Arvada High School Alumni

Arvada, Colorado (CO)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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

David Schroeder
David Schroeder
Class of 1983
Army, 3 Years

Persian Gulf veteran served with the 24th Infantry as a Calvary Scout
Donald W Grothendick
Donald W Grothendick
Class of 1970
Navy, 14 Years

I was in the US Nay as a Dental Tech for 4 years. Then changed to a Tradevsman for 10 years. I was Discharged with a Disability and now ib=n a Wheelchair.
Doug Keeler
Doug Keeler
Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years

Served at Fort Riley, KS (1993-1997), Fort Hood TX (1997-2001) w/4 months in Kuwait (1999), Shreveport, LA (2001-2003), Kuwait (2003-2004), Fort Leavenworth, KS (2004-2006), Fort Carson, CO (2006-2010) (w/6 months in Iraq 2006-2007 and 10 months in Afghanistan 2009-2010), Stuttgart, Germany (2010-2013), en-route to Norfolk, VA (2013)
Eric Knechtel
Eric Knechtel
Class of 1985
Navy, 2 Years

Naval Air Station, New Orleans, LA
Eric Saindon
Eric Saindon
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years

1965 Camp Pendelton, Ca. 1966, 1967 Vietnam, 1968 Camp Lejune, NC.
Gerald (Gerry) Hines
Gerald (Gerry) Hines
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Served in the 1st Infantry Division in Viet nam 1965-1966. Served in Korea from 1963-1964 in 7th Div Artillery.
Greer, Christopher A
Greer, Christopher A
Class of 1991
Air Force, 16 Years

Aircraft Mechanic
HONDO UNDERWOOD
HONDO UNDERWOOD
Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 8 Years

4421 LEGAL SERVICE SPECIALIST, WORKING WITH LEGAL OFFICERS OF VARIOUS RANKS INCLUDING COLONELS.
James Christian
James Christian
Class of 1970
Navy, 26 Years

Retired 1974 as PHCS. Served aboard USS Nimitz, USS Enterprise, USS McKee, USS Blue Ridge, VX-5 and VX-9, FICPAC, NAS JRB NOLA.
John Cozad
John Cozad
Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years

Nuclear Power Plant Mechanic on Submarines
Stationed aboard the USS BARB & USS GEORGIA.
Kelly Gilliland
Kelly Gilliland
Class of 1990
Navy, 10 Years

Active duty for 10 years and not teaching military in San Diego
Ken Sack
Ken Sack
Class of 1981
Coast Guard, 8 Years

Served 5 yrs active duty the rest reserves. Spent two yrs in Hawaii and three yrs at Humbolt bay Ca.
Lance Lehrkind
Lance Lehrkind
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Radioman 2nd Class on board an old WWII Destroyer off the coast of Vietnam. Served 3 deployments 1967 1968 1969.
Leonard (Jr.) Shields Jr.
Leonard (Jr.) Shields Jr.
Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years

Served As a PLL/TAMMS Clerk as well as a unit supply specialist. 1987 - 1994
2/10th Inf. TRADOC 244th QM Bn. Ft. Leonard Wood Quartermaster HQ Ft. Lee 4/68th Armour Ft. Carson 104th MI Ft. Carson 244th Eng. (CH) 96th ARCOM 5046th USAR School 96th ARCOM
MICHAEL BURKE
MICHAEL BURKE
Class of 1968
Air Force, 5 Years

COMM. SURVEILANCE > ISTANBUL,TAIWAN,VIETNAM
Pete Orr
Pete Orr
Class of 1978
Navy, 5 Years

Naval Nuclear Power School Instructor at NTC Orlando
Robert Gagnon
Robert Gagnon
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam 1968-69 Field Artillelry
Xuan Loc/ Long Bien
Fitzsimons Army Hospital 1969-1970

Classmates Spotlight

Arvada High School Classmates

Vanessa Cain
Class of '77

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School News

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Our Arvada High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Arvada High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Arvada are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!