Military Alumni

Military 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

Donny Riggs
Donny Riggs Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Vietnam Veteran
Heidi (Jacobs) Baird
Heidi (Jacobs) Baird Class of 1992
Army, 20+ Years
Still serving.
jennifer choate
jennifer choate Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Over 23 years in the military with two overseas deployments and other state side mobilizations.
Joseph Farr
Joseph Farr Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined in Oct 68, was a aircraft jet engine mach. for 6 1/2 years, went from active duty to Air Force Reserves as a Heating / cooling spec. Retired in March of 1990 as a Tsgt.
Merton A. Cunningham
Merton A. Cunningham Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
2 tours in Viet Nam. Chief Radioman onboard 3 nuclear Submarines.
Ray Mayo
Ray Mayo Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years
HMCS Senior Chief Hospital corp served my country for 22 years in Hospitals, Medical Officer aboard several ships and in Viet Nam. Also was FMF Hospitalman for the Marines..SemperFi..retired from the Navy 1979
Rod Nelson
Rod Nelson Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted in the U.S. Air Force on April 2, 1973 and retired on May 1, 1993. My AF Speciality Code was in counseling and my main job was to report and provide casualty assistance serivces to families of deceased active duty military duty and retired personnel. During the Vietnam War, I was responsible for assisting seven MIA families and throughout my career I assisted more than 3,000 families in applying for entitlements and benefits. Decoration by the U.S. military four times; two Meritorious Service Medals; two Air Force Commendation Medals; six Air Force Outstanding Unit Awars; earned the Humanitarian Serivce Medal in 1976 for "Operation Snow Blow.
Thomas C. Park
Thomas C. Park Class of 1987
Army, 12 Years
Served IN Germany, Vietnam, Cambodia
Timothy G Wess
Timothy G Wess Class of 1992
Army, 4 Years
Airborne Infantry, stationed in Italy
Tom Wood
Tom Wood Class of 1977
Air Force, 17 Years
Southwest Asia Service Medal/ 3 Devices Operation Desert Shield Operation Desert Storm Operation Southern Watch Operation Provide Comfort
William J. Farr
William J. Farr Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Topographic Engineer in Corps of Engineers. Assignments include Army Topographic Command, Defense Mapping Agency, Bethesda, MD; Operations Officer, 30th Engr Bn (Topo)(Army), Ft Belvoir, VA; Intelligence, Operations, and Logistics officer, (S2/3/4) 6496h Engr Bn (Topo)(Army), Federal Republic of Germany; Cdr, 537th Engr Co (Base Survey), Ft Belvoir, VA; Cdr, 517th Engr Det (Terrain), Germany; Cdr, 132d Engr Det (Planning and Control) and Operations Officer, 171st Engr Det (Planning and Control), US Army Forces Command, Atlanta, GA; Engineering and Housing Engineer at Yongsan, Korea; Terrain Analysis Branch Chief, Defense Mapping School, Ft Belvoir, VA. Army provided graduate degree in engineering.

Classmates Spotlight

Winthrop High School Classmates

Eric Plato
Class of '71

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