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

CHARLES E. CALL
CHARLES E. CALL
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

RTO(RADIO-TEL OPERATOR) HONEST JOHN ROCKET
Chip Richards
Chip Richards
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in the US Navy from 1959-1960 (Reserve) 1960-1984 Regular active duty.
Clement (Mickey) L. Woodward
Clement (Mickey) L. Woodward
Class of 1949
Army, 20+ Years

Served for 33 years in the active and reserve service in the army Corps of Engineers.
Earl Stafford
Earl Stafford
Class of 1966
Army, 6 Years

Infantry Officer Candidate School - Ft Benning, GA
Officer Special Warfare School - Special Forces -Ft Bragg, NC
Airborne Training - Ft Benning, GA
Jungle Expert School - Panama
Vietnamese Language Sch - Ft Bliss, TX
Rep of Vietnam - 1968-69
1LT - 101st Airborne Division
CPT - 7th Special Forces Group
Nelson (Chip) Richards
Nelson (Chip) Richards
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined Navy Reserve in my junior year. After my senior year in 1960 I went on 2 yrs. active duty. In '63 I re-enlisted USN and retired from active duty May 1984.
Norris (Skip} Hutson Hayes
Norris (Skip} Hutson Hayes
Class of 1957
Navy, 4 Years

Skip served on the USS Randolph CVA-15. He was honorably discharged in March 1961. He was married to Carole Jones, class of 1958. He died on February 10, 1981. He and Carole had 4 daughters.
Owen J. Smith
Owen J. Smith
Class of 1997
Army, 19 Years

Joined U.S. Army in my junior year. Completed Basic Training in 1997. Served in multiple locations in the U.S. and overseas as a Military Policeman. Veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan). Projected retirement 2021.
Terence Crawley
Terence Crawley
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Radioman, Information Systems Technician

Classmates Spotlight

Thomas Jefferson High School Classmates

Channing Nuckols
Class of '68

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