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

Honored Military Alumni

Adamson M. Castaneda
Adamson M. Castaneda Class of 1978
Navy, 11 Years
Fire Controlman 2nd Class. Served from 1982 - 1993 on USS Berkeley DDG-15 and USS Lake Champlain CG-57 (Plank Owner). Deployed on 3 Overseas Tours.
Edward G. Goldberg
Edward G. Goldberg Class of 1962
Navy, 19 Years
Nas Memphis 1962-1963, AEW Barsronpac Barbers Point, HI. VQ 1 Atsugi Japan 1963-1965, VA-95 Nas lemoore CA., NAS Alemeda 1966-1969, NAS North Island, 1969-1970, FASU DaNang Vietnam vet 70-71, VP-31 NAS Moffet Field CA. 1970-1976, USS Ranger 1976-1978, NAS Moffett Field 1978-1981
Emery Barnes
Emery Barnes Class of 1982
Army Reserves, 8 Years
Army reserve for 8 years, served a communication specialist with the rank E4
Fernando M. Rodriguez
Fernando M. Rodriguez Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Retired after 33 years of service in the Active Duty and Reserves, started as a PFC and retired as a LTC. MSG Carter and SFC James were my role models, great men!!!
Gerald (Jerry) Dieter Griffin
Gerald (Jerry) Dieter Griffin Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years
Retired as Brigadier General,Medical Corps,US Army,after 41 1/2 years,22 as Active Duty, ~20 in the USAR.....4 war-time deployments.....
James Collie Knight
James Collie Knight Class of 1943
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Served 30 years, Retired as Captain (0-6)
Joe Williams
Joe Williams Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years
Air Defense Artillery, Nike Hercules West Germany
Kenneth "Ed" Campbell
Kenneth "Ed" Campbell Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Air craft crew chief, March AFB, Barksdale AFB, Okinawa and Thiland 1966-1970
Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Avionics Tech, 1968-1972
Mike Cole
Mike Cole Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years
Kaiserslautern, Germany 1962-65. Armor crewman 7th U.S. Army.
Ric Menjivar
Ric Menjivar Class of 1967
Air Force, 3 Years
Crew Chief on F-4 Phantom Jet. DaNang, Vietnam, Class of '70
Richard Bonnardel
Richard Bonnardel Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
was Crew Chief AF 2 aircraft 1966 to 1968
Steve V Lavezzo
Steve V Lavezzo Class of 1959
Army, 2 Years
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Classmates Spotlight

Balboa High School Classmates

Alicia Phillips
Class of '95

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Classical Reunions

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