Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Avondale High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Yellowjackets lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Billy L Jamerson
Billy L Jamerson Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served from 1969 to 1989 as a Aircaft Mechanice Supervisor retired as E-7
bradley goss
bradley goss Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years
was in england in triland
david kleberg
david kleberg Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years
19D cav sct
Emily ONeil
Emily ONeil Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Joined marine corp in 2007
Floyd Schwerin
Floyd Schwerin Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired U.S. Navy Served in.......Yokosuka Japan; Pensacola, FL; Norfolk, VA; San Diego, CA; Virginia Beach, VA
Gary Nicks
Gary Nicks Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Cpl. and a squard leader in a rifle company. 2nd Battalion 4th Marine regiment 3rd Marine Divison.
James (jim) Klein
James (jim) Klein Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
Retired CW3 Aerial delivery tech 5th SF group 82 abn div, XVIII abn corps
James W. Fehlberg
James W. Fehlberg Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Shop supervisor for jet engines.
Jeffrey Morris
Jeffrey Morris Class of 1986
Air Force, 6 Years
USAF- Cannon AFB New Mexico
John F Kukuk
John F Kukuk Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years
Served in the 25th infantry 1968-1970 Spent a year in Vietnam and Cambodia 1969
John S. Williford
John S. Williford Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years
Fire Control Weapons Technician on the USS Barb SSN-596 Nuclear Fast Attack Submarine out of Pearl Harbor, HI
Joseph Gauthier
Joseph Gauthier Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired in 2007 as a Gas Turbine Maintenance Mechanic First Class.
Ken VanHooser
Ken VanHooser Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Camp Pendleton,1st Mar Div, 3rd Battalion 7th Marines,Weapons Company
Kenneth Abbott
Kenneth Abbott Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
Jet Mechanic and P-3 Flight Engineer, Pax River, MD and Brunswick, MD
Larry Falk
Larry Falk Class of 1963
Navy, 6 Years
spent 4 years serving in the Atlantic Fleet spending time in Europe 5 diffent times, then served 2 year inactive. Discharged 1969
Larry Falk
Larry Falk Class of 1963
Navy, 6 Years
Joined the Navy in Aug 1963 - Discharged Aug 1969. Served at San Diego CA, Great Lakes IL and Newport RI .. for the majority of the time was deployed to the Med where I visited France, Spain, Italy, Greece, Sicily.
martha (marti) cutcher mcdaniel
martha (marti) cutcher mcdaniel Class of 1973
Army, 18 Years
Joined the US Army Reserves in 1988. Completed enlisted basic training at Fort Jackson, SC in 1988 Earned combat veteran status after serving during Gulf War in Saudi Arabia in 1991. Received a direct commission into the Army Nurse Corps in 1999 as a First Lieutenant. I am now serving on active duty at Fort Benning, GA "Home of the Infantry." I serve as an 66H8A at Martin Army Community Hospital in the emergency room.
Merrill D. (Rod) Rodman
Merrill D. (Rod) Rodman Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted Hospital Corpsman 1966. Served in Viet Nam 1971. Retired Lieutenant Commander 1986.
Michael Holland
Michael Holland Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years
On Aircraft Carrier USS John F. Kennedy CV-67 Fire Marshal
Ritchie Garrett
Ritchie Garrett Class of 1984
Navy, 4 Years
Radioman 2nd Class Petty Officer Ritchie Garrett. Responsibilities included, reading and sending ship to ship and ship to shore messages ranging from unclassified to top secret. Also responsible for decrypting the incoming and encrypting the outgoing messages.

Classmates Spotlight

Avondale High School Classmates

Mark Cardona
Class of '65

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