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

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

Honored Military Alumni

Herman G. Schoener
Herman G. Schoener
Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years

Drafted in 1963. Posted to Grafenwöhr, Germany in May 1964 for 16 months. Joined AF in 1966. Assignments to Siegelbach Air Station, Germany, Offutt AFB, Nebraska, Ton San Nhut AB, Vietnam, Travis AFB, California, RheinMain AB, Germany, Wiesbaden, Germany and Scott AFB, Illinois.
Joel Shelley Smith
Joel Shelley Smith
Class of 1975
Air Force, 10 Years

ROTC at TCU 1975-1979 Pilot training at Columbus AFB MS 1980. 7th Air refueling squadron Carswell AFB TX 1981-1986 saw temporary duty in England, Spain, Saudi Arabia, Guam, Korea, Panama, Japan, Phillipines and Alaska. Left active duty and joined the Air Force reserves 301st TAC fighter wing at Carswell AFB TX 1986-1989.
Larry Brinkmeyer
Larry Brinkmeyer
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Started career as an Electricians Mate in 1959. Converted to Electronics Technician in 1965. Attended 160+ weeks of military technical/leadership/instructor training schools in San Diego, Charleston, San Francisco, Vallejo, Denver and HMS Collingwood in England. Served on USS Samuel Gompers, USS Twinning, USS Coral Sea and USS Enterprise. Instructor at the ETA School, Treasure Island (San Francisco) for 4+ years. Retired at NAS Chase Field, Beeville, TX.
Monica Conaway
Monica Conaway
Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years

Infantry soldier who served in West Germany guarding te Betlun Wall.
Norman Autrey
Norman Autrey
Class of 1972
Navy, 6 Years

USS Newport News CA148
USS Raleigh LPD1
Stephen Gauna
Stephen Gauna
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Currently employed in the Marine Corps as a Military Policeman and attached to the Air Force working customs and Immigration in Okinawa Japan

Classmates Spotlight

Taylor High School Classmates

Micaela Herrera
Class of '96

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

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