Gold Star Platoon

Any former cadet who died while on active duty, in a designated combat zone, in any branch of the armed forces of the United States (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserves) or the armed forces of an allied nation.

  • Merle A. Beach - Class of 1939 - Korean War - KIA North Korea
  • Roger S. Benson - Class of 1929 - WWII KIA Takao, Formosa
  • Francis Stanley Blifford Jr. - Class of 1940 - WWII KIA Italy
  • Edwin S. Brainard - Class of 1933 - WWII DNB France
  • Gerald Hubert Champlin - Class of 1938 - WWII MIA/KIA
  • George Lennox Cone - Class of 1956 - Vietnam War - No info available
  • Harry Griffith Cramer Jr. - Class of 1943 - Vietnam War - KIA Nha Trang, South Vietnam
  • James Duell Degenaar - Class of 1943 - WWII DNB MVA Tokyo, Japan
  • William Francis Dold - Class of 1941 - WWII KIA Island of Borkum, Germany
  • Jimie Dale Dutcher - Class of 1967 - Vietnam War - KIA Quang Tri, South Vietnam
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson - Class of SC30 - WWII DNB in Cabanatuan Prison Camp, Philippines
  • Edward Henry Enners III - Class of 1943 - WWII KIA North Italy
  • Deloss W. Evens - Class of 1927 - WWII DNB
  • William Henry Foucart - Class of 1939 - WWII KIA aboard USS Bunker Hill
  • Robert Joseph Gaynor - Class of 1936 – WWII
  • Douglas George Grubb Jr. - Class of 1941 - WWII DNB Training Air Crash at Dodge City, Kansas
  • Leonard Hogentogler Hewitt - Class of 1950 - Vietnam War - USS Thresher
  • John R. Holder - Class of SC32 - WWII KIA Ger, France
  • Clark Lee Holman - Class of 1939 - Korean War – KIA
  • Edla Earl Hood - Class of 1934 - WWII Died in the Service of the King's Army in Canada - 1st of "Canada's Yank's" to die - automobile accident while on strength of RCAF Station Trenton, Ont.
  • Raymond Andrew Hudock - Class of 1944 - WWII KIA
  • Frederick Joseph Hughes - Class of 1969 - Vietnam War - KIA Thua Thien, South Vietnam
  • Matthew Joseph LaPorte - Class of 2005 – Casualty of April 16, 2007 disaster at VA Tech
  • Franklin Roy Maurer Jr. - Class of 1941 - WWII KIA St Lo, France
  • Jay Albert McCahan - Class of 1936 - Died of Rheumatic Heart Disease, which was service connected at Lebanon Vet's Hospital. Served in ETO during WWII.
  • Marlin E. McCahan - Class of 1954 - Vietnam War - Air Crash, South Vietnam
  • Robert Moore - Class of 1950 - Robert and 41 others were aboard a Navy transport plane, which disappeared at sea.
  • William Henry Neuberger - Class of 1943 - WWII KIA Valognes, France
  • Dean Dyer Nichols - Class of 1942 - WWII KIA
  • John Edward Onuschak - Class of 1968 - Vietnam War - Helicopter accident Ft. Rucker AL
  • Jonathan Rivadeneira - Class of 2003 - KIA in Iraq September 14, 2007
  • Thomas Lloyd Rockwell - Class of 1940 - WWII KIA Battle of the Bulge, Vielsalm, Belgium
  • Kenneth Charles Scruton - Class of 1960 - Vietnam War - KIA Tay Ninh, South Vietnam
  • Victor E. Sherrill - Class of 1947 - Killed while on active duty in the USAF airplane crash in the Philippines.
  • Harry P. Simonson - Class of 1924 – WWII
  • Emlen Hancock Smith - Class of 1925 - WWII DNB
  • Sidney Oscar Smith - Class of 1941 - WWII DNB Air Crash during Training Mission
  • Sherman Douglas Stube - Class of 1940 - WWII KIA Tinian, Marianas Islands (Silver Star)
  • David York Tapsell - Class of 1939 - WWII KIA France
  • Harry Wylie Titus - Class of 1941 - WWII KIA Myitkyina, Burma
  • Robert J. Waeber III - Class of 1935 - WWII KIA Moselle River, France (Silver Star)
  • Virgil Emery Wardwell Jr. - Class of 1937 - WWII KIA Battle of Saipan
  • William Alfred Wurts - Class of 1928 - Korean War - no details available

Legion of Honor

Any former cadet who died while on active duty in any branch of the armed forces of the US (Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, National Guard, Reserves, Department of Defense Civilian, or Dept. of Defense Contractor) or the armed forces of an allied nation. Also to include acts of terrorism; federal, state, or local law enforcement; fire department; or medical emergency services.


  • David Marc Sullins - Class of 1989 - World Trade Center Attack 9/11

Carson Long Military Academy
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