Vinita High School Alumni

Vinita, Oklahoma (OK)

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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Vinita High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Hornets lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Candas Bullock
Candas Bullock
Class of 1974
Army Reserves, 22 Years

Religious Support
Strength Management
Master Fitness Trainer
Combat Lifesaver
Doug Cole
Doug Cole
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

Surface Warfare Officer
Herman Hull
Herman Hull
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Medical Administration from 1965 through 1985. Served in Vietnam 1970/71. Assingments included:
Lackland AFB, Tx, Montgomery, AL, Danang Vietnam,
K.I. Sawyer, Michigan, Wichita Falls, Tx. Grissom AFB, Indiana, Italy (Sicily).
Herman Hull
Herman Hull
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

1965 - Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri (Basic Training)
1965 - 1966 - Ft Knox, Kentucky (Armor Training)
1966 Transferred to Air Force - Medical Administration Career Field
1966 - Maxwell AFB, Alabama
1967 - 1970 Lackland AFB, Texas
1970 - 1971 DaNang AB, Vietnam
1971 - K.I. Sawyer AFB, Michigan (only 8 months)
1972 - 1976 Sheppard AFB, Texas
1976 - 1980 Grissom AFB, Indiana
1980 - 1983 Brooks AFB, Texas
1983 - 1984 Comiso AB, Sicily (Italy)
1984 - 1985 Brooks AFB, Texas
Retired December 1985
Jeff Schlarb
Jeff Schlarb
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

20 year career in the Corps. Earned multiple personal awards and citations. Designed , built and fielded a mine roller that went on the front of trucks to help with the IED threat. Not one military member was lost while my roller was in use. I retired in Jan 2007 and now ork for Jacobs Engineering on teh MRAP Project. Served 9 months in Saudi Arabia in the Gulf War and have done 2 tours in Iraq. One on active duty and one as a civilian contractor.
Justin Hale
Justin Hale
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Wpns Co 1/4 81's Platoon
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Hand Clasp
Squad Leader, TRAP team leader (Tactical Recovery of Aircraft Personel)
kenny bass
kenny bass
Class of 1983
Navy, 7 Years

86 to 92 worked in engine room floated around the world servered persian gulf national D good conduct and armed service expeditionary medal then came home
Michael Gerrior
Michael Gerrior
Class of 1976
Navy, 10 Years

1985-1995 Trained as a hospital corpsman and traveled to Italy (3 years '87-90), Germany, Spain, New Zealand, and Antarctica (1 year '90-91). Awarded Navy Achievement Medal, Operation Deep Freeze Medal, and the Navy Expeditionary Medal.
Rodger Smith
Rodger Smith
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Air Force-Medical Services Specialist. Joined Nov 1983. RAF Greenham Common, United Kingdom, Feb 1984-Feb 1986. Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, Feb 1986-June 1987. Clark AB, Philippines, June 1987-June 1989. RAF Bentwaters, July 1989-August 1992. U.S. Navy Nurse Corps: Great Lakes Medical Center, IL, Nov 1995-Nov 1997. Yokosuka Naval Base Hospital, Japan, Dec 1997-Dec 1999. San Diego Naval Medical Center CA, Dec 1999-Nov 2001. Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms, CA, Nov 2001-Oct 2004. Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune, NC, Nov 2004-Dec 2006. Deployed to Iraq Sep 2005-Mar 2006.
Ruby (McDonald) Townsend
Ruby (McDonald) Townsend
Class of 1987
Air Force, 9 Years

POL Fuels Specialist

Classmates Spotlight

Vinita High School Classmates

Patricia Simpson
Class of '77

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Vinita High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Hornets.

School News

Do you have any news to share? Keep our classmates informed on news and current events! Please post all reunion information in the reunion area.

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