Currituck County Veterans
War of 1812 – Compiled by Barbara Snowden
Civil War – Compiled by Barbara Snowden
Submitted Veterans information – last updated November 30, 2023.
|Abbott, John P.||1964||Navy||April 1987||April 2011||X||X|
|Abney, Paul||1958||Navy Reserve|
|December 18, 1976|
April 7, 1977
|April 7, 1977|
May 1, 2007
|X||Retired Master Chief Petty Office MCPO/E9.
Awards held: Meritorious Service Medal, Navy & Marine Corp Commendation Medal (4), Navy & Marine Corp Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, Navy Unit Commendation (2), Coast Guard Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation (2), Navy "E" Ribbon (3), Good Conduct Medal (8), National Defense Service Medal (2), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (2), Southwest Asia Service Medal (2), Global War on Terror Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (7), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), Expert Pistol Shot Medal. Served in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm; Operation Determined Response, Served onboard USS Dale, CG-19, USS John Rodgers DD-983, Commissioned USS Lake Champlain CG-19 and served on USS Cole DDG-67 (including the attack in Adan Yemen 12 October 2000)
Served as an Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) systems Instructor, Combat Systems Mobile Training Team, Afloat Training, Naval Ocean Processing Facility, Dam Neck, Fleet ASW Command / Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare command. ASW Instructor/Assessor afloat and ashore, Master Training Specialist. Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. Integrated Undersea Surveillance System qualified.
|Adee, George||1953||Navy||July 1973||July 1994||X||Retired as Air Traffic Control - ATC (AW -Aviation Warfare)|
|Alaskey, Joseph F.||1976||Navy||July 1994||August 2014||X|
|Anderson, Donna||1964||Navy||March 11, 1983||March 31, 2007||X|
|Anstead, Cecelia||1952||Air Force Reserve||December 19, 1974||December 31, 2007||X||Retired Colonel/06. Highest Award held: The Defense Superior Service Medal. Served in support of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm; Flight Nurse at Charleston Air Force Base and Andrews Air Force Base on C-141 aircraft; Served as line officer at U.S. Joint Forces Command J7 Training for 9 Active Duty Special Work assignments to include Project Officer for the Joint Task Force Exercise. Served as Chief, Medical Transformation at U.S. Joint Forces Command Surgeon General's Office.|
|Aubee, John P.||1950||Navy||October 1968||October 1992||X||X||SCPO, USN (RET)|
|Austin, Donald Spencer||1940||Navy||August 3, 1959||October 30, 1981||X||X|
|Bain, Robert J.||1958||Army||December 1978||December 1980||X|
|Birchfield, Matthew||1974||Navy||July 1992||May 2002||X||Submarine Veteran|
|Blake, Theodore||1961||Air Force||October 1, 1980||November 1, 2000||X|
|Bowling, Frederick "Rick"||1947||Marine Corps |
Marine Corps Reserve
|X||Enlisted United States Marine Corps (USMC) 1965.
Served as a machine gunner with Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, Weapons Platoon and Hotel Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines 1966-1967 in Vietnam. Served as a weapons instructor, Camp Pendleton 2nd Infantry Training Battalion 1967-1968. Transferred to Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Atlantic Fleet (CINCLANTFLT), Norfolk, Virginia in Confidential Files and then Military Police as Sergeantof the Guard, Camp Elmore, Norfolk 1968-1969.
Transferred back to Vietnam with Headquarters and Service Company, 3rd Military Police Battalion, Secret and Confidential Files until wounded in September 1969 and then transferred to Naval Hospital Yokouska, Japan for 4 months. Transferred to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina from 1969-1972 working in Headquarters doing administration work.
Discharged in 1972.
Joined the Norfolk Police Department, Norfolk, Virginia 1972 until 1998 working most of my time in the Burglary Squad, Detective Division.
Joined United States Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR), 4th Supply Battalion 1977 until 1984 as Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Specialist.
|Brown, John T.||1968||Navy||September 11, 1987||October 1, 2016||X||X||Wife's name is Amy M. Brown (1st Grade Teacher at Griggs Elementary School). Both kids, Son and Daughter graduated from Currituck High School and NC State University.
I am 100% permanently disabled by the VA due to explosion.
|Burge, Elisha B.||1989||Army|
|Burrell, Christopher||1980||Army||April 9, 2001||August 17, 2021||X||Purple Heart recipient. Wounded December 26, 2007 in Iraq. Continued in the army until I retired on April 17, 2021.
I now reside in Grandy.
|Carothers, Stephen||1976||Navy||January 18, 1996||February 1, 2016||X|
|Clawson, Elizabeth||1990||Coast Guard||September 1, 2009||X||Stationed at Coast Guard Communication Command|
|Conant, Chieftain M.||1956||Navy||May 16, 1975||November 20, 2000||X|
|Connors, Patrick L.||1955||Marine Corps||June 1973||June 1976||X|
|Cook, Franklin E.||1964||Navy||August 18, 1982||August 31, 2008||X|
|Cooper, Ronnie Joe||1947||Navy|
|X||Served aboard USS Plymouth Rock LSD-29, 1967-1969; and, USS Hermitage LSD-34, 1969-1970. Service in Chicago area; Northern Europe; South America; Central America and Caribbean.|
|Copley, Okey||1952||Navy||June 7, 1970||August 1, 1991||X|
|Copley, Serena Sue||1952||Army||January 14, 1974||July 13, 1977||X|
|Coulson, Diane||1960||Navy||April 1985||April 2005||X|
|Coulson, Joseph B., Jr.||1960||2018||Navy||November 1981||November 2001||X|
|Davis, Ephraim Garland||1918||2001||Navy||1935||1958||X||X||Pearl Harbor Survivor|
|Davis, Robert Scott||1966||Air Force||March 1992||July 2001||X|
|Dempewolf, Rob||1965||Navy||September 29, 1983||September 30, 2011||X||X|
|Dickerson, Anthony||1981||Navy||November 15, 2003||November 15, 2016||X|
|Doudna, Benjamin||1982||Navy||June 2001||June 2021||X|
|Dutko, Stanley, Jr.||1967||Marine Corps||July 1985||July 2005||X|
|Eckel, Corbie Lane||1966||Coast Guard||January 1985||November 2005||X|
|Eckel, Robert William, II||1962||Coast Guard||July 1980||September 2001||X|
|Embleton, Virginia L.||1967||Coast Guard Reserve|
|Embleton, Will||1960||Navy||May 1977||December 1997||X|
|Eppley, Kevin||1955||Coast Guard||September 1973||May 1977||X|
|Everette, Aubrey G.||1974||Army||April 1992||November 1997||X||X||X|
|Ferebee, James H., Sr.||1923||Merchant Marines||1944||1945||X||X|
|Ferebee, John J.||1930||Navy||1952||1954||X|
|Ferebee, Ronnie Lee||1957||Air Force||November 1978||November 1982||X||X|
|Ferebee, S. Scott, Jr.||1921||Army||1942||1946||X||X|
|Foreman, James Thomes, Jr.||2011||Navy||X||World War II|
|Fischer, Patrick Lee||1972||Navy||August 1990||May 1995||X|
|Fulcher, Willard Marvin||1943||Navy||1963|
|Gallop, Walter Lee||1931||Air Force|
Air Force Reserves
|October 15, 1960|
October 15, 1990
|X||X||Active Duty Stations: 4 TAC Fighter Wing, Seymour-Johnson Air Force Base, 66 TRW, Loan Air Force Base, France, AB Gp, Richards=Gebaur Air Force Base, Belton, Missouri., 632nd CS Gp, Binh-Thuy Air Force Base, Viet-Nam, 3245 AGGp, Hanscom, Air Force Base, Massachusetts
Air Force Reserve Duty Stations: Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, Hanscom Air Force Base, Air Command & Staff College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Headquarters Command Chaplain Office, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Rhein-Main Air Force Base, Germany, Headquarters USAFE Command Chaplain Office, Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany.
|Gerovac, Michael Robert||1975||Navy||May 1996||May 2016||X|
|Givey, David||1971||Navy||May 1993||X||Currently Active Duty - January 31, 2021|
|Gohr, Robert L.||1943||Navy||November 1961||January 1991||X||Retired AWCM|
|Gordin, Steven I.||1948||Navy||May 1967||June 1989||X||X|
|Grandy, George Bell, Jr.||1987||Navy||1944||1946||X||X||X|
|Grandy, Tommy R.||1946||Coast Guard||October 1968||October 1972||X||X||X|
|Grecco, Albert J.||1960||Navy||July 6, 1978||January 1, 2011||X||Captain Albert J. Grecco, USN (Ret) is a 1982 graduate of the United States Naval Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and was commissioned.
Captain Grecco’s first assignment was USS KING (DDG 41) where he served as Gunnery Officer and TERRIER Missile Officer, and completed a 1984 deployment to the Persian Gulf. He entered the Weapon Systems Engineering program at the Naval Postgraduate School, became an Engineering Duty Officer, and graduated in 1988 with a Masters of Science in Engineering Science. His initial Engineering Duty assignment was as a Project Officer at the Naval Ship Weapon Systems Engineering Station where he led the Developmental Testing of Mk 92 Mod 6 Firecontrol system on USS INGRAHAM (FFG 61). His headquarter assignments included tours as Technical Director for the NAVSEA Surveillance Systems Subgroup (SEA 62X), and as a Ship Self-Defense Systems Engineer in the Program Executive Office, Theater Air Defense. Captain Grecco returned to sea to serve as Combat Systems Officer, USS TICONDEROGA (CG 47) where he completed a 1995 deployment to Sixth Fleet and conducted EASTPAC counter-narcotic operations.
Captain Grecco’s subsequent headquarters assignments include serving as the first Combat Systems Engineer for the DD 21 Program; Aegis Shipbuilding Combat Systems, Test and Trials Officer (PMS 400D5) and Aegis Combat Systems Engineer (PMS 400B3) in the Program Executive Office, Theater Surface Combatants; and as the DD(X) Warfare Systems Engineer in the Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems. Captain Grecco was selected as the Major Program Manager and Technical Director for the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System where his program accrued an unequaled record of successful exoatmospheric intercepts to include the satellite shoot-down of a failed U. S. reconnaissance satellite. His last assignment on active duty was Major Program Manager, Integrated Combat Systems leading the development of Advanced Capability Build (ACB) 12 for the Aegis and SSDS Programs. Following retirement in 2010, he was employed by Mission Solutions Engineering. He started with Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) in 2014 where he served as the Program Manager for Aegis Hardware Lifecycle Programs and as the Chief Engineer for the Missile Defense National Team.
Captain Grecco's personal decorations include the Legion of Merit with gold star, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with gold star, Navy Commendation Medal with three gold stars, Navy Achievement Medal, and NATO medal. He is a Life Member of the United States Naval Institute and the American Society of Naval Engineers, and was selected as the 2009 recipient of the ASNE Gold Medal Award.
|Gregory, Gene Ansell||1940||1970||Marine Corps & Army National Guard||1959||1964||X||X||X|
|Gregory, William Edward||2001||Army||1971||1977||X||X||X|
|Haas, Jeff||1982||Navy||June 29, 2000||X|
|Hair, Christopher Shane||1979||Army||July 1998||November 2015||X||X|
|Haldas, Ronald Charles||1942||2008||Army||April 1964||April 1966||X||Died 100% disability due to Agent Orange.|
|Halsey, Anita||1961||Army||September 1979||September 2009||X|
|Halsey, James||1957||Army||September 1976||December 2019||X|
|Hamilton, Tammy S.||1965||Navy||February 1984||February 1995||X|
|Harrison, Clarence Monroe||1944||Air Force||April 1966||January 1972||X||Stationed at: Amarillo, Texas for Basic Training
McChord Air Force Base Tacoma, Washington
Cam Ranh Bay, Viet Nam
Charleston Radar Squadron, South Carolina
|Hasselbacher, Delmar||1934||Navy||March 25, 1954||April 1, 1980||X||Moved to Currituck in 1981 after retiring from the Navy|
|Hedrick, Larry||1959||Navy||June 23, 1976||July 31, 1995||X||Lived on Knotts Island before joining the service and came back to Currituck after retirement.|
|Hedrick, Steve||1966||Navy||February 1987||February 2010||X|
|Helton, Scott David, Sr.||1955||Navy||August 29, 1975||August 31, 1995||X|
|Henderson, Brandon C.||1980||Coast Guard||December 1999||December 2003||X||Served at United States Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet as BM3 (Boatswain's Mate).|
|Henry, Wesley H.||1969||Navy||December 1988||December 2014||X||Moved to Currituck County after retiring from the Navy.|
|Hewitt, Calvin||1941||Army||March 7, 1960||June 19, 1969||X|
|Hodges, Paul R.||1952||Air Force||September 1971||September 1974||X||Served in Udorn, Thailand from November 1972 to November 1973 during the Vietnam War.|
|Holmes, Emily J.||1978||Navy||September 2001||April 2006||X||Originally from Johnson Creek, WI. Served in OEF|
|Holmes, Robert W., Jr.||1969||Navy||February 2002||February 2006||X||Originally from New Carlisle, OH Served in OIF & OEF|
|Holt, James A.||1834||1901||Army||April 20, 1861||April 13, 1865||X||Confederate States Army Service:
James A Holt was born in 1834 in Princess Anne County, Virginia. He was a farmer and lived in Moyock, North Carolina from 1868-1901.
He first enlisted on 20 April 1861 as a Private at Cape Henry, Virginia in Co A 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry. On 27 March 1862 at Ocean View, Virginia he was mustered out and enlisted in Co C 14th Battalion Virginia Cavalry (Burroughs). On 11 September 1862, in Petersburg, Virginia, he was mustered out and the unit was merged with the 15th Battalion Virginia Cavalry to become the 15th Regiment Virginia Cavalry, and assigned to Co C. On 8 November 1864 he was mustered out and the unit was consolidated with the 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry (Consolidated) Co. G. On 13 April 1865, in Lynchburg, Virginia he was granted a parole as Private Co G 5th Regiment Virginia Cavalry (Consolidated).
James A Holt died on 25 October 1901 in Norfolk County, Virginia and lies buried in Wilson-Fulford Cemetery in Chesapeake, Virginia.
|Holt, Thomas J.||1841||1899||Army||May 22, 1861||April 9, 1865||X||Thomas J Holt was born in 1841 in Norfolk County, Virginia. His occupation was farmer. He lived in Moyock, North Carolina briefly after the Civil War and was listed on the Voter Roll for Moyock in 1867. He moved back to Virginia by the 1870 census but returned to Moyock to live with his brother Edwin W. Holt in the late 1890's.
He enlisted at age 20 as a Private in Co F 6th Regiment Virginia Infantry in Norfolk County, Virginia on 22 May 1861. There is no record of his muster out or parole but he was furloughed on 17 March 1865 from Robertson Hospital in Richmond, Virginia. He was wounded, gunshot to the right leg, during the Battle of Cold Harbor on 9 June 1864.
Thomas J. Holt died on 15 March 1899 at the home of his brother, Edwin W. Holt, in Moyock from complications after having his right leg amputated below the knee in January 1899. He lies buried at the old B. B. Cox homestead in Moyock.
|Howard, Robert||1981||Navy||October 2000||October 2020||X|
|Howdershell, Robert M.||1969||Navy||December 14, 1987||February 29, 2008||X|
|Howe, Ciria||1988||Navy||August 26, 2006||August 28, 2018||X||X||My husband Craig
Howe and I (whom is active duty in the USN currently) lived in Eagle Creek community from 2012 to 2018. We are currently having a home built in the new Country Side Estates!
|Hunziger, Samuel L.||1986||Navy||August 2005||August 2012||X|
|Hudson, Michael||1979||Army||2001||X||OEF & OIF|
|Hurley, Don R.||1949||Navy||September 1968||April 1972||X|
|Ingold, Nicholas Wayne||1988||Marine Corps||July 2011||August 2018||X||Rank: Captain (O-3)
MOS: 1302 - Combat Engineer Officer
|Ish, Ed||1948||1970||Air Force & Air National Guard||April 1971||July 1978||X|
|Isham, Howard W.||1958||Army||June 1979||June 1982||X|
|Jewell, Gene||1961||Navy||January 1980||January 2000||X|
|Johnson, James "Gerald"||1946||Marine Corps||1965||1967||X|
|Johnson, James S.||1961||Army Reserve||March 6, 1991||September 30, 2019||X||X|
|Jones, Jesse Gene, Sr.||1958||2022||Army||July 1977||June 1984||X||Jesse G Jones Sr. was a Specialist 4 when he was Honorably Discharged from the United States Army. He was seriously injured in the military before he came back home to Currituck County North Carolina.
He received several Medals throughout his years in the military. He retired after having served Faithfully and Honorably from the United States Army. He had a heart of gold and he showed it by helping out thousands of people who needed a helping hand when returned home from the military.
I was so proud of him and for being his wife of over 20 years. I know that he's in Heaven now with all of the Angels helping anyway he can and thanking God for the opportunity that he was given to serve.
|Jordan, Philip D., II||1961||Navy||April 1980||May 2004||X|
|Justiss, Robert G., Jr.||1942||Navy Reserve||November 1966||November 1969||X||Retired CDR from USPHS 10/87|
|Kaefer, James||1962||Marine Corps||July 1979||February 2002||X||Aviation Ordnance Officer|
|Kennedy, Fred||1944||Army||April 1962||April 1967||X||I was born in North Caroina and had to come back to where I was born.....I have always loved North Carolina....I have lived in Tarboro, Raleigh... I was born in Edgecombe County but I am happy wherever I am as long as it is North Carolina.....I will live in North Carolina until my time in life is up....love it|
|Kennedy, Michael||1961||Navy||February 1979||March 2009||X|
|Kent, George Oliver, Jr.||1942||Army||January 1963||December 1965||X|
|Klein, Kayla||1990||Navy||September 2008||October 2013||X|
|Kleis, John||1950||Navy||December 1968||November 1971||X||I served on submarine tenders. Subron 12 Key West, than on to Groton, Connecticut submarine base on USS Bushnell and USS Fulton.
Originally from New York State....live in Jarvisburg, North Carolina.
|Kuhnen, Jennifer||1975||Navy||January 1995||January 2015||X|
|Lammie, John||1952||Army||February 1971||February 1973||X|
|Lane, David A.||1948||Army||November 1968||February 1998||X||CW4 Aviation, US Army (Ret) RVN Service - 1969-1970, D Trp/1st Sqd/4th Cav, 1st Inf D 1970-1971, C Trp/16th Cav, 164th Avn Grp, !st Avn Brigade|
|Lankford, Jonathan||1980||Navy||July 1998||Febuary 2012||X|
|Lorentz, Frank W.||1927||Army||1945||1947||X|
|Lorentz, John W.||1961||Coast Guard||1985||2010||X|
|X||2 Tours operation Iraqi Freedom. Retired Company 1st Sergeant.|
|Malesky, Joseph Gerald||1942||Navy|
|October 11, 1960|
October 22, 1963
|October 22, 1963|
October 10, 1966
|Mandigo, Robert, III||1981||Marine Corps||July 1999||October 2003||X|
|Manetzke, Daniel||1960||Navy||March 1984||January 2010||X|
|Martell, Nathaniel||1974||Navy||March 3, 1993||March 31, 2013||X||Retired as a Chief Fire Controlman (Surface Warfare)|
|Martin, Kenneth||1963||Army||November 1987||November 1991||X|
|Martin, Paul R.||1945||Army||October 11, 1965||October 11, 1967||X||Rank: Spec5/E-5|
|Martin, Rex||1978||Air Force||May 7, 1997||May 31, 2017||X|
|Matusko, Ray||1965||Navy||February 1984||April 1988||X||Served with the "Dam Busters" VFA-195 aboard World War II era Aircraft Carrier USS Midway (CV-41) based out of US Naval Fleet Activities Station Yokosuka, Japan.|
|McCranie, Glenn H.||1938||Army National Guard|
|McIntosh, Robert||1955||Air Force||January 1976||April 1994||X|
|Merritt, Roderick||1973||Army||July 9, 2004||April 27, 2014||X||Retired Combat Disabled 100%.|
|Metcalfe, Steven Hugh||1960||Navy||February 1977||July 2000||X||X||Proud to serve!|
|Melton, Jeffrey Speight||2018||Navy||August 21, 1989||August 31, 2009||X|
|Midgett, William S.||1966||Coast Guard|
|Miller, Robert L. , Jr.||1950||Army||April 1970||May 1973||X|
|Mills, Herman N.||1933||Navy||October 1951||October 1983||X|
|Montgomery, James Scott||1982||Navy||August 2001||X|
|Moore, Chester A.||1968||Marine Corps||January 27, 1987||January 26, 1993||X|
|Morgan, Derek Nolan||1983||Army National Guard||July 2005||X||Originally with 725QM.Renamed in 2006 to the A Co690th out of Elizabeth City, Edenton, Scotland Neck. Deployed with 30HBCT E Co. 230th in 2009 - 2010 in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Transferred to HHC 113SB out of Greensboro and deployed in October 2011 - October 2012 in support of Operation New Dawn and Enduring Freedom.|
|Mullen, Robert||1949||Navy Reserve||August 1969||August 1975||X||Duty Stations: Naval Reserve Center Akron Ohio, Radioman "A" School Bainbridge Maryland, Naval Communication Station Keflavik Iceland, Naval Air Station (NAS) Keflavik Operational Control (OPCON) unit. Naval Air Station (NAS) Detroit Michigan.
Highest award earned : Navy Unit Commendation ribbon.
|Murden, Susan D.||1956||Navy||March 1977||March 1995||X||X|
|Muron, Victor W.||1948||Navy||February 1965||June 1995||X||Vietnam Veteran & Desert Storm/Desert Shield Veteran|
|Murray, Malcom||1977||Navy||September 1996||September 2005||X|
|Newns, William||1964||Navy||May 1984||March 1988||X|
|Nickerson, Barbara||1956||Navy||June 1983||March 1991||X|
|Nickerson, Jay||1960||Navy||February 1982||December 2003||X|
|Opperman, Francis||1969||Navy||June 1999||June 2009|
|Overton, Steven B.||1975||Army||March 14, 2000||October 31, 2020||X||Barrett Overton was born and raised in Camden County. He enlisted in the US Army on March 14, 2000 in Elizabeth City and proceeded to Fort Benning, Georgia for basic combat training. After completing Military Occupational Training (MOS) at Fort Gordon, Georgia, Barrett was awarded the MOS 25U, Signal Operations Support Specialist.
Barrett's assignments include the 20th Engineering Brigade, HHC 82nd Airborne Division, Division Special Troops Battalion-82nd ABN, 1-504th Parachute Infantry Regiment-82nd ABN, HHC 1st Brigade Combat Team-82nd ABN, and the Joint Communications Unit.
Barrett reached the rank of Master Sergeant and retired from the Army as a Special Operations Communicator on October 31, 2020. Barrett moved to Grandy with his wife, Nicole, and two sons.
Barrett's combat deployments include Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn, Operation Freedoms Sentinel, and Operation Resolute Support.
|Owens, Patricia||1961||Navy||July 1981||March 1983||X|
|Paras, Dodge||1972||Army||July 1994||February 2004||X|
|Payette, Philip||1971||Navy||July 1989||December 1993||X||Retired with a service connected disability.|
|Peelish, Krystal||1984||Navy||July 2002||March 2005||X|
|Perez, Manuel N.||1943||Navy||February 29, 1960||April 30, 1979||X|
|Perry, Larry Alden||1947||Navy & Coast Guard||September 27, 1967||August 1994||X|
|Pietrzak, Brian||1983||Navy||July 11, 2001||August 1, 2021||X|
|Poole, Luke||1917||Army, CSA||May 13, 1861||July 28, 1861||X||X||X||Corporal, Company E (Currituck Atlantic Rifles) 17th NC Infantry, Stationed at Fort Oregon (Oregon Inlet, NC)|
|Poole, Walter Carroll "Bim"||1968||Army||August 16, 1918||April 25, 1919||X||X||X||Private, Co. C, 42nd Division. Sailed home from Europe 4/14/19 on the USS North Carolina. Commanding Officers were Gen. John Pershing and Lt. Douglas MacArthur. Although he was not aware, he was a distant cousin of MacArthur's.|
|Powell, John||1978||Navy||October 27, 1997||June 30, 2013||X|
|Presson, Aaron||1980||Coast Guard||November 13, 2000||November 30, 2020||X|
|Price, Shelton||1963||Army||May 15, 1984||March 21, 1988||X||I enlisted as a 63B-[bravo] Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic. I served my County in the US Army & was stationed at Ft. Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma from 1984' to 1988' and reserve obligation through 4-22-90'.
I got out of the Army and returned back home to Grandy, N.C.
|Pritchard, Joseph M.||1921||Navy||January 24, 1940||Janaury 25, 1946||X||Fighting Squadron 42 on Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Yorktown CV-5 at Battle of the Coral Sea 8 May 1942 and Battle of Midway 4 June 1942|
|Reeves, Mariah||1992||Navy||June 12, 2011||August 28, 2018||X|
|Reid, James M.||1968||Army||June 1987||July 2012||X|
|Reutter, Timothy James||1976||Navy||January 1998||February 2018||X|
|Roach, Kenneth Armistead, Sr.||1925||2011||Army|
|X||Manila, Staff Sergeant|
|Robinson, Todd||1975||Navy||March 6, 1995||X||X|
|Roddy, Thomas A.||1961||Navy||January 1980||November 2005||X||Retired Naval Officer (prior Senior Chief Petty Officer)
Highest Award - Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards).
• Presidential Support Detachment - US NAavy Ceremonial Guard, Washington, DC (Guardsman)
• Immediate Office of the Chief of Naval Operations/Member Joint Chiefs of Staff, (Personal Security)
• Commander, Carrier Group Six/Battle Force Sixth Fleet (Administration)
• Immediate Office of the Secretary of the Navy (Administrative Chief)
• USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) (Surface Warfare Officer)
• Bureau of Naval Personnel (Executive Assistant)
• Commander, Sea Control Wing Pacific (Administrative Officer)
• United States Naval Academy, Commandant (Administrative Officer)
• USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) (Department Head)(Summary Court-Martial Officer)(Brig Officer)
Sailed in the:
Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska, North Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, Indian Ocean, Japan Sea, East China Sea, and Suez Canal among others.
Various Specialized Training including:
• Dignitary Protection
• Offensive/Defensive Dignitary Protection Vehicle Operation
• Legal Officer
• Investigations - Collisions at Sea/Criminal
• Enemy Combatant Interrogation
|Rolling, Jody Lane||1972||Coast Guard||1992||2012||X|
|Rose, Troy E.||1961||Navy||April 1986||June 2016||X||X|
|Rosser, Jennifer||1983||Air Force||November 15, 2005||June 23, 2011||X||X|
|Rust, Leftridge Garfield||1947||Army||October 1966||October 1969||X|
|Sander, Jeffrey||1962||Coast Guard||April 26, 1982||September 30, 2012||X||Began service as an E-1, retired as a CWO4|
|Saunders, Steven C.||1955||Coast Guard||July 1973||July 1977||X|
|Sawyer, Gideon L.||1827||1863||Army||March 1, 1862||January 20, 1863||X||Gideon L. Sawyer was born in Camden County, North Carolina circa 1827. He lived in Currituck County during the 1840's and 50's with his step-father and his mother, Robert and Mary Lamb Sawyer Wiginton. By the 1860 census he was living in Virginia.
He was a farmer and by 1860 he had moved to Princess Anne County, Virginia. He enlisted as a Private, age 34, on 1 March 1862 in Norfolk County, Virginia with Co C of the 7th Battalion Virginia Infantry (Heavy Artillery) "Blanchard Grey's". He was mustered out on 15 June 1862 and enlisted in Co C 7th Battalion Virginia Infantry (Heavy Artillery) "Wilson's". On 8 August 1862 Co C 7th Battalion Virginia Infantry (Heavy Artillery) "Wilson's" became Co C 61st Regiment Virginia Infantry.
Gideon L Sawyer died on 20 January 1863 in General Hospital Number11 (Globe Hospital) Richmond, Virginia of Typhoid Fever. He lies buried in Oakwood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.
Postwar he was listed on "The Confederate Roll of Honor".
|Schlegel, Kenneth||1987||Navy||January 2007||September 2017||X|
|Schroeder, Edwin G.||1958||Marine Corps||September 1976||April 2000||X|
|Scruggs, James B., Jr.||1958||Marine Corps||December 1976||January 2004||X|
|Sharkey, Kevin G., Sr.||1954||Army||January 7, 1972||July 31, 1992||X|
|Shawgo, Steven||1976||Navy||April 1997||April 2017||X||X|
|Shuler, Clifford W.||1945||Navy||1965||1987||X|
|Sommeso, Joseph||1976||Navy||September 1996||May 2018||X|
|Stallings, George Robert (Bob)||1953||Army National Guard||November 29, 1971||May 5, 1978||X||MOS (Military Occupational Specialties) 11B20 Infantry|
|Spates, Gregory||1988||Navy||November 2007||November 2011||X|
|Stamey, Tasha||1986||Navy||March 31, 2008||February 14, 2017||X|
|Strempel, Jarrell||1975||Navy||July 1995||July 2018||X||Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy, Retired
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) disabled veteran
|Thyng, Michael, II||1983||Navy||January 7, 2003||January 31, 2023||X|
|Titcomb, Richard R.||1955||Air Force||October 1976||November 1996||X|
|Traywick, William T.||1938||Navy||1964||1990||X|
|Triplett, Michael||1965||Navy||April 1984||April 2004||X|
|Tubbs, Joseph||1959||Navy||1982||2013||X||Aviation Electrician E1 - E7 | Commissioned as a Limited Duty Officer | Aviation Maintenance O1-O5|
|Tyler, Dean||1953||Navy & Marine Corps||August 1972||May 1997||X|
|Tyler, Edward||1985||Navy||November 6, 2003||February 23, 2016||X|
|Tyler, Tanika S.||1982||Navy||August 10, 2000||X|
|Uperti, John R.||1948||Army||March 1968||February 1970||X|
|Walls, Edward||1947||Navy||January 1966||October 1969||X||Vietnam Vet 1967 to 1968|
|Warren, Charles Vernon||1945||Army||April 1966||September 2005||X|
|Waterfield, Zachary||1989||Navy||January 2009||January 2014||X|
|Weinberger, Mark Aaron||1946||Marine Corps||February 1964||October 1990||X||Active duty in Viet Nam, July 1965-June 1966 with 1st & 3rd Marine Divisions, 7th Marine Regimental Landing Team, 3rd Marine Amphibious Force as Combat Engineer in Qui-Nhon, Chu-Lai and Da-Nang. USMC active duty Camp Lejeune, NC 2nd Marine Division as MP, USMCR with 4th Marine Division.|
|Westphal, Ralph Laurence, Jr.||1951||Army||July 1971||July 1974||X|
|Williams-Winston, Tiffany||1981||Army||January 2001||August 2003||X|
|Woods, Bennie Randal||1951||Navy||November 11, 1972|
August 31, 1979
|October 15, 1975|
September 30, 2006
|Worthing, Catherine||1955||Navy||March 1976|