Tavares High School Alumni

Tavares, Florida (FL)

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

Bob Martin
Bob Martin
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Maintenance Technician for 15 years and the last 5 years as a Systems Analyst in a Communications Outfit.
Carl Lanier
Carl Lanier
Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years

Field Artillery commander, Operations Officer, Stratagic operations office.

Vietnam 67-68----70-71
Dan Wise
Dan Wise
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Proudly served for 25 years and experienced so many wonderful times around the world...

God Bless America !!!
DONALD HERKAL
DONALD HERKAL
Class of 1992
Navy, 5 Years

SERVED ABOARD NUCLEAR SUBMARINE USS SAN JUAN (SSN-751)
Eddie LeCouteur
Eddie LeCouteur
Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years

Intel Specialist
Ernest J Porter
Ernest J Porter
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 4 Years

F-4 Fighter Jets Weapons
Ernest porter
Ernest porter
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Memphis Tn, Iwakuni Japan, Inchin Korea, Wake Island, Subic Bay Phillipines, Roservelt roads PR,Beaufort SC, Cherry Point NC, Nellis AFB NV, 29 Palms CALF, Kadena AFB Okinowa Japan, AUS, Midway, Hickem Field. Expert rifle, pistol A-4 sky hawk A-6 Intruder, F4/s phantom fighter F-18 A
Gary Coven
Gary Coven
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Initially served as a Security Policeman for 5 years. Served in Vietnam from 1969/1970. Crosstrained in 1972 as an operating room technician, retired in 1991.
GiGi Barnette (Harden)
GiGi Barnette (Harden)
Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years

Stationed at Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas & Germany
Jason Bellavance
Jason Bellavance
Class of 1994
Navy, 4 Years

Avionics Technician, 3rd Class Petty Officer
NEC-6673 (Calibration Technician)
USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63); San Diego,CA
Jeffery W. Reed
Jeffery W. Reed
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 3 Years

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Jerry Ross Woodall
Jerry Ross Woodall
Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Jerry was KIA at Hue S Vietnam
January 31 1968
John Andrew "Andy" Burton
John Andrew "Andy" Burton
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

26 months in Vietnam after THS. Enlisted = E-7
Commissioned= 0-3 retired as a Chief Warrant
Officer. Travelled/assigned Hong Kong, Tokyo,
Japan, Bangkok, Thailand, Asia & Australia.-
GA, NC, CA, IN and KS Germany & Netherlands. Disabled Veteran. Proud to serve.
John Andrew "Andy" Burton
John Andrew "Andy" Burton
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

26 months in Vietnam after THS. Enlisted = E-7
Commissioned= 0-3 retired as a Chief Warrant
Officer. Travelled/assigned Hong Kong, Tokyo,
Japan, Bangkok, Thailand, Asia & Australia.-
GA, NC, CA, IN and KS Germany & Netherlands. Disabled Veteran. Proud to serve.
Johnny Marrion Barton
Johnny Marrion Barton
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Johnny served in Vietnam

Johnny passed away 10-29-2010
Karol Kay Wallace Rester
Karol Kay Wallace Rester
Class of 1979
Navy, 4 Years

Ship's Serviceman (E-4 at discharge).
Served on Midway Island NAS/NAF; Pearl Harbor Naval Station; San Diego 32nd Street; & Miramar NAS.

Picture is from 1980 when I first arrived on Midway Island.
Lee Snell
Lee Snell
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Infantry
Leon "Lee" Snell
Leon "Lee" Snell
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 3 Years

got out early do to injuries (Honorable Discharge.)
Richard Kenneth Sears
Richard Kenneth Sears
Class of 1959
Army, 4 Years

Dickie served in Vietnam

He passed away 01-06-14
Robert Dooley
Robert Dooley
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

22 years...Retired as Command Master Chief of Communications Station, NAS Jacksonville, Fl...served aboard 14 different duty stations...Vietnam Veteran...

Classmates Spotlight

Tavares High School Classmates

Jim Baggett
Class of '89

Alumni Stories

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School News

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