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

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Honored Military Alumni

Alexis Chirgwin
Alexis Chirgwin Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Active Duty United States Marine Corps
Anya Dent Dornak
Anya Dent Dornak Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 2005 after 20 years in the military
Austin Vinsonhaler
Austin Vinsonhaler Class of 2013
Army, 3 Years
Entered service on July 15 2013, was a 19D.
Beth Mulcahy
Beth Mulcahy Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years
Served with 364th Civil Affairs, Portland, OR and 626 FSB Fort Campbell, KY
Beth Mulcahy
Beth Mulcahy Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years
Unit Armorer with 626 FSB, Fort Campbell, KY.
Captain Logan Marcucci
Captain Logan Marcucci Class of 2003
Air Force, 6 Years
MC-130 Pilot, RAF Mildenhall, UK
Daniel Nathan Allen
Daniel Nathan Allen Class of 2005
Army, 5 Years
David B. Colcord Smale
David B. Colcord Smale Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
1976-1980 United States Navy - E-5 1980-2000 United States Air Force - E-9
David B. Smale
David B. Smale Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
1976 - 1980 US Navy 1980 - 2000 US Air Force
Della L. Swails (Hamilton)
Della L. Swails (Hamilton) Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
This is a picture of my husband Jon and I at my graduation from the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer Academy in Sept 2008. I joined the Air Force Reserve on 21 April 1986 and have never looked back. I have 23 years and counting. I live on our farm in Sandy with my husband, 3 dogs, 11 horses and 1 cat. My Job is Combat Arms Functional Manager (3P091). I am currently assigned to HQ Air Force Reserve Command, Robins AFB, GA. I travel from home all over the US inspecting Air Force Reserve Security Forces units, as a member of the Inspector General (IG) team, to ensure they are doing their job to Air Force Standards. I currently hold the rank of E-8, Senior Master Sergeant.
Earl WIlliam Brown
Earl WIlliam Brown Class of 2008
Army, 4 Years
Army Officer
Elisha Nenneman(Hegar)
Elisha Nenneman(Hegar) Class of 2008
Navy, 3 Years
Currently serving as a Seabee in the United States Navy.
Eric Swanson
Eric Swanson Class of 1986
Coast Guard, 17 Years
I'm A Chief Electrician's mate
Greg Bowen
Greg Bowen Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years
I enlisted in the Navy upon graduating from Sam Barlow. After attending Navy Nuclear Power school, I served on the best submarine in the fleet; USS Louisville (SSN-724) until leaving active service in 1993. In the Navy Reserve, I served in several submarine maintenance units until completing my engineering degree and I was commissioned an Ensign in the Navy Civil Engineer Corps in 2001. The high-point of my career was serving with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Eighteen, during which time I deployed to Iraq in 2006-2007 as their Assistant Operations Officer (S3A). I retired as a Lieutenant in 2009 after 22 years of service. In this photo, I am standing on Haditha Dam on the Euphrates River above Lake Qadisiyah.
John Armstrong
John Armstrong Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Final Tour served in 2001. Retired Master Chief Petty Officer Currently teaching NJROTC in Myrtle Beach SC
Justin Fleming
Justin Fleming Class of 2002
Navy, 1 Years
Navy Special Forces: SWCC. Entry Level Medical Discharge due to Heart Condition
Kari L. Baum
Kari L. Baum Class of 1999
National Guard, 3 Years
I joined the military in September of 2005. Went to Ft. Jackson, South Carolina for basic training in March of 2006. Came home from basic training and AIT in August of 2006. Drilled with my unit (41st PSC) in Salem one weekend a month until they disbanded in June of 2008. I'm currently drilling one weekend a month with the 82nd Support Detachment (ROC) (TSC) in Lake Oswego. I also work for my unit durring the week as a Supply Tech. I love what I do. I hav not been deployed yet but when and if the time comes I'm ready to do what I have to do!
Michael M. Bieker
Michael M. Bieker Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired from the Navy after 20 years was a Missile technician on submarines
Michael Mann
Michael Mann Class of 1982
Navy, 5 Years
1983-1986 USN Active 1986-1988 USN Reserve
Michael Mann
Michael Mann Class of 1982
Navy, 5 Years
Naval Aviation: Attack Squadron VA-27 and USS Carl Vincent CVN-70

Classmates Spotlight

Sam Barlow High School Classmates

Rene Owens
Class of '86

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Benefit Auction Dinner

The parents of the class of 2010 are having a benefit dinner/auction Feb. 27th to raise money for their senior all night...
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