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

Anthony Szeluga
Anthony Szeluga
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Infantry, served 6 years with the US Army Rangers and additional 4 years with US Army Airborne. Served with 1/75 and 3/75th Ranger Battalion and 75th regimental HQ. Retired from the 101st Ariborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY.
Bob Morgan
Bob Morgan
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

Served with the US Navy as a Dental Technician onboard USS Coral Sea, ashore at Naval Communication Station, Nea Makri Greece, with the USMC, 2nd Force Service Support Group and finally with the largest Naval Dental Clinic on the east coast in Norflok, VA
Bob Swiebel
Bob Swiebel
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

Two tours in Vietnam as an Aviator and 24 years of service and a tour during Operation Desert Storm ending with four different commands as a Commanding Officer. Spend most of the time on the West coast and the Gulf coast.
Favorite city to visit - San Diego, CA. Retired in Navarre, FL.
Carl Pistole
Carl Pistole
Class of 1976
Navy, 29 Years

Served with VFA-204, Naval Forces Korea, NAVAIR Special Surviellance Systems, I& II MEF, TF Copperhead, Naval Warfare Center Weapons Division-Rapid Engineering, NSW/Guardian. Four OIF/OEF deployments. Quite a ride……
Caroline (MacGregor) Heinbaugh
Caroline (MacGregor) Heinbaugh
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

AFSC: 70270-Information Manager, 73250-Personnel Manager, 811X0-Recruiter
Charles E Freeman
Charles E Freeman
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years

USMC 1968-1972
Chuck Crowley
Chuck Crowley
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Ft. Lewis, Ft. Gordon, 114th Assault Helicopter Company Vinh Long Vietnam
Curtis E. Tipton
Curtis E. Tipton
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted 1970, MOS 98GLRU, 98ZLRU and 00ZLRU. Retired as Command Sergeant Major in 1996.
Donald V. Downum
Donald V. Downum
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Special forces Viet Nam, Ranger 1/75, Drill Sergeant, Recruiter
James Williams
James Williams
Class of 1987
Navy, 6 Years

E-4, Dental technician, Dental lab technician
John Humphrey
John Humphrey
Class of 1966
Coast Guard, 3 Years

Served in Viet Nam era. Lifetime DAV.
Ken "Wally" Todd
Ken "Wally" Todd
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Spent 23 months in the Far East, Viet Nam
Morris Felders Jr. (Hockaday)
Morris Felders Jr. (Hockaday)
Class of 1984
Navy, 19 Years

YN1(SW) - Yeoman First Class - E6
Enlisted in Jan 1990...Retirement date at 20 years will be Feb 28, 2010.. Stationed in D.C., Norfolk, Va. Beach, BUPERS, VF-41, VAW-125, JFIC (JTC-I), USS GW, USJFCOM, HSV2 SWIFT
Richard Childress
Richard Childress
Class of 1974
Navy, 6 Years

Stationed onboard the USS Cook, DE-1083, Desron 13.
Richard Shelton
Richard Shelton
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Graduated 77, Army enlisted and officer, Desert Storm, Iraq (OIF 2003) Afghanistan (2008) retired, working and living in Northern VA.
Richard Shelton
Richard Shelton
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Infantryman, then Cavalry Officer, then War Plans analyst. Retired from the Joint Staff. Living in Northern Virginia. It was a great ride!
Robert "Bob" Swiebel
Robert "Bob" Swiebel
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

Started as a Aviation Jet Mechanic/Air Crew Chief and retired after five "Surface and Maintenance" commands as the "Guy" in Charge (C.O.)
Robert Connery
Robert Connery
Class of 1971
Navy, 25 Years

Surface Line Officer. Served aboard various ships in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Persian Gulf
Robert H Thornley
Robert H Thornley
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Basic at Ft. Lewis. Attended MP school Ft. Gordon. Worked at FT Hood. Went to Vietnam (Camp David Land, DaNang, Long Bihn) Finished at Ft Meyer, VA.
Ron Hicks
Ron Hicks
Class of 1969
Navy, 7 Years

Navy Pilot
Shawn Shafer
Shawn Shafer
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

21 years and still counting.
Thomas Powell
Thomas Powell
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

EOD, SDV-Team1, Navy Deep Sea Diver, and human ginny pig ( Navy Experimental Diving Unit Panama City Beach FL.
Willicha Baab
Willicha Baab
Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years

Army Reserve & ARNG 4yrs served

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Nancy Desmond
Class of '69

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