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

Allen Whitfield
Allen Whitfield Class of 1982
Army, 19 Years
Airborne Infantry Major served in Haiti and Middle East; Bronze Star for Operation Iraqi Freedom, Currently on Active Duty. HOOAH!
Anthony Moreno
Anthony Moreno Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
I served proudly for 22 years. Retired out of Ft Drum, NY 10th Mountain...been deployed to Bosina and Iraq.
Ashley (Schneider) Atkins
Ashley (Schneider) Atkins Class of 2001
Air Force, 5 Years
Currently stationed in Omaha Nebraska.
Brian Hepburn
Brian Hepburn Class of 2000
Air Force, 3 Years
Brian Hepburn is currently stationed at Ramstein AB, Germany.
Brianne Besabe
Brianne Besabe Class of 2003
Air Force, 3 Years
Stationed in Korea, headed to Italy... Missin Texas!!
Capt K. W. Thomas, Jr.
Capt K. W. Thomas, Jr. Class of 1970
Air Force, 15 Years
Enlisted in 1977 and was commissioned in 1979. Served in the Accounting and Finance career field at Lowery AFB, Denver Co; Kadena AB Okinawa; Dobbins AFB, Marietta Ga; and HQ AFRC, Robins AFB Ga.
Chad Amick
Chad Amick Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 7 Years
Stationed in Kaneohe Hawaii
Chuck Bilbey
Chuck Bilbey Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 27 Years, retired E8 on 1 Oct 2007. 18 Years Aircraft Structural Maintenance on F111, F-4, B-52, KC-135, U-2, F-16. 9 years Space Systems Operation operating Early Missile Warning Defence Systems. Last 2 years spent working with Defence Contractors in developing the next generation space systems.
CMSgt Tony Bradley
CMSgt Tony Bradley Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Readness & Emergency Management Flight -Operations Desert Shield/Storm -Operation Southern Watch -Operation Enduring Freedom (2) -Operation Iraqi Freedom -Operation Noble Eagle
Craig Christman
Craig Christman Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from the Air Force on July 31, 2005 as a Colonel with almost 29 years of service.
David Blackwell
David Blackwell Class of 1975
Navy, 19 Years
Early retirement at 19.25 years. USS Francis Scott Key, USS Florida, USS Hunley, USS Sandlance, USS Miami.
David Guel
David Guel Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 2 Years
David Rubenstein
David Rubenstein Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Deputy Surgeon General and Chief, Medical Service Corps US Army
Debbie Martin Crocker
Debbie Martin Crocker Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years
I went straight from Lackland AFB to Hickam AFB, Hawaii because of joint spouse. I enjoyed my time at Hickam AFB in the 57th Supply Squadron. I wanted to make it my career, but ended up getting a medical retirement. Growing up an Air Force Brat, I wanted to stay in the rest of my life. I was a cook in the Chow hall and on the flight line from 75 to 77. I also did accounting for the Food Service Office. I loved it! It was Real Culture shock coming into the civilian world!!!
Delisa Carlisle (gerhard)
Delisa Carlisle (gerhard) Class of 2000
Army, 6 Years
I am stationed in Germany at Smith Barracks. Which is in Baumholder, Germany. I did two tours in Iraq.
Elisabeth Morgan Stafford
Elisabeth Morgan Stafford Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Army Colonel and Military Professor of Pediatrics. She retired in 2009, after 28+ years, as Adolescent Medicine fellowship program director and Adolescent Medicine Division Chief at San Antonio Military Medical Center. Over the past ten plus years, she has focused her energies on raising awareness on impact of war time deployment on children, need for optimized military family support in time of crisis and war. Dr. Stafford has been a consultant to a number of national organizations promoting military family support initiatives, including Department of Defense Office of Family Policy, ZERO TO THREE and the National Military Family Association. She currently serves on the Military Board of Advisors for Reach Out and Read and Advisory Board for Symptoms Media. She is married to Arthur T. Stafford, III, Colonel (Retired), U.S. Army…also Samuel Clemens High School Class of 1973.
Elsie Adams (Osburn)
Elsie Adams (Osburn) Class of 1974
Air Force, 8 Years
Personnel Specialist - 3700 ACS Lakeland AFB. Also worked at Randolph at MPC and the TAJ.
Eric Ness
Eric Ness Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 2 Years
He's been in the Marine Corps for 2 years and just got back from Iraq.
Henry Johnson
Henry Johnson Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Managing mitary satellite communications assets for the Air Force, Army & Navy.
James Nephew
James Nephew Class of 1998
Air Force, 10 Years
Security Forces

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Class of '82

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