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

Alan Shinn
Alan Shinn Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years
Candyce Dragan
Candyce Dragan Class of 1970
Army, 4 Years
Vietnam era veteran
Cindy Lyons (Shields)
Cindy Lyons (Shields) Class of 1976
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
As a Combat Medic I earned "Soldier of the Year" for E-4 & below. I also taught CPR, etc. Went on to become a Heavy Wheeled Driver and Instructor. Have been on many, many long distance convoys across the USA. I earn a driver's badge for my efforts. I am 90% disabled with the VA & 70% with the Army. No combat time.
David Escalera
David Escalera Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
USMC 30 yrs. In every clime and place. Semper Fi
Douglas Cole
Douglas Cole Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Infantry sgt, 1st cavalry div, Vietnam, 1968-1970.
Fred Thomas
Fred Thomas Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Elecgtronic Warfare Technician 66-70 1 year Keesler AFB, MS 1 year Edwards AFB, CA 1 year Tan Son Nhut AFB, Saigon Vietnam 1 year George AFB, CA
Henry Granados
Henry Granados Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Served as a Logistics Specialist in the US ARMY. Deployed to Iraq twice and served in Korea as well as in Germany. Earned Bronze Star as a Logistic Advisor to Iraqi forces during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
John Holloway
John Holloway Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
Vietnam Era Veteran. 4 years in the Navy, with one on the NATO Base in Iceland and 3 on the U.S.S. Kitty Hawk CV-63
Ken Auzenne
Ken Auzenne Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
still serving
Kristine (Gailey) Scarber
Kristine (Gailey) Scarber Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Combat correspondent, media liaison while forward deployed, Newspaper editor in garrison. media analyst, developed strategic communications themes in order to ensure America continues to love their Corps
Lanny Hathaway
Lanny Hathaway Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years
Joined the navy right out of high school. Went through different navy schools and became a hospital corpsman attached to the marine coprs. Went to Vienam and was wounded by morter rounds in the quang tri province (Mutters Ridge). Med evacuated and got out after a few months in the hospital.
Leo Pettinato
Leo Pettinato Class of 1976
Navy, 5 Years
Served Proudly aboard the USS Ranger CV61 3yrs and aboard the USS Enterprise CVN65 2yrs Aviation Fuels Flight Deck Supervisor Aviation Structual Mechanic Honorable Discharge
Lew Nelson
Lew Nelson Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Medic, Vietnam, 1968
Marton Lick
Marton Lick Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Tactical Communication chief and platoon Sgt.
Michael Thomson
Michael Thomson Class of 1989
Navy, 5 Years
Hospital Corpsman for the Navy, and Field Corpsman for the Marine Corps.
Nathaniel (Nat) Farmer
Nathaniel (Nat) Farmer Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
Did 20+ and retired in Everett WA
Nelson Christian Fertig (Chris)
Nelson Christian Fertig (Chris) Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Vietnam 1966-1967
Peter Geldard
Peter Geldard Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years
Served as a sensor operator on board a P3-C Orion aircraft.
Tomas Garcia
Tomas Garcia Class of 1989
Navy, 12 Years
Hospital Corpsman with the Marines. Enjoying my yearly vacations to Iraq. Now waiting for new destination AFGANISTAN!!
Wayne P. Taylor
Wayne P. Taylor Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Joined 12/65 Damage Controlman, 3 WESTPAC Tours, Liquid Cargo team USS Guadalupe AO32 Discharged 12/69

Classmates Spotlight

Arroyo High School Classmates

David Dawson
Class of '74

Alumni Stories

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School News

Jennifer "Jenny" Hamm -- class of '69 -- obituary

Jennifer "Jenny" Hamm (Feinstein), Class of ’69, suddenly passed away on September 10, 2010...
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