Villa Rica High School Alumni

Villa Rica, Georgia (GA)

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 L Jones
Albert L Jones
Class of 2009
Army, 9 Years

91B/ United States Army Recuriter
Andi Broom
Andi Broom
Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years

SGT in the US Army
Deployed to Iraq in support of OIF IV
Will deploy again at end of 07
AWC  Willie R Fendley  USN-RET
AWC Willie R Fendley USN-RET
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Combat Aircrew .. Air Warfare Specialist,
Flew in P-3 Orion Anti-Submarine primary, drug interdiction, op area security patrol, and search and rescue.
Visited over 25 countries, be as far north as above the Arctic circle, as far south as tip of South America and have been around the globe.
Brandon Chism
Brandon Chism
Class of 2002
Air Force, 4 Years

Technician for the USAF Nuclear ICBM force in North Dakota.
Brian F. Shead
Brian F. Shead
Class of 2002
Army, 1 Years

Successfully completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, Individual Training at Fortt Lee with plans to join Special Services; Airborne -
Brian Keith Teal
Brian Keith Teal
Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years

Assigned to the 3RD Brigade, 10TH MTN DIV. Currently serving a tour in Afghanistan.
Chet Long
Chet Long
Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served four years active duty in the United States Marine Corps. 1997-2001
Chris Pettingill
Chris Pettingill
Class of 1998
Air Force, 8 Years

He serves as an Aerospace Maintenance Technician Crew Chief that has spent the last 8 years deploying to over 30 different countries in support of multiple operations.
Darrell Hayes
Darrell Hayes
Class of 1989
Navy, 19 Years

Navy Chief currently station onboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75).
Doc Whitlock
Doc Whitlock
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years

UH-1N huey Door gunner
Doc Whitlock
Doc Whitlock
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Helicopter Door gunner. Served two tours in Iraq 2005-2007
Greg Parrish
Greg Parrish
Class of 1979
Navy, 15 Years

Submariner and plankowner onboard USS Rhode Island, SSBN 644,
Hilda (Bailey) Terry
Hilda (Bailey) Terry
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

Voice Radio Operator - SGT. Prepared the land lines for the communication system in the field.
Hilda Terry(Bailey)
Hilda Terry(Bailey)
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

Sgt in Communications
Jason Sewell
Jason Sewell
Class of 2002
Army, 8 Years

13F forward Observer
Jason Stewart
Jason Stewart
Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years

Currently deployed to Afganistain
Jay Sweeney
Jay Sweeney
Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Served 5 years reached the rank of Sargent. Deployed to Japan for 12 months and forward deployed in the USS Enterprise for her final deployment in 2012. Spent all 5 years as an Avaition specialist .
Jerry Chism
Jerry Chism
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

30 Year retired SGM/E9 Desert Shield/Storm served Afghanistan as DOD Civilian
Jon Montgomery
Jon Montgomery
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Marine Corps Sniper, Rifle Instructor & Platoon Leader.
joshua richie
joshua richie
Class of 2002
Air Force, 1 Years

Munitons Systems
Kathie Cornelius
Kathie Cornelius
Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years

Signal Corps served at Coleman Kaserne, Sandhofen Germany.
Matthew Lockhart
Matthew Lockhart
Class of 1994
National Guard, 12 Years

currently serving in Afghanistan. i have serverd in Iraq as well. I spent 3 years on active duty before I joined the GA army national guard.
Micah Lauritzen
Micah Lauritzen
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Currently in Infantry training
Michael Christopher Hardegree
Michael Christopher Hardegree
Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years

Michael graduated from Infantry Basic Training at Fort Benning, GA, then to Airborne School. He was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg , NC after his basic training and advanced individual training. His unit, a RSTA special operations unit deployed to Iraq in July of 2006. Michael was promoted to the rank of sergeant on July 1, 2007. He was killed on September 10, 2007 while returning from a successful mission. He was awarded the Bronze Star. Michael is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, DC. He is a beloved son and brother.
Michael James
Michael James
Class of 1996
Navy, 8 Years

Now serving as an advanced radiograph tech in virgina beach.
Phillip Young
Phillip Young
Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years

Served as Engineer Sergeant (18C) for ODA 062, C CO, 2nd BN, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Carson, Colorado.
Deployed to Iraq on three combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF II, III, and IV) from 2004-2006.
Ron A Worthan
Ron A Worthan
Class of 1978
Navy, 7 Years

Submarine service 1978-1985
SSBN Sonar Tech and Hospital Corpsman
Samual Wayne Large Jr
Samual Wayne Large Jr
Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Killed in combat, Feb 17, 2006
Sam was a loving husband and father, a great friend, and a classmate we will all miss!
Sherry Jilinski
Sherry Jilinski
Class of 1996
Navy, 10 Years

enlisted in Nuclear Power Program. NROTC Auburn University. Uniformed Services University. currently serving as a General Medical Officer at MCLB, Albany, GA
tosha cooley (cooleo)
tosha cooley (cooleo)
Class of 2006
Navy, 1 Years

internal communications.
Wally Cruz
Wally Cruz
Class of 2000
Army, 6 Years

Graduated basic at Ft. Benning and completed AIT in Edgewood MD. I've been assigned to the 718th ENG CO. for all my career and am currently with the 718th here in Ramadi Iraq.
Zevita Reese
Zevita Reese
Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years

SPC Reese served in the US army as an amunition specialist in Ft. Hood TX. Was deployed to OIF in March of 2003. Now stationed in Ft. Lewis Washington

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Class of '03

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