South High School Alumni

Wichita, Kansas (KS)

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

Aaron Voshell
Aaron Voshell
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 05.07-2 near Al Fallujah in the Al-Anbar Province 07/29/2006 - 02/18/2007
Preparing for a second tour in Ar Ramadi deploying 11/01/2007
Alan Highland
Alan Highland
Class of 1972
Navy, 5 Years

Destroyer Squadron 26, 2nd and 6th fleets
Casey C. Chavez
Casey C. Chavez
Class of 2009
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Stationed @ Camp Pendleton, California. Joined USMC March 2010. Graduated MCRD San Diego, California June 2010. Did MOS training @ Fort Leonard Wood, MO until November 2010.
SIMPER FI
Chandra McCoy
Chandra McCoy
Class of 1992
Air Force, 15 Years

I've been in since August 1992, been stationed in Utah, Korea (twice) North Carolina, Guam, and Arizona. I've been deployed to Qatar (1996) and Saudi Arabia (Dec '97 - Apr '98). IYA AMMO YAS
Charles E. Davis
Charles E. Davis
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Corporal Charles E. Davis: A CO, 1ST BN, 5TH MARINES, 1ST MARDIV, III MAF. Killed in Action, Small Arms, Thua Thien, South Vietnam. Honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Panel 52E Row 36. Burial: White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Wichita, Kansas
Chris Hummel
Chris Hummel
Class of 1990
Army, 6 Years

Stationed in Europe and here in the states as a mechanic and recovery specialist with Field Artillery, Armor, and Infantry units.
Christopher Horn
Christopher Horn
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Currently attending MOS school and awaiting deployment to duty station in Okinawa Japan.
Darrell Gettis
Darrell Gettis
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 6 Years

2531 MOS
Darrell Gettis
Darrell Gettis
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Stationed at Kaneohe Bay MCAS, Kaneohe, Hawaii
David Boyle
David Boyle
Class of 1980
Air Force, 9 Years

Aircraft Mechanic-Stationed at Altus AFB,OK, Yokota AB,Japan, and Sheppard AFB,Tx.
David Crain
David Crain
Class of 1991
Navy, 16 Years

Still serving on Active Duty with the Navy. Currently a Full-Time Graduate Student through the Navy and working on my Masters in Public Health with emphasis on Health Services Administration. I am attending San Diego State University.
David Crain
David Crain
Class of 1991
Navy, 19 Years

Still serving on Active Duty in the Navy. I'm now a Naval Officer and working as a Health Care Administrator and Medical Planner. I'm also serving and stationed overseas in Okinawa, Japan where my wife and three children are living with me.
Derek Bradford
Derek Bradford
Class of 2006
Army, 5 Years

Currently stationed at Ft. Stewart, GA. 2 years in South Korea. 2 years at Ft. Hood. 1 year Iraq.
Eugene Lahann
Eugene Lahann
Class of 1962
Navy, 6 Years

1963 -1969 Served on the USS Constellation and USS Kitty Hawk in the Tonkin Gulf off Vietnam 1966!
Gary Gaston
Gary Gaston
Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 10 Years

29 Palms, California for radio repair school, Kaneohe, HI 1990- 1991, USMCR Wichita
Jackie Koch
Jackie Koch
Class of 1999
Air Force, 6 Years

Military Police
Jackie L. Menefee
Jackie L. Menefee
Class of 1969
National Guard, 20+ Years

I was in the Kansas Air National Guard for 30 years, 24 of those years full time technician working/supervisor in the avionics career field.
James Peters
James Peters
Class of 2003
Navy, 5 Years

serving as an aviation ordnanceman in VP-5. Have also done 2 years in a S-3 command. deployed in june of 04 to the persian gulf aboard the USS Kennedy, deployed another 6 months to Sigonella SI, and did a 2 month wurge to sigonella.
Jim Edwards
Jim Edwards
Class of 1981
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired from Army National Guard
Jim Kemp
Jim Kemp
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed aboard the 7th Fleet Flag Ship USS Oklahoma City CLG-5 1968-71 as a Boilerman 2nd Class Petty Officer during the height of the Vietnam conflict. Homeported out of Yokosuka Japan. Primary assignment was to provide in-country troop support with 6" & 5" shell bombardment 24/7 in and around the Danang Harbor.
Jim Kemp
Jim Kemp
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed aboard the 7th Fleet Flag Ship USS Oklahoma City CLG-5 1968-71 as a Boilerman 2nd Class Petty Officer during the height of the Vietnam conflict. Homeported out of Yokosuka Japan. Primary assignment was to provide in-country troop support with 6" & 5" shell bombardment 24/7 in and around the Danang Harbor.
jim sawvell
jim sawvell
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

july 1968 to may 1970 vietnam june 1969to june 1970 25th infantry div 3rd squadron 4th cav cuchi
Kent Applewhite
Kent Applewhite
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Army National Guard, served in 137th Regiment in Wichita and Topeka. Finished service in MO Army Guard in Signal unit in St. Joe, MO. Retired at 20 years '03.
Kent B. Rising
Kent B. Rising
Class of 1965
Army, 7 Years

U.S. Army - Staff Sergeant (E-6) Infantry
Larry G. White
Larry G. White
Class of 1960
Air Force, 6 Years

Served six years active duty as an Air Force Signals Intelligence Officer, serving overseas in Peshawar, West Pakistan; and Udorn Thailand during the Vietnam War. Then served 20 years as an Army Reserve officer before retiring.
LARRY REA
LARRY REA
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

SERVED AS CREW/CHIEF ON C-130E AIRCRAFT POPE AFB,,NO.CAROLINA
Mark A Whitehead
Mark A Whitehead
Class of 1973
Navy, 8 Years

1974-1982. Electrician. Served on 3 ships, DD-948 (Pearl Harbor), CGN-25 (San Diego), DD-985 (San Diego). and one shore station; SIMA San Diego. 3rd and 7th Fleets
Marvin Griffin
Marvin Griffin
Class of 1981
National Guard, 20+ Years

I've completed 21 years and 8 months of service to the Air National Guard.
Marvin Griffin
Marvin Griffin
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

I have served in Qatar, Kuwait, and Oman.
Michael L. Swinton
Michael L. Swinton
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarine service. Retired in 2000
Ralph C Cooper
Ralph C Cooper
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

8 Yrs active w/ 1 tour of VN, 23 yrs National Guard, deployed 2002-2003 (at age 54)
Ralph C. 'Chuck' Cooper
Ralph C. 'Chuck' Cooper
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

8 yrs active duty US Army, 1 tour VietNam (180th ASHC), 23 yrs Ks National Guard, 1 yr deployment in 2002-2003 (at 55!), retired SSG in 2008.
Rhea Jo Walker Fernholz
Rhea Jo Walker Fernholz
Class of 1995
Army, 4 Years

Clarinet player in Army Band
Personnel Management Specialist
Richard Scott Jr
Richard Scott Jr
Class of 1996
Army, 15 Years

I served 15 years in the US Army, I was afforded the opportunity to see many places while challenging myself physically and mentally.
(Iraq 06-08)
Robert N Webb
Robert N Webb
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAFA Band 70-74
USAF Medical Service 74-95
RONALD J. ROSS
RONALD J. ROSS
Class of 1978
Army, 13 Years

WUERZBURG GERMANY 1978-1981
FORT LEAVENWORTH KS. 1981-1984
U.S. ARMY RESERVE 89TH RSC.
Shawn A. Frakes
Shawn A. Frakes
Class of 1989
Navy, 5 Years

Served during Desert Shield / Desert Storm onboard the USS Paul (Which is now beached and rusting away in Turkey)
Terry L. Oliver
Terry L. Oliver
Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Vietnam 1961 & 1962, Cuba, Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Viktoria Standifer (Johnson)
Viktoria Standifer (Johnson)
Class of 1982
Army, 7 Years

Basic training & AIT for MOS 75H at Ft Jackson SC. Duty station Ft Benning GA and Eglin AFB FL. Honorable Discharge...joined my U.S. Air Force husband to Okinawa Japan.

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