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

Darrel Ronald Crossman
Darrel Ronald Crossman Class of 1953
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in Vietnam. Decorated with two Distinguished Flying Crosses, a Bronze Star, and eight Air Medals. Retired in 1972 and taught English in Davis, California until second retirement in 2010.
David Polse
David Polse Class of 2004
Navy, 5 Years
HM2 Polse, US Navy Corpsman. Served in combat in Afghanistan in 2013 while assigned to Marine Corps infantry. Awards: Combat Action Ribbon
Erik Peters
Erik Peters Class of 2005
Navy, 5 Years
US Navy Corpsman 2005-2010; served in Kuwait in 2007 and aboard the USS New Orleans from 2007-2010.
Gordon S Fowkes
Gordon S Fowkes Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years
Started as a Medic, then Infantry, then Armor, then Military Intelligence. Served in Germany, Vietnam, and Japan touching base a every major staff function from bottom to Pentagon, N?S, and Congress, commanded an Engineer Company and an Intelligence Bn. BSM w/1OLC< MSM w/1OLC, ARCOM w/4OLC and Vietnam Campaign Medal with four battle stars.
Jim Gillivan
Jim Gillivan Class of 1958
Navy, 5 Years
Served in USS MAGOFFIN (APA-199) in Viet-Nam. Was on USS ZELLARS (DD-777) as Engineer Officer. Great fun! Got out as a LT.
John Briscoe
John Briscoe Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years
John served as an M1A1 tank crewman in Friedberg, Germany.
Kenneth Klinzman
Kenneth Klinzman Class of 1998
Navy, 6 Years
Security forces, Advanced electronics and weapons systems, and radar operation.
Kristin Lawrence
Kristin Lawrence Class of 1989
Army, 10 Years
Served in the US Army for ten years as a medic.
Marvin Heilesen
Marvin Heilesen Class of 1981
Army, 16 Years
16 years, mainly working in medical research
Matt Yarrington
Matt Yarrington Class of 2004
Air Force, 5 Years
Currently attending graduate school. Will begin pilot training in 2010.
Steve Sweet
Steve Sweet Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years
Served for 4 years USN Hospital Corpsman in Charleston, SC Naval Hospital. USAF Officer, 1980-92 in Air Weapons Controller /Soc. Actions fields, AK, SC, Saudi, Holland and Wy. US Army Guard, AK Inspector General, COL. retire in Aug 2011.
Tom Horner
Tom Horner Class of 1956
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted 1956 - Retired 1985. Colonel, Armor.

Classmates Spotlight

Acalanes High School Classmates

Daisy Arenas
Class of '79

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