (San Diego, CA) and at NAS Fallen (Fallon, NV).
Cindy Ross
Cindy Ross Class of 1979
Navy, 3 Years
David O'Lin
David O'Lin Class of 1992
Army, 6 Years
1993-1996 Ft Benning,Ga. 1/18ing 24inf Div 1994 Oct-Dec. Operation Vigilant Warrior 1996-1997 Camp Stanton, South Korea 1997-1999 Germany
Duane  L. Bell
Duane L. Bell Class of 1992
Navy, 18 Years
Hospital Corpsman Chief Petty Officer, served onboard the USS Tarawa(LHA-1), USS Juneau(LPD-10), USS Dubuque(LPD-8), USS Ponce(LPD-15). Also Joint Medical Group Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and currently serving at Naval Survival Training Institute Pensacola, Florida.
Gary Abbott
Gary Abbott Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years
USS Bonhomme Richard LHD 6 USS John F. Kenedy CV 67 NTTC Meridian, MS NTTC Chicago, IL VAW 120 COMACCLOG Wing Det Norfolk, VA
Gary D. Abbott
Gary D. Abbott Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years
YEOMAN THIRD CLASS DUTY STATIONS INCLUDE: USS Bonhomme Richard LHD-6 (San Diego, CA) NTTC Meridian, MS USS John F. Kenedy CV67 (Mayport, FL) VAW 120 Greyhawks (Norfolk, VA) COMACCLOG Wing Det (Norfolk, VA)
Glenn Baham
Glenn Baham Class of 1980
Army, 8 Years
Army Ranger, National Security Council Staff--Washington, DC; Combat Tours: Operation Just Cause (Panama), Operation Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Restore Hope Somalia; Bronze Star (w/Valor), Destinguished Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Soldier's Medal.
Jarrod Miller
Jarrod Miller Class of 1995
Air Force, 13 Years
Joined the Air Force right out of high school in 1995. My job title is Aircraft Armament Systems Craftsman. My current rank is an E-6/TSgt.
Jason Geddings
Jason Geddings Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years
Serving all of the world one country at a time...
Leasa Comeaux
Leasa Comeaux Class of 1981
Army, 10 Years
Gulf war . 159th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital (MASH). Emergency Dept
Matthew Leland
Matthew Leland Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 17 Years
Matt is a 1st. sgt in the Marines He has served in Desert Storm and one other time in the middle east. He is now stationed in Okinawah with his family. He will be deployed to Afganistan in May
Mesha Washington
Mesha Washington Class of 2004
Navy, 7 Years
Been in for 7 strong years so far and would like to retire! Geaux Navy!
Nancy Caudill
Nancy Caudill Class of 1978
Coast Guard, 17 Years
Little bit of everything, recruit commander, boarding party, law enforcement, search and, fun, fun
Ron Hoffman
Ron Hoffman Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served 25 years in the USMC. Retired as a Sergeant Major after 3 consecutive combat tours.
Scott Forbes
Scott Forbes Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Airframe and Hydraulics Mechanic on the CH-53e

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Selena Chapman
Class of '94

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