Shaw High School Alumni

East Cleveland, Ohio (OH)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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

A Jay
A Jay
Class of 1979
Air Force, 26 Years

Intelligence
Andrew D. White
Andrew D. White
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 12 Years

PISC, 1stBn, A Co
SSS Camp Johnson, NC
MWSS 172, MWSG 17, 1stMAW
HQSVCBN, Camp Elmore, VA
(TAD - 3/25 Brook Park)
6th MCD, Atl Ga
Commision on Roles and Mission, HQMC
Bambi Cash
Bambi Cash
Class of 1984
Navy, 8 Years

Crytologic Technician (CTT) Top Secret Clearance
Dan Musk
Dan Musk
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Vietnam
Darius N. Wallace
Darius N. Wallace
Class of 1978
Air Force, 10 Years

Served as a Civil Site Developer
Daryle J.Burns
Daryle J.Burns
Class of 1989
Navy, 10 Years

U.S.S.CLEVELAND(LPD-7)
U.S.S.DURHAM(LKA-114)
U.S.S.CONSTELLATION(CV-64)
S.I.M.A. SAN DIEGO CA.
david allen dennard
david allen dennard
Class of 1981
Navy, 5 Years

station in Hawaii on board the uss Willamette third class petty officer Quartermaster
Douglas Adams
Douglas Adams
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

1985 to present Naval Aircrewman(C-130 Loadmaster Instructor) Now running a FRC Maintenance Department
Dr. James C. Grant
Dr. James C. Grant
Class of 1968
Air Force, 3 Years

Medical Corp/ Captain
Duane B. Evans Jr
Duane B. Evans Jr
Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years

3rd Generation Shaw Grad C/o 98
4th Generation Military Service
Edward Brass
Edward Brass
Class of 1963
Air Force, 30 Years

September 1967-April 1997: September 1967- December 1968 Georgia Tech (Graduate School): January 1969-October 1973 Offutt AFB Nebraska; October 1973-November 1977 Pentagon; December 1977 - January 1980 Stuttgart Germany; January 1980 - May 1980; May 1980 - June 1983 Pentagon; June 1983 - July 1985 Ramstein AB Germany; July 1985 - June 1986 Maxwell AFB Alabama; June 1986 - June 1990 Scott AFB Illinois; June 1990 - June 1993 Offutt AFB Nebraska; June 1993 - April 1997 Pentagon. Worked in IT/Computers/Communications. Retired as a Colonel..
graham thomas hastings
graham thomas hastings
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

office assistant Ft Meade, MD, MACV, Saigon
James (Jim) Bodmer
James (Jim) Bodmer
Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years

US NAVY 1960-1986
James M. Lang Jr.
James M. Lang Jr.
Class of 2000
National Guard, 6 Years

Joined Ohio Army Nat'l Guard in the fall 1999.
Went to Kuwait/Iraq from February 2004 to February 2005
James Powers
James Powers
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

1964 - 1967 Nuclear weapons, Mil. Police & OCS
Honoring those on the "Wall" and MIA's
Jerome Smith
Jerome Smith
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Administrative Specialist/Recruiter
Jim childers
Jim childers
Class of 1953
Army, 2 Years

Defensive missile unit
jim luchka
jim luchka
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

army aviation ch 47 chinook vietnam jan1970 jan 1972 currently disabled due to exposure to agent orange
Karmin Jenkins
Karmin Jenkins
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Served in the Active Army & Army Reverves from June 1978-October 2006
Karmin Reeves Jenkins
Karmin Reeves Jenkins
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Protect and Serve!
Kenneth D. Sutherland
Kenneth D. Sutherland
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

I served in the U. S. Army and was a Hawk Internal Guidance Repairman. I was stationed in Wurzburg, Germany 1966-1967
marvin a mccoy
marvin a mccoy
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

BT/MM 84-99 (NEC9545) 90-93 physical security det San Diego. S.I.M.A, Mayport Fl 97-99. Join "Seabee Nation" 2001-2012 NMCB14 01-02. NCHB11 02-05 NOSC Jax 05-12
marvin a mccoy. "mack"
marvin a mccoy. "mack"
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

BT/MM 85-99. LPD 13/DFG38 (NEC9545) Physical Security Det San Diego 90-93 S.I.M.A Mayport Fl 94-98 Seabee Nation 02-12. OIF 03/04/08-09
Patricia Debevec Kauffman
Patricia Debevec Kauffman
Class of 1974
Air Force, 6 Years

Avionics Repair (Radar) Travis AFB CA
C5 Avionics Maintenance Clark AFB.PI, Hickam AFB HI, Elmendorf AFB AK
Vietnam era veteran
Honorable discharge at E-5
Ralph A> Elligott
Ralph A> Elligott
Class of 1961
Navy, 10 Years

US Navy Avaition, Flew combat missions in Vietnam. Was shot down, survivded combat.
Rashaun Richardson
Rashaun Richardson
Class of 1999
Navy, 4 Years

Shipboard Firefighter (DC)
Reginald Antwan Saxton
Reginald Antwan Saxton
Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years

USAF Honorable Discharge; Staff Sergeant. F-15 Crew Chief 550th AMU Silver Eagles and 3350th USAF Recruiting Squadron.
Rochelle D. Thorpe
Rochelle D. Thorpe
Class of 1979
Army, 13 Years

I served in the Army as a medical laboratory technician at Ft. Jackson, Columbia, SC, Ft. Sam Huston, San Antonio, TX and 601st CSH at Ft. Clayton, Panama. I also served at the 256th General Hospital (Army Reserves) Parma, OH. Total combined service from 1981 to 1994.
Roger E. Maruna
Roger E. Maruna
Class of 1964
Navy, 6 Years

2nd Class Sonarman. Served on the USS Barton, DD and the USS BRADLEY DE-1041.Two tours in Viet Nam 1967-1968
Roland Stewart
Roland Stewart
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Signal. Communications
shirlana stockdale smith
shirlana stockdale smith
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

retired in 202 after 20 yrs in the usaf as a Communications Officer. the best things about my years in the af the great people I met and the chance to travel around the world including Russia, Vietnam and Africa
Tyrone A. Horton
Tyrone A. Horton
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 17 Years

1st Sgt T.A.Horton
Valerie Brown
Valerie Brown
Class of 1991
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Retired
Valerie Thomas
Valerie Thomas
Class of 2005
Army, 9 Years

Hello my name is Valerie Thomas/ Benjamin I graduated from the Shaw High School in 2005. During my four years I participated in track, basketball and cosmetology. After graduating I attend WVSU for two years, joined the military shortly after returning home and I later finished my college career and graduated from CSU where I obtained my bachelors in Biology with a minor in Psychology. I am proud to be a Shaw High School alumni there's no better feeling!
VANAQU'A BIRKETT
VANAQU'A BIRKETT
Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years

FOOD SPECIALIST
Vanetta (Mathis) Bellows
Vanetta (Mathis) Bellows
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after serving 20 honorable years.
Vanetta Mathis (Bellows)
Vanetta Mathis (Bellows)
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired
Vincent Harmon
Vincent Harmon
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after serving 20 years.
Wanda F. (Jones) Sledge
Wanda F. (Jones) Sledge
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

From 27 Sep 1974 to 31 Mar 1997
Contracting Supervisor. Interesting places that I have lived or visited includes Italy, Japan, Germany, Korea, Philippines, Hawaii, Alaska

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Jatina Jones
Class of '94

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Our Shaw High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Shaw High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in East Cleveland are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!