Tioga High School Alumni

Tioga, Louisiana (LA)

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

Albert Addison Bush
Albert Addison Bush
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 11 Years

MCRD San Diego
3rd Marine Division
MCB, Camp Pandleton
3rd Force Service Support Group
!st Force Service Support Group
31st Marine Amphibious Unit
Brad Bradley
Brad Bradley
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Anti-Submarine Warfare Systems Operator - P3C Orion
Carl Duda
Carl Duda
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

16 years as a Corpsman with the USMC Infantry. 5 years now with the Army.

Operations Desert Shield/Storm
Operation Northern Watch
Somalia
OEF
OIF (x2)
Chris Curry
Chris Curry
Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years

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Crystal (Scallan) Lundell
Crystal (Scallan) Lundell
Class of 2000
Air Force, 7 Years

Langley AFB, VA 4.5 yrs
Tyndall AFB, FL 1 year
headed to Nellis AFB, Vegas next year
David C. Carlton
David C. Carlton
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Following my father who served in the Marine Corps and was at Pearl Harbor..., I joined the Marine Corps after school and Served in VietNam for two tours of duty, was decorated for my service there, came back to USA went to National Security Agency in Washington DC to complete my time. Received Honorable Discharge, came back to Tioga had a time adjusting to civilian life, joined the Army for a toour of duty and was honorably discharged. Again I came home and began my own 3 construction and property management companies, left in 1988 to enter Pastorial Ministry with United Methodist Church.
David C. Carlton
David C. Carlton
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Basic at San Diego MCRD, ITR at Camp Pendleton, California.
Left for Japan, Okinowa, and Viet Nam in 1968 until 1971. I saw a lot of combat with helicopter assault group during the conflict, and was decoraed accordingly.
Came home to MCRD Paris Island, South Carolina and receiuved the highest security clearance the United States offers, and was sent to National Security Agency at Fort Meade, Marylaqnd... wheere I remained until I was honorably discharged.

I now serve as a United Methodist Minister in Buras-Venice area at Trinity United Methodist Church and as Chaplin to the 4,000 BP oil spill workers..... the work continues, but have never forgotten my roots at Tioga High School.
Don Prestridge
Don Prestridge
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Plans Operations HQ Air Mobility Command-TACC
Scott AFB, Illinois
Plans Operations HQ 89th Airlift
Andrews AFB, Washington D.C.
Eddie Hanna
Eddie Hanna
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Ten years enlisted, 17 Officer. Combat support, Combat arms, Special Ops, Pilot
Fred G. Jordan
Fred G. Jordan
Class of 1956
Air Force, 9 Years

Enlisted 1956- Discharged 1965: joined La National Guard, retired 1984. Stationed at Barksdale AFB, LA, Sidi Slimane, Morocco, Bunker Hill, Indiana.
Jeff Fleming
Jeff Fleming
Class of 1999
Air Force, 4 Years

Avionic Communications
Jim Abshire
Jim Abshire
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered in Jan 1981. Ground Radio Communications System Specialist. Stationed in Biloxi, Ms., Warner Robins, Ga., Panama City, Panama, San Antonio, Tx., and Incirlik, Turkey. Served in Egypt, Oman, Philippines, England, Greece, Greenland, Canada, California, Alaska, Alabama, New York, South Carolina, and Florida
Joel C. Smith
Joel C. Smith
Class of 1992
National Guard, 20+ Years

Currently Active Duty Guard. Two tours in Iraq. Infantry- 9 yrs; Logistics- 12 yrs; Transportation- 2 yrs.
Joseph Holyfield
Joseph Holyfield
Class of 1990
Navy, 15 Years

4 ships, 1 shore station. So far entire career spent in Norfolk, VA. 6 overseas trips with 4 to the Gulf and 2 to the Meditteranean Sea.
Kenny L Stockton
Kenny L Stockton
Class of 1979
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Kenny L. Stockton, Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel (Retired)
Assignments:

3397th Garrison Support Unit, 2021 E. 23rd St, Chattanooga, TN
Assistant S1 and Automation/Information Technology Officer
July 2000 – May 2006
·         Command and General Staff Officers Course graduate
·         Mobilized to Fort Campbell, KY, January 2003 – April 2004, Mobilization Center Camp Shelby April 2004 – October 2004

Information Management Support Center (IMCEN), Headquarters, Department of the Army, Room 1D639, Pentagon, Washington, DC
January 1996 – March 1999
·         Manager of Training, Antivirus and Security, and Help Desk Support for many of the Key staff agencies in the HQDA. 

Automation Data Processing Officer functional area course, Fort Gordon, GA
June 1995 – December 1995

Germany:           
June 1992 – June 1995

Commander, Personnel Support Detachment, Kitzingen
Executive Officer, 258th Personnel Support Company, Wurzburg
Commander, HHD, and Battalion S1 Personnel Management Staff Officer, Pirmasens and Zweibrücken
 
Adjutant General Officer Advanced Course, FT Ben Harrison, Indiana
January 1992 – June 1992

3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Ft Campbell, KY
June 1989 – December 1991

·         Desert Shield/ Desert Storm
·         Ranger School
·         Air Assault School
·         Jungle Ops School, Panama

Chemical Officer Basic Course, Ft McClellan, Alabama
September 1988 -  May 1989

Louisiana Army National Guard, 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry (Mechanized)
April 1986 – September 1988

Platoon Leader – Infantry, Company B, Oakdale, LA
Company Commander – Infantry, Company A, Leesville, LA
·         Oakdale Prison Riots, Cuban Refugee crisis Response. 

Missouri Army Nation Guard, Springfield, MS, HHD Aviation Maintenance Battalion
September 1983 – May 1985
·         Cadet, ROTC, Evangel College

82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC
May 1980 - March 1983
Kenny Lynn Stockton
Kenny Lynn Stockton
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Army, National Guard, Army Reserve, 26 years.
Kevin Coleman
Kevin Coleman
Class of 1983
Army, 8 Years

11BRAVO,101st special detach combat unit w/ Navy Seals and Airforce.S.A.W. operator, long range recon.
Kyle Fearno
Kyle Fearno
Class of 2003
Navy, 6 Years

Petty Officer 2nd Class(Surface Warfare/Aviation Warfare) E-5
Kyle Higdon
Kyle Higdon
Class of 2000
Air Force, 5 Years

Barksdale AFB 2003-2006, Eglin AFB 2006-Current, 2 Overseas Tours
Melvin Yancy
Melvin Yancy
Class of 2004
Navy, 2 Years

Stationed in San Diego, CA
Mitchell Wayne Williams
Mitchell Wayne Williams
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

I joined the Air Force for two reasons: first was to travel and see the world. Which I did. I spent three years in Japan, four in Germany and one in South Korea. Second, to get an education. When I retired I had three college degrees and could speak three languages. My goals were met.
Pierce Duncan
Pierce Duncan
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 4 Years

HMM-164, MALS-16, USS Pellelu,West Pack 88, Involuntarily extended for Desert Storm
Robert Pete
Robert Pete
Class of 1980
Navy, 13 Years

Enlisted 1980 Submarine Sonar Technnician
Commisioned 2003 Chaplain
Ryan Rambo
Ryan Rambo
Class of 1990
Army, 17 Years

Counterintelligence Agent, Enlisted
Combat Tours: Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Overseas Tours: NATO, Brunssum, the Netherlands
Tonja Craig
Tonja Craig
Class of 1988
Army, 11 Years

Captain in the Army Reserves

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Class of '12

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School News

50th Class Reunion ( THS Class of 1964)

October 11, 2014
Mary Hill Camp
Mary Hill Road
Pineville, LA 71360

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