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

Bill Diehl
Bill Diehl
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Secure Voice and Data Technician
Boyce Rigdon
Boyce Rigdon
Class of 1960
Navy, 9 Years

Submarine Sonarman
Brian Teets
Brian Teets
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Captain U.S. Navy
Helicopter Pilot
Mar. 2012 will be taking command of the Amphibious Assault Ship USS WASP
Flagship 2nd Fleet USN
Carl Angles
Carl Angles
Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years

Sonar Technician on the USS John Paul Jones, DD 932
Dale Justice
Dale Justice
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Master Sergeant - avionics and medical admin. Duty locations - Lowry AFB, CO (3 tours); MacDill AFB, FL; Osan AB, ROK; Sheppard AFB, TX; Andrews AFB, MD; McChord AFB, WA; Spangdahlem AB, GE.
Dan Eggleston
Dan Eggleston
Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years

Fire Protection Specialist, Crash Rescue/Structural Firefighter Paramedic
David Suchland
David Suchland
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

Torpedoman for 16 years than obtained a commission. Served aboard two Destroyer Tenders and three aircraft carriers. Served as advisor to Imperial Iranian Navy for one year. Also stationed at several locations in the states and abroad. Joined in June 1962 and retired in October 1884.
Donald l Sprague
Donald l Sprague
Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 4 Years

joined 10/22/58 to 19/22 62
Donald Sprague
Donald Sprague
Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Cpl E4
Douglas Maggart
Douglas Maggart
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Electronic Mechanic worked on all 5 radars, associated displays, computer, all ranging circuits on Nike-Herc Millie Site
Ellis R. Nichols lll
Ellis R. Nichols lll
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Generator Mechanic
Everett B Suchland Jr
Everett B Suchland Jr
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as enlisted Radioman, Warrant Officer & Comissioned Officer retiring 9/1/84 as a Lieutenant. Stationed aboard ships in Atlantic and Pacific, shore stations in New Zealand, Iceland, Guam, Japan and Antarctica. Wintered over at Byrd Station, Antarctica 9/66 to 10/67. Subsequently had the Suchland Islands named in my honor for my service in Antarctica.
Everett Suchland
Everett Suchland
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as an enlisted Radioman, Warrant Officer, & Comissioned Officer from 8/57 to 9/84.
Frank Carmazzi
Frank Carmazzi
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Chemical Specialist
Gregory Allen Fritz
Gregory Allen Fritz
Class of 1970
Air Force, 5 Years

Law Enforcement, E-5
James M. McAdams
James M. McAdams
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Infantry Platoon Leader, Company Commander, S-3, Battalion Commander, various staff positions
Jeff Kempf
Jeff Kempf
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

AFSC 30750
Jenny Fox Lang
Jenny Fox Lang
Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years

Electronics Warfare Technician, Served at Osan AFB, South Korea and Malmstrom AFB, Montana
Jodie Ferst Hampton
Jodie Ferst Hampton
Class of 1969
Army, 1 Years

Station at Ft McClellan, Anniston Ala, served as special office clerk to Col Michaels, got hurt had surgery. Also Anyone station at Ft McClellan Please contact me if you have health issues. Thanks All who Served.
John Connor
John Connor
Class of 1979
Navy, 5 Years

Submarine Warfare
John Connor
John Connor
Class of 1979
Navy, 5 Years

Nuclear Submarines
Joseph H Todd
Joseph H Todd
Class of 1952
Navy, 5 Years

Communication Technician
Kay Kauffman Grigsby
Kay Kauffman Grigsby
Class of 1969
Air Force, 1 Years

Air Force Chaplain's Assistant
Keith Milledge
Keith Milledge
Class of 1962
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Sgt. in charge of machine gun squad. 2 yrs. In Okinawa, 1 yr. in Vietnam, the remainder state side.
Larry P.Taylor
Larry P.Taylor
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

1st Lieutenant, Airborne/Ranger, Infantry Platoon Leader with the 2nd Battalion/ 506th Infantry, 3rd Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division, Vietnam, Nov. 1967 thru Dec 1968
Lt. Everett B Suchland, USN, Ret.
Lt. Everett B Suchland, USN, Ret.
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as enlisted Radioman, Warrant Officer & Comissioned Officer. Stations included Washington DC: Christchurch, New Zealand; USS Hunting (EAG-398); USS Bittern (MHC-43); Sasebo, Japan; Byrd Station, Antarctica; Millington, Tennessee; USS Meyerkord (DE-1058), Keflavik, Iceland; Charleston, SC; Guam; USS Nassau (LHA-4); and Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.
Marc Williams
Marc Williams
Class of 1990
Navy, 20+ Years

Commander U.S. Navy Retired. Served as a Surface Warfare Officer on various destroyers, frigates, and cruisers.
MARK B BRUNOTTE
MARK B BRUNOTTE
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 4 Years

LCPL
VIETNAM
Mary Grider
Mary Grider
Class of 1974
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Served 20 years in the U.S. Army Reserves, retiring in 1996 at the rank of Sergeant Major (E9). Last position: Chief NCO, Office of the Judge Advocate General (JAG), HQ, 123rd US Army Reserve Command, Ft Ben Harrison, IN.
Matthew Huss
Matthew Huss
Class of 1995
Air Force, 12 Years

Logistics Staff Seargent in Active Duty Air Force stationed in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Melvin C. Eisaman
Melvin C. Eisaman
Class of 1949
Air Force, 20+ Years

1953 to 1976
Pilot
Retired 1976 with rank of Lt Colonel
Served Vietnam 1967, 1968, 1969
Nate Williams
Nate Williams
Class of 1997
Air Force, 4 Years

Captain in Active Duty Air Force stationed in Montgomery, AL
Paul Cobaugh
Paul Cobaugh
Class of 1974
Army, 21 Years

Special Operations
Warrant Officer
PAUL LESLI COBAUGH
PAUL LESLI COBAUGH
Class of 1974
Army, 21 Years

My last 12 years were as a Warrant Officer for the US Special Operations Command
Randy Smith
Randy Smith
Class of 1973
Air Force, 19 Years

Served in the US Army for 8.5 years (1973-1981)and then entered the USAF retiring in 1997.
Ray Branstiter
Ray Branstiter
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Chief Petty Officer
Richard Woods
Richard Woods
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Sgt., USAF. Jet fighter mechanic. Service years, 1966-1970.
Richard Woods
Richard Woods
Class of 1963
Air Force, 6 Years

Jet aircraft maintenance, one and two engines. Spent all of my service time at Reese AFB in beautiful (not) Lubbock Texas.
Ryan Smith
Ryan Smith
Class of 2007
Navy, 1 Years

CTR (Cryptologic Technician) in the United States Navy. Stationed in Pensacola, FL at CID Corry Station.
TERRY L ROWE
TERRY L ROWE
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

Cryptologic Technician A, retired as Chief Petty Officer. Served in London, England; Taiwan, Vietnam, Alaska, California, Florida, Washington, DC & Maine. Phu Bai, Vietnam 1970-71. Retired in 1980.

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