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

Have you lost your Southwood High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Knights lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

doug martin
doug martin
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

vietnam veteran serving aboard destroyers .
Ed Shenefield
Ed Shenefield
Class of 1991
Navy, 17 Years

Military Police
Matt Rebholz
Matt Rebholz
Class of 1983
Army, 6 Years

US Army MOS/11B2V Ranger Class 5-87
Michael Gross
Michael Gross
Class of 1993
National Guard, 15 Years

Served 4 years on AD in Signal Corps, now Active Guard in Aviation..
Nick Purdy
Nick Purdy
Class of 1978
Navy, 14 Years

Nick was active military from 1978 to 1983 in the US Navy. He enlisted in the US Navy Reserves in 2000. Nick was deployed to Kuwait from 2004-2005. Nick was recently deployed in Sept 2008 and is again heading to the Middle East. He is not expected to return home til late summer 2009.
Nick Purdy
Nick Purdy
Class of 1978
Navy, 15 Years

currently serving in Kuwait
Patrick Brewbaker
Patrick Brewbaker
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Avionics, CH-53, retired from the Michigan Army Nationa Guard, with 20 years.
Robert Lee Mayo
Robert Lee Mayo
Class of 2005
Navy, 4 Years

Machinist Mate -USS Nassau LHA-4 -USS Batan LHD-5
Samantha Clark
Samantha Clark
Class of 2008
Navy, 2 Years

I work for the Navy. My job is top secret and cannot give descriptions.
Samantha D Clark
Samantha D Clark
Class of 2008
Navy, 2 Years

CTT3 on guided missile destroyer
Steven George
Steven George
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired after 26 years of service, currently working for the DoD and have a general contracting business called “Helping Hands” in California.
Terry Baughman
Terry Baughman
Class of 1966
Army, 14 Years

Vietnam 1967-1971
Tim Brock
Tim Brock
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Army after 20 years Active Duty. Army Aviation (Avionics repair) my entire career. Served in the 1st Gulf War 1991. Overseas tours in Korea. Stateside FT Campbell, KY, Fort Hood, TX, and Beaumont, Tx.
William M. Sailor
William M. Sailor
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Gulf War

Classmates Spotlight

Southwood High School Classmates

Katie Devore
Class of '92

Alumni Stories

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Our Southwood 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 Southwood High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Wabash are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!