Spartanburg High School Alumni

Spartanburg, South Carolina (SC)

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

Calvin Clark
Calvin Clark
Class of 1977
Army, 4 Years

Tank Commander
Captain Joseph Clements
Captain Joseph Clements
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Captain Navy Civil Engineer Corps retired after 12 years active and 18 reserve and one year in Afghanistan As Engineering Director for Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan
charlles west
charlles west
Class of 1978
National Guard, 20+ Years

Served 1o years active duty 82-92
3 years Georgia Army National Guard 93-96
12 years in Georgia Air National Guard 96-Present
serving with the 224th Joint Communications Support Squadron, Brunswick, GA as Detachment Commander
Married for 23 years with 3 sons
CHERYL NELSON
CHERYL NELSON
Class of 1981
Navy, 7 Years

FROM BOOT CAMP TO THE WEST PACK AND ON TO THE WEST COAST IT WAS ALL VEERRRY GOOD ! WISH YOU ALL COULD HAVE BEEN THERE, YA WUDA LOVD IT DUDE
Darrell Thompson
Darrell Thompson
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

1sg
Desmond Falls
Desmond Falls
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired
Eddie Lawson
Eddie Lawson
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Semper Fi
Eric Bash
Eric Bash
Class of 1999
Navy, 3 Years

currently serving on the USS Howard
Grantland Rice
Grantland Rice
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

I started in the army as a basic medical specialist, and from there went to school to be a practical nurse. I have been stationed in Missouri two times 81 - 84. North Carolina 84 -85. Washington State 85 99' with a tour in Korea, 2 months in Thailand, nursing school and numerous other schools and assignments. Retired in 1999' and lived in Washington State until 2002. Currently live outside of Dallas Tx. Currently employed as a Program/Management manager, with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Herbert DuBois, Jr
Herbert DuBois, Jr
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a Securty Police Law Enforcement Specialist from Jul 1981-Jul 1992, on active duty. Retired from the Air Force Reserve as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations in Feb 2002.
Jimmy Gaffney
Jimmy Gaffney
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired
John D Bruner
John D Bruner
Class of 1996
Navy, 8 Years

8 years 9 months active duty Navy. I did two Med/Gulf cruises one on CVN-69 and one on CVN-73. I had a blast and only wish I could have stayed longer and done more.
John Stephenson
John Stephenson
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 4 Years

machine gunner
Lawrence Anderson
Lawrence Anderson
Class of 1995
Air Force, 18 Years

Currently serving at Charleston AFB. 6 Tours of duty including Afghanistan, Kuwait and Haiti.
Lewis Guy Mathis Jr
Lewis Guy Mathis Jr
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

2 tours in Viet Nam,2 yrs Beirut, 4 yrs Misawa Japan, 3 yrs Guam, 1 year attached to JEWC Ft Hood, Tx 6 yrs Camp Lejeune, NC 4 yrs Quantico Va and 4 yrs at HQMC. Master Gunnery Sergeant (E9) .
Mark Cox
Mark Cox
Class of 1996
Air Force, 4 Years

4 Years Honorably discharged from the United States Air Force 2003-2007. Worked on the F-15s out of Goldsboro N.C. and served overseas during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Marty Jolly
Marty Jolly
Class of 1974
Air Force, 6 Years

6 years at Little Rock AFB.
Matthew J. Harakas
Matthew J. Harakas
Class of 2002
National Guard, 6 Years

Currently full time National Guard S1 228th Signal Brigade 1st LT
MichaelDent
MichaelDent
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served 6 years in the Marine Corps in Japan, Korea, Gulf, Bosnia and many other places
Patrick Williams
Patrick Williams
Class of 2006
Army, 2 Years

Sation In Germany

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Spartanburg High School Classmates

Joyce Ferguson
Class of '93

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Jeff Kelly

1979 Class
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Our Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Spartanburg are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!