Sidney Lanier High School Alumni

Montgomery, Alabama (AL)

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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Bill McDowell
Bill McDowell
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed at Quonset Point RI on radar picket ship.
Billy R. Helms
Billy R. Helms
Class of 1950
Air Force, 4 Years

Served only one permanent duty station, Pinecstle AFB, Orlando, Fl. Last duty was as non-commissioned officer in charge of Officer Personnel Section, 321 Bombardment Wing (SAC)
Captain Robert Weber
Captain Robert Weber
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

26 years. 2 years as a Navy Corpsman 24 years as a Naval Officer and aviator.
Clifton Cobb
Clifton Cobb
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

Served aboard the USS Davidson from 1971 to1974 and 4 tours of duty in Vietnam Nam.
COL(R) William W. Hamilton
COL(R) William W. Hamilton
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

USMA Class of 1978; 30 years Active Duty Army, Armor; 5 Years Department of the Army Civilian
Daniel S. Meisen
Daniel S. Meisen
Class of 1959
Marine Corps Reserve, 20+ Years

Colonel, USMCR(Ret) in Vietnam (1969-1970)as an arty FO and Infantry Bn Fire Support Coordinator. CO of Charlie Company, 8TH Tank Bn; Hdqtr Commandant, Fourth Marine Division
Drew Reid
Drew Reid
Class of 1965
Air Force, 6 Years

Air Recon
Earl Myers
Earl Myers
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 15 Years

Aviation Ordnance / Recruiter
Edwin Terrell
Edwin Terrell
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Fire Control Technician
Master Chief Petty Officer
Gertrude Miles
Gertrude Miles
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Telecommunications Center Specialist. Adminstrative Assistant
Executive Secretary
Postal Clerk
Image Moore
Image Moore
Class of 2000
Navy, 4 Years

Operation Specialist 2nd Class Petty Officer
James E. Wilson
James E. Wilson
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served as Assistant SJA at Blytheville AFB, Ark (97th Bomb Wing-SAC), Barksdale AFB, La (HQ 8th Air Force-SAC), Maxwell AFB, Ala (HQ Air University), as Staff Judge Advocate at 187th Fighter Wing (Alabama ANG) Montgomery, AL, ANG Judge Advocate Advisor to USAF JAG School Maxwell AFB, Ala, and ANG Advisor to USAF IG, Pentagon, Washington D.C.. Retired as a Colonel (0-6) in 2002 with 32 years service. Highest Award : Legion of Merit with One Oak Leaf Cluster.
James Gates
James Gates
Class of 1978
Navy, 15 Years

Joined the US Navy 15 Sept 1980 & retired 01 Nov 1005. Served aboard USS Enterprise CVN-65 1980 - 1984, USS Saratoga CV- 60 1985 -1986, & USS Forrestal CV - 59 1988-1993.....decommissioned USS Forrestal CV-59 in Philadephia PA 1993. Served shore duty NAS Moffett Field 1984, VA-174 at NAS Cecil Field at Jacksonville, Fl; SIMA NAVSTA Mayport Fl; & Sub Base Groton in Connecticut. Retired at Sub Base Groton in 1995 as MM2.
John Atkinson
John Atkinson
Class of 1969
Air Force, 3 Years

Security Service
John Reid Gray
John Reid Gray
Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from the 280Th Combat Com Squadron Ala Air National Guard as Safety NCO
Larry J. Hall
Larry J. Hall
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served 22 years of dedicated service in the Air Force. I am still working for the Government as a civilian contractor in the state of GA.
LtCol Demetrias M. Crosby-Woods
LtCol Demetrias M. Crosby-Woods
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 17 Years

Served as a Marine Corps Ground Supply Officer, Executive Officer and Commanding Officer.
Major Mark A. Gray
Major Mark A. Gray
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Maintenance Officer. Desert Shield & Desert Storm veteran, Joint Guard/Joint Endeavor (Bosnia/Hertzegovina), Korea, numerous Hurricane Hunter missions. C-130, EC-130, WC-130, B-1B aircraft maintenance
College ROTC Instructor Aircraft Mishap Investigator (U-2 aircraft mishap in S. Korea)
Marcus Jones
Marcus Jones
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Master Sgt
Marcus Jones
Marcus Jones
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Master Sgt.

Classmates Spotlight

Sidney Lanier High School Classmates

Albert Elebash
Class of '59

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School News

Marcus Polk has published a new book.

Member Marcus Polk of class of 62 has posted a link to his new book: The Adventures of Karny Wilson. Check out the link ...
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Our Sidney Lanier 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 Sidney Lanier High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Montgomery are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!