Linda Joyce Carnes McCants




Name/Email Address: Linda Carnes McCants/ wmccants at comporium dot net

Marital Status/Spouse’s Name: Married to Buck McCants for 45 ½ years

Children/Grandchildren: Matthew, 31; Michael, 29. Both graduates of the US Air Force Academy, and both Air Force pilots flying the HC-130J

Occupation: Whatever I need to be, depending on the time and circumstances. Wife and caregiver right now

College/Professional Training:  B.S. Psychology, University of South Carolina

Military Service(Details, Combat Tour?): 22 years in the Air Force, but without the rank or uniform

Own Business? (Name, Website): No

Hobbies/Interests:  Shopping, walking, reading, keeping up with my family. Enjoying some traveling again, and dabbling in genealogy

Published a Book? (Name): No

Favorite Books/Authors:   The Bible , historical novels, mysteries, and biographies

Favorite Songs/Musicians: Anything by Elvis

Favorite Movies: Action flicks, and some chick flicks. Also some TV dramas and Downton Abbey

Best Vacation Ever:  Probably the two years that we lived in Switzerland

Favorite Memory of High School: Wonderful, dedicated teachers, band trips, Letter Girl practices, driving to school

Proudest Moments of My Life: Sharing in the accomplishments of Buck and my two sons

Things I Would Like My Classmates to Know: Marrying Buck and living all over the world changed my life.

Having kids changed my life.

Retirement and moving back home to South Carolina changed my life.

Change is good. I’m glad that I’m not afraid to experience it.




Linda and Buck




Linda, Michael, and Matthew at Keystone



Matt's USAFA Graduation


Mike's USAFA Graduation


Matt's Pilot Wings


Mike's Pilot Wings


Linda's 60th Birthday Party


Thanksgiving 2013 With My Boys


My House April 2014