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Military High School Alumni

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This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Andrew M Barr
Andrew M Barr
Class of 1946
Army, 7 Years

Enlisted 9/46 after graduating from W-l. Ocs 1947 2d Lt, 49 1st Lt ; Capt at 19 in 1951 in Korean War. Two silver Stars, one bronze Star.
LOVED THE MILITARY!!!!
ARL, VA now; 703 525 3440
Andrew M Barr
Andrew M Barr
Class of 1946
Army, 7 Years

Enlisted after W-L grad, 1946...Was buck Pvt 5 1/2 weeks, One yr OCS....promoted to Captain,RA at 22 yrs old. 2Silver Stars, I Bronze Star....Korean War. Resigned..became Real Estate Broker, wrote 5 books,tought in my own Real Estate School. A Wonderful Life.
Bill Lichtenberg
Bill Lichtenberg
Class of 1964
Army, 6 Years

Graduated from Ft Gordon Signal School as a 72B20 Communication Center Specialist. Ran Teletype, radio telephone, crypto operations. Also worked as Company Training Specialist. Bremerhaven Germany.
Bill Staffa
Bill Staffa
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

Army Aviator
Served in Vietnam 1967-68, 1970-71
Bobby Jackson
Bobby Jackson
Class of 1959
Army, 5 Years

1965-1970 Infantry Officer; two tour Vietnam Veteran; Airborne Ranger.
Clyde B. Woodfield
Clyde B. Woodfield
Class of 1960
Army, 14 Years

USA 7/5/61-7/9/75 Nam 2/69-2/70 Northern I corps. BSM & ARCOM 2nd award. SSG E-6.
Curt R. Wright
Curt R. Wright
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Inducted in Richmond Va.
went to Basic Training/Ft. Dix New Jersey, then to Ft Sill OK. Ten to West Germany-to WRAMC, DC to West Germany, Ft Meade MD thrn USAR 1984-2001. Retired from USAR-2001 As a Master Sergeant/E-8
Dale Garvey
Dale Garvey
Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years

Retired in 1984
David H.Ogden
David H.Ogden
Class of 1955
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Was EOD officer for 3RD MARDIV on Okinawa. Semper Fi
Dennis E.Howard Jr.,MSW.,MBPA,LICSW(RET)
Dennis E.Howard Jr.,MSW.,MBPA,LICSW(RET)
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Drafted 1972-74 US ARMY, FT.JACKSON,SC.
MOBILIZED OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE,MAMC,FORT,LEWIS,WASHINGTON 2003-04.
AIR NG,ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE,113TH TFW 1978-81.
ARMY NG,128 MIL.POLICE.,WASH.DC.1985-86.DIRECT COMMISSION 1986 SOCIAL WORKER,
ARMY RESERVES 1985-2010,DISCHARGED LTC.,2010 90% DISABLED.
Earl Dana Cooper
Earl Dana Cooper
Class of 1944
Navy, 2 Years

Entered right after graduation as a Naval Aviation Cadet
Fernando Torrez
Fernando Torrez
Class of 2000
Air Force, 8 Years

Logistics Administration. Worked along CENTCOM, CENTAF, deployed to support OIF/OEF/HOA...In brief
Fred Allen
Fred Allen
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

Service in Oklahoma and Viet Nam....1963-1966.
Greg Fletcher
Greg Fletcher
Class of 1964
Army, 5 Years

8 in.
Artillery Captain served in Wertheim, Germany and An Khe, Vietnam Nam.
Jack Stacey
Jack Stacey
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

Canadian Airborne Regiment
joseph robinson
joseph robinson
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

drafted in nov. '66
served in Nha Trang, Vietnam
Lee Hudson
Lee Hudson
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

26 years as a Navy Musician. Retired as Senior Chief (E-8). Stationed in Pensacola, FL (2Xs); Newport, RI (3Xs); Norfolk, VA (3Xs); Gaeta, IT; New Orleans, LA; Great Lakes, Il.
Lee Hudson
Lee Hudson
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted in 1971 as Musician. After completing School of Music Basic Course in Norfolk, had tours in Pensacola (x2), Gaeta (Italy), Great Lakes, New Orleans, Newport (x3) and Norfolk (Ass't. Bandmasters Course, and Instructor). Total of 26 years, MUCS. Now have my Ph.D. in Music Education, and am Director of Bands at Trinity Valley Community College, Athens, TX.
Mark D Rogers, DVM
Mark D Rogers, DVM
Class of 1962
Army, 4 Years

Veterinary Officer Republic of Vietnam
Michael Winters
Michael Winters
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Enlisted in March 1969. Basic Training at Ft. Benning. AIT at Ft. Lee for Memorial Activities - Search and Recovery Specialist 57F20. Stationed at Ft. Hood July to November 1969. 2nd Armored Division and worked as a Tower Guard at the Prison. Stationed at Robinson Barracks, Stuttgart, West Germany from November 1969 to January 1972. Changed MOS to 74D20 Data Processing Specialist. ETS on Jan 12 1972.
Perry F. Gawen, Jr.
Perry F. Gawen, Jr.
Class of 1957
Navy, 2 Years

Served on USS Vigil (AGR-12) Radar Picket Ship.
philip durloo
philip durloo
Class of 1954
Army, 3 Years

signal corp- 1st unit to take hawk missle to korea
Richard Farrow
Richard Farrow
Class of 1948
Air Force, 20+ Years

2 yrs Maritime Service
3 yrs US Navy
17 yrs US Air Force
Richard Strube
Richard Strube
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Taught NATO students advanced electronics in Bavaria, Germany.
Robert F Mutchler
Robert F Mutchler
Class of 1949
Marine Corps, 3 Years

1951-54
Robert Rettie
Robert Rettie
Class of 1955
Navy, 4 Years

U.S. SUBMARINE FLEET
SILENT SERVICE
Roberto Dias Leme
Roberto Dias Leme
Class of 1967
Army, 1 Years

Disabled Vietnam era veteran
Roderick Leonard, Jr.
Roderick Leonard, Jr.
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

Four years active duty, 16 years reserves. Electronic Warfare School, Pensacola, Fl. Active Duty commands-USS Ainsworth FF-1090, USS Biddle CG-34. Reserve commands-N87 Pentagon, USS Emory S Land AS-39. Retired E-6 (ET1 SW) 2010.
Ronald L Andrea
Ronald L Andrea
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Serviced in USAF from 1968 to 1998, mostly in aircraft maintenance and logistics.
In theater for Vietnam War in Thailand, and
Gulf War at Daharan, Saudi Arabia.
After final assignment as Deputy Director of Logistics for Air Force Space Command, retired after thirty plus years of service.
Samuel Roy
Samuel Roy
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

MGySgt (E9) Retired
Steve Cox
Steve Cox
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Graduated MCRD Parris Island, SC / Completed Ground Communications (Field Radio Operators Course) 29 Palms, CA / Stationed at Camp LeJeune, NC / Transferred to 2ndBn-3rd Marines KMCAS, Kaneohe Bay, HI / made 2 Western-Pacific Indian Ocean Deployments on U.S.S. Peleliu and U.S.S. Tarawa helicopter assault ships. Selected Meritorious Corporal (E-4). Served 4 years-3 months Active Duty.
Tarry McGovern
Tarry McGovern
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Drafted 1967 Arrived Vietnam Nam September 1967. Assigned 121 assault Assault Helicopter Co. Door Gunner / Crew served 13 Months.
Terry Wm Ferkol
Terry Wm Ferkol
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Spent 18 mo. in the United States and 18 mo. in Germany. Started in July 1966 at Fort Jackson, S.C. then to Fort Lenordwood Mo, then to Fort Bliss Texas. Then Off to Munich Germany / Augsburg Germany. Returned to the United States of America in July 1969 ... Moved to Pasadena Ca. and have been there since.
Thomas Roth
Thomas Roth
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

Served on the USS Brush DD745 out of Long Beach. CA. Ship stationed in Asia during the start of the Vietnam war.
Thomasine Davis
Thomasine Davis
Class of 1981
Army, 8 Years

Served 8+ years in the U.S. Army Signal Corp in DataTelecommunications.
Wade Robert
Wade Robert
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a B-52 pilot during the Vietnam War flying over 200 combat missions. Achieved the rank of Lt. Colonel and retired in 1987. Awarded the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Fying Cross with oak leaf clusters, Meritorius Service Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, the Air Medal with 2 silver and 1 bronze oak leaf cluster.
WILLIAM JEUNETTE
WILLIAM JEUNETTE
Class of 1949
Navy, 4 Years

Radioman serving in Panama & on the U.S.S. Benner... 1948 t0 1951
William R Horner
William R Horner
Class of 1943
Navy, 4 Years

I was in class of 43 but graduated after service in 47.
Served in WWII Atlantic and Pacific. Battles of Okinawa and Iwo Jima in the pacific.
William Via
William Via
Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years

Graduated from Wake Forest in 1965 with an Army ROTC commission. Served from Jan 1966 - Mar 1968 in ASA (Army Security Agency). Served in duty stations of Ft. Wolters, TX, Ft. Benning, GA and Vietman.

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