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

Andrew L. Johnson
Andrew L. Johnson
Class of 2014
Coast Guard, 2 Years

Andrew is currently active duty coast guard. He has deployed twice attatched to CGC TAMPA (WMEC902). Is currently station in Lake Charles, Louisianna
blake wilkes
blake wilkes
Class of 2006
Coast Guard, 2 Years

stationed in sabine pass, tx
Bobby Coley
Bobby Coley
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Served all over the world. Participated in 3 wars. U.S. Army Combat Engineer and Pharmacy Tech
Brian Howard
Brian Howard
Class of 1998
Army, 9 Years

United States Army Sergeant
Transportation Corps
2006-15
Carron Carr
Carron Carr
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

US Army Officer
Cassandra White
Cassandra White
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Supply Clerk stationed in Okinawa, Japan and Oceanside, California
Chris Gore
Chris Gore
Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years

OEF X
Christopher Smolsey
Christopher Smolsey
Class of 1995
Army, 15 Years

SFC Smolsey is a Combat Engineer that has served with pride all over the world. He has conducted peace keeping operations in Bosnia, served twice in Korea and deployed twice to Iraq.
Clint Howard
Clint Howard
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Hopefully Afghanistan will be a success
Gabriel Denson
Gabriel Denson
Class of 2002
Navy, 8 Years

AEGIS Technican
GARY GARNTO
GARY GARNTO
Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years

YEP THATS ME IN THE SUIT..
James Sterling
James Sterling
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Staff Sergeant / Close Combat Instructor Trainer / 1st Light Armored Recon Battalion
Jimmy Darsey
Jimmy Darsey
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 14 Years

Jimmy has proudly served the Marines for 14 years and counting. He has deployed twice and now stationed stateside with his wife and children.
John R Knight, Jr
John R Knight, Jr
Class of 1981
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed at Patuxent River Naval Air Base, Lexington Park, Maryland
Kyle Hickman
Kyle Hickman
Class of 2001
Army, 5 Years

Kyle is currently serving overseas and has recently been accepted to the Army's helicopter flight school in Dothan Alabama.
Latia Thomas
Latia Thomas
Class of 1996
Navy, 9 Years

Operations Specialist 2nd Class. Ship stationed on are USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG-81)and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). Currently Stationed and COMNAVFORKOREA, in Seoul, Korea, heading to VQ-3 Fleet Recon Air Squadron at Travis AFB in Fairfield, Cali.
Ray Jefferson
Ray Jefferson
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

My Air Force Speciality was 2A5X3A, Aerospace Maintenance. I worked Flight Line Maintenance. I was an avionics technician on the B-1B Bomber, the the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), the Joint Surveillance and Target Attack RADAR System, and the C-130. I was stationed at Dyess Air Force Base (AFB), in Abilene Tx, Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS (twice), Tinker AFB, in Oklahoma City, OK, KIsling Air Base, in Kaiserlautern Germany, and Little Rock AFB, in Jacksonville, AR.
Ricky B. Stanley
Ricky B. Stanley
Class of 1989
National Guard, 20+ Years

Proudly Serves
Roy Sabine
Roy Sabine
Class of 1974
Army, 18 Years

Served as a medic in the Army with most of my service in Germany. I retired short after Desert Storm ended...
Shelly (Wiggins) Mitchell
Shelly (Wiggins) Mitchell
Class of 1985
Army, 6 Years

Desert Storm Veteran

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Rhonda Morrison
Class of '78

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Obituary

This obituary appeared in the "News and Advance" of Lynchburg, Virginia, on 24 February 2019.

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