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

Aaron Beard
Aaron Beard Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years
NCO of the Marine Corps
Alan L. Wise
Alan L. Wise Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered the USAF in July 1975 and retired July 2005. Served five years in the administrative career field before retraining into the legal services (paralegal) career field. Rose through the enlisted ranks to the grade of Chief Master Sergeant. Assignments included Chanute AFB, IL, Clark AB, Republic of the Phillippines, Tinker AFB, OK, RAF Lakenheath, UK, RAF Mildenhall, UK, Wurtsmith AFB, MI, Randolph AFB, TX, Nellis AFB, NV, Hickam AFB, HI, and Bolling AFB, DC. Final assignment was as the Command Paralegal Manager for the Air Force Legal Services Agency.
Alvaro Maldonado
Alvaro Maldonado Class of 2000
Army, 9 Years
Served 9 years in the US Army with 2 tours to Iraq
Amanda Williams
Amanda Williams Class of 1993
Air Force, 4 Years
Security Forces
Brenda G Sullivan
Brenda G Sullivan Class of 1999
Air Force, 7 Years
Served 7 yrs active duty service
Christina Coy
Christina Coy Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Medical Lab Tech, Member AF Bowling Team
Craig Tyson
Craig Tyson Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years
Still on active duty. Deployed to Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Multiple Med and SW Asia Deployments. started out enlisted and obtained commission in 2000; currently LCDR.
Dan Reddy Jalos
Dan Reddy Jalos Class of 1998
Air Force, 9 Years
Entered the USAF in 1998 and still currently serving on active duty as an Air Force Technical Sergeant in the Communications & Computer Operations career field. Assignments included Mountain Home AFB, ID, Tinker AFB, OK, and upcoming assignment to Travis AFB, CA. Woohoo! Served overseas doing counterdrug operations in Manta AB, Ecuador in South America, 3 tours in the Middle East at Bagram AB, Afghanistan and twice at Al Udeid AB, Qatar in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
DAVID EDWARDS Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Travis AFB mid 65 to mid 68, then Naha AB Okinawa mid 68 to mid 69. Mechanic on C133B's
David Stanley
David Stanley Class of 1960
Navy, 6 Years
Two tours Southeast Asia, Served aboard USS Midway, now permanently docked in San Diego.
David Williams
David Williams Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years
Was a combat engineering officer, Green Beret, paratrooper
David Williams
David Williams Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years
Infantry platoon officer, attached to 7 th Special Forces Group (Green Berets), paratrooper, combat engineer, Fort Jackson, Fort Benning, Fort Bragg.
Davonna (Stoner) Armijo
Davonna (Stoner) Armijo Class of 1992
Army, 12 Years
Gulf War to OIF II & lots in between...
Don "Deej" Finger
Don "Deej" Finger Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years
Submariner: USS Los Angeles (SSN-688), USS Omaha (SSN-692), USS Annapolis (SSN-760), NSTCP, Naval Submarine School (Instructor)
Donnie Ellis
Donnie Ellis Class of 1992
Army, 6 Years
Served in Special Operations on Multiple Rotations to both Iraq and Afghanistan. Has served since 2002.
Etta Thompson
Etta Thompson Class of 1979
Air Force, 5 Years
Law Enforcement Specialist
Fred Yentz
Fred Yentz Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
After completing Basic Training at Lackland AFB, TX in 1965, PCS'd to Vandenberg AFB, CA as a Medical Lab Specialist at the base hospital. Honorably discharged January 1969, having obtained an MT national license.
Gary Conder
Gary Conder Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Last assignment was with AFSOUTH in Naples, IT
Gerald Lightfoot  (Gerry)
Gerald Lightfoot (Gerry) Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Submariner, serving of FBM submarines, (Boomer's) Retired 1998. Currently working at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, WA
Greg Eastom
Greg Eastom Class of 1982
Navy, 6 Years
Served as a Hospital Corpsman at Naval Hospital Orlando Fla, FMF Corpsman with the USMC at 2/1 Camp Pendleton Ca, and as ships company Corpsman on the USS Fort Fisher LSD 40.

Classmates Spotlight

Atwater High School Classmates

Judy Brock
Class of '70

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