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

Barbara " Hayes" Brookins
Barbara " Hayes" Brookins
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Chief Petty Officer
Barry Gray
Barry Gray
Class of 1981
Navy, 10 Years

Served as a Navy Corpsman, "Doc" with the second Marine division in Jacksonville, NC. I also worked at The Portsmouth Naval Hospital and Norfolk Medical clinic during these years. I traveled to many countries overseas and served during the Gulf War.
Benjamin Health Collier
Benjamin Health Collier
Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years

Outstanding soldier in Basic Training, Hometown Recruiter, Signal Corps
Benjamin Heath Collier
Benjamin Heath Collier
Class of 1979
Army, 6 Years

Benji attended Wake Forest University on a football scholarship and later served in the US Army.
Bob Rowe
Bob Rowe
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in the United States Army for 6 years as an infantry soldier. Switched services to the USAF for 14 years as a Supply/Logistic Tech.
Darrell Randolph
Darrell Randolph
Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years

Active Duty Air Force; will be stationed in Hawaii starting June 2010
Dave Boyens
Dave Boyens
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in the Financial Management and KC-135 Crew Chief career fields while being stationed in England, Arkansas, Alaska, Texas, South Carolina, Georgia, Michigan, Washington D.C. and Florida.
David A. potter
David A. potter
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

Loadmaster on C141 and C130 in Charleston, SC, Ramstein Germany, and Little Rock Arkansas.
David C Boyens
David C Boyens
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served 25 years in the U.S. Air Force in the Financial Management career field. I retired last year effective 1Nov06.
David Hamblin
David Hamblin
Class of 1995
Navy, 14 Years

I am currently serving in new orleans for the past 5 years, I have also been stationed in norfolk and virginia beach va also kacksonville fl. I have worked on A-6 intruder F/A-18, And the MH_53.
I did 2 tours in the middle east
David R. Slusher
David R. Slusher
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

Supply Corps Officer. Served on two destroyers, lived on Midway Island and in Spain along with many different states. Mainly served in logistics and senior financial management billets. Definitely "saw the world" during the 20 years.
DESMOND BROOKS
DESMOND BROOKS
Class of 2005
Air Force, 1 Years

A YOUNG AND UPCOMING AIRMAN STATIONED IN ROBINS ,GA. CURRENTLY DEPLOYED TO IRAQ SERVING HIS COUNTRY !
Donald Mende
Donald Mende
Class of 1965
Navy, 3 Years

Navy Photographer – PH3 onboard aircraft carrier USS Independence CVA621 - 1965-1966, one 8 month tour Viet Nam in1965 and one Med tour 1966, Navy changed my life gave me a career.
Donald Saunders
Donald Saunders
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Worked in Marine corp aviation
Donna Brown
Donna Brown
Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years

Duty Station was Fort Riley, KS. Honorable Discharge - Army Reserve Roanoke VA. Reserve Station Headquarters , Greenville, South Carolina Army Reserve Station
Doug Kirtley
Doug Kirtley
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 31 Years

Chief Warrant Officer 4
Doug Williams
Doug Williams
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Master Sergeant in 1985
Doug Williams
Doug Williams
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Master Sergeant, aerved 23 years
Everette James Smith II
Everette James Smith II
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Proudly served during Greneda, Desert Storm/Desert Shield, Operation Joint Forge, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Retired in 2007 and currently serve as the Installation Supply & Services Divsion Chief at Fort Gordon, GA.
Ferdinand Damasco
Ferdinand Damasco
Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years

Supply clerk
Foster (Andy) Russell
Foster (Andy) Russell
Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years

Served six-years in the United States Air Force, with a tour in Southeast Asia (Northern Thailand-NKP Province boarding Laos during the fall of Vietnam) Jan' 1975 - Dec. 1975. Life-Member of Vietnam Security Police Officers Association.
Ibrahim Whittington
Ibrahim Whittington
Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years

love the air force....planning to retire. have 15 more years
Jason Smith
Jason Smith
Class of 1997
Air Force, 8 Years

3V073, E-5, Separated Aviano AB (Italy)
Jeffrey Brown
Jeffrey Brown
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Served 26 years in the Army. Retired after serving as a Flight Operations Specialist and Intelligence Analyst. Retired as Sergeant Major.
Jonathan Pait
Jonathan Pait
Class of 1984
Navy, 3 Years

Served on the USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN 71 Aircraft Carrier as an Aviation Ordinanceman,
Kara Drew
Kara Drew
Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years

Served: San Antonio, TX; Witchita Falls, TX; Korea; Kuwait; Scott AFB, IL
Keith E. Jordan
Keith E. Jordan
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aerospace Propulsion Technician. I've been located at the following places.:
Edwards AFB, Ca
Osan AB, Korea
Castle AFB, Ca
Luke AFB, AZ
Kadena AB, Japan
Mildenhall AB, England
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC
Al Udeid AB, Qatar ins support of Iraq & Afghanistan
kenneth stockermann
kenneth stockermann
Class of 1965
Navy, 5 Years

SAR (sea,air,rescue). 1968 west pac cruise on the USS CORAL SEA. Honorably discharged 1971.
Lawrence Millner
Lawrence Millner
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 14 Years

Served as a canvassing recruiter and Non Commissioned Officer in Charge of Recruiting Sub Station Pittsburgh, PA. Company Gunnery Sergeant, Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron, MCAS Cherry Point, NC.
Lawrence Walker
Lawrence Walker
Class of 1970
Army, 33 Years

Retired Colonel
leslie sweazea
leslie sweazea
Class of 1983
Army, 8 Years

cummunications
Lisa Willis
Lisa Willis
Class of 1984
Navy, 3 Years

Served 3 years active duty. I was stationed in Florida, Illinois and California.
Lisa Willis
Lisa Willis
Class of 1984
Navy, 3 Years

Hospital Corps Wave San Diego CA
Marc Adkins
Marc Adkins
Class of 1995
Navy, 3 Years

Served 3 years in the US Navy on board the USS Yorktown (CG-48) as a Personnelman
Marqueetta Randolph Bates Harris
Marqueetta Randolph Bates Harris
Class of 1993
Army Reserves, 6 Years

I was a member of William Air Force ROTC Program in 1991-93 and served in the Army Reserves for 6 years completing a tour of duty in Germany and the Navy Reserves for 3 years completing a tour of duty in Maryland.
Michael Cox
Michael Cox
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Served on the USS Parsons DDG-33, attained the rank of BM2 (Boatswain Mate Second Class). Home Port was San Diego, CA Made two tours to Vietnam and was in Korea for the Pueblo incident.
Noah Lloyd
Noah Lloyd
Class of 2014
Army, 2 Years

Still Serving
Patrick B. Coles
Patrick B. Coles
Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years

During the 10 years of service, 8 years was spent in Anchorage, Alaska.
Patrick Scott
Patrick Scott
Class of 1984
National Guard, 18 Years

Been in Marine Corps, Navy and now DC Army National Gaurd. Just got back from Iraq with my MP company.
Rick Ferguson
Rick Ferguson
Class of 1989
Army, 7 Years

Joined in 1989, served in 1st Gulf war in 1990-91. Met my wife while stationed in Texas. Served in Korea for 1 year then came back to Fort Hood, TX until 1996.

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William Fleming High School Classmates

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Class of '74

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