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
Abel Glardon Class of 2003
National Guard, 5 Years been to Iraq for a year
Brad Rice Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Brad just retired from the Marine Corps. Good job Brad!
Bradly Smith Class of 2003
National Guard, 5 Years Returned from Iraq in August 2007 after being stationed there for 1 year.
Bryan kirby Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years 4 Years Army national Guard 15 Years active duty "AIRBORNE!!"
Bryan Kirby Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years Served in the 82nd Airborne Division as a Paratrooper, 3 tours in Iraq, Promoted to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3.
Chris William Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 6 Years I spent six wonderful years in the Corps. while I was in i did 1 deplyment on ship for 6 months then did 2 tours in Iraq in 2003 and 2004. in november of 2006 i was medically seperated and moved back to CO with my wife and kids
Claudia (Messer) Wheeler Class of 1973
Air Force, 10 Years Served In the US Air Force in Turkey, California, Louisana.
David Farnsworth Class of 1989
Navy, 17 Years Military Police Investigator
Debbie Wenzel Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years Served proudly in health care and professional military education.
Joe Lavery Class of 1992
Army, 4 Years Combat Engineer.
Joel "Joe" Medina Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years Spent 6 years in the Submarine Service. Retired as a Disabled Veteren
John A. Samora Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 6 Years MOS 5811...Military Police
Marcellino J. Ortiz Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Served from 1982-1986 in the United States Army and from 1987-2006 in the United States Marine Corps both Active and Reserve. Desert Shield/ Desert Storm combat veteran. Retired E-8 1stSgt.
Melvin Kennon Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years US Army Signal Corps. Electronic Telecommunications Technician. Ft Gordon, Georgia. Permasens, Germany, Frankfurt, Germany, Ft. Ritchie, Maryland. Arlington, Virginia.
Michael Bass Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years Joined right after Highschool. I just retired in 2009. Been all over the world a couple of times. Some places I liked others I did'nt. Spent too much time at the places I did'nt like.
Michael Gerber Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years I am currently the Aircrew Flight Equipment Supervisor for the 120th Fighter Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base. During my career I have had the privilage to see many exotic places and try many exotic beers! I can't wait to share some war stories with the other vets during the upcoming reunion. See you there.
Michael J Bass Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years I have served for 21 years in the Army. Been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield, been to Germany and Korea twice, and I am looking forward to retirement in the near furture.
Michael W. Gerber Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years I am currently the Aircrew Flight Equipment Supervisor for the 120th Fighter Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base. I have 24 years of service in and am looking forward to retiring in August of this year. I would love to hear from the vets from Thornton High and exchange some "war stories".
Nathan M. Robinson Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years Married and currently proudly serving in Baghdad.
Paul Ramirez Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 12 Years I spent 12 yrs in the United States Marine Corps, and have been in the United States Air Force now for 6 yrs.
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