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

brad nordin
brad nordin Class of 1977
Air Force, 8 Years
Worked within the Administration field, I spent most of my time in overseas locations, from Guam, to Belgium.
Brian Groves
Brian Groves Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
22 years Army service working as a Satellite Systems Operator/Repairer. Served overseas 6 years in Okinawa, Japan, Germany, and Belgium. Deployed for First Gulf War with Iraq, and the Bosnia Conflict.
Dennis Grosenbach
Dennis Grosenbach Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
PHOTO REPAIRMAN RF-4s, F-105s & SR-71
Don Snider
Don Snider Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Retired December 2010
Doug Briggs
Doug Briggs Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
I retired from the Navy in 1991 after 26 years. I Enlisted in the Navy in July 1965.
Doug Briggs
Doug Briggs Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
After 26 years in the Navy, I retired as a Data System Technician (Computer Maint).
Doug Parsons
Doug Parsons Class of 1965
Navy, 3 Years
Doug was a medic assigned with the Marines and was killed in action at Ke Sanh
Gary Kloberdans
Gary Kloberdans Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years
Germany Vietnam
George Beard
George Beard Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years
Sgt. E-5, U.S. Army Military Police, served in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland, DaNang S. Vietnam, Ft. Carson, CO, Colorado Springs.
Georgette Marshall Isbell
Georgette Marshall Isbell Class of 1990
Navy, 5 Years
I seved 18 months overseas, commissioned the John C. Stennis CVN 74, and spent almost 2 years putting people in schools
harold colaizzi
harold colaizzi Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
U.S. Navy (E-5 supply). 2 years in the Phillipines and 2 tours of Viet Nam service.
Hugh Mikael Downey
Hugh Mikael Downey Class of 1987
Army, 15 Years
Served from 1992 to 2007. Is currently Medically retired from the ARMY from injureis recieved In Iraq.
Jeff Bonde
Jeff Bonde Class of 1996
Army, 20+ Years
20 long and ultimately glorious years served in the US Army; now the long haul in the Lord's Army.
Joe Johnson
Joe Johnson Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Served as an Adviser to Vietnamese Police Forces
John Blanton
John Blanton Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years
Submarine Nuclear Electronics Technicial
John Pownell
John Pownell Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Air Traffic Controller. Veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Retired as Senior Chief Petty Officer
Joleen Gomez
Joleen Gomez Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Stationed in Hawaii
Joleen Gomez
Joleen Gomez Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Ordnance
joseph johnson
joseph johnson Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
adviser 2 yrs, armor 15 yrs, chem operations 3 yr recruiting 4 yrs.
Kevin Merrills
Kevin Merrills Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years
work smarter not harder

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Arvada West High School Classmates

George Purcelley
Class of '83

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