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

Allen T. Smith
Allen T. Smith Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
Veterinary Food Inspection 1968-1971
Angel Espino
Angel Espino Class of 2001
Navy, 8 Years
Aviation Ordnance man
Bonnie Martinez
Bonnie Martinez Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years
91C - Medical Specialist with the 21st Evacuation Hosptial. Stationed in Ft. Hood, Texas.
Carlos Estrada
Carlos Estrada Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years
Air force
Charles L. (Chuck) Gant Jr.
Charles L. (Chuck) Gant Jr. Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years
28 years of service as an officer and aviator. Tours of duty: Viet Nam, Korea, Europe, Middle East, and US. Retired in 1997.
David Alvarez
David Alvarez Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF Security Police, Security Forces. Entered the USAF in 1986 in Security Police career field. Retired in 2006 from Security Forces. During my time, did several tours in Southwest Asia, Europe, S. Korea and Cuba.
Diego Marquez
Diego Marquez Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years
USS Kitty Hawk, Operation Desert Storm. 1900-1994
Donald G Morgan
Donald G Morgan Class of 1968
Navy, 6 Years
Aviation Structural Mechanic Hydraulics. Helicopter Attack Light Squadron Three Seawolves(IHighest decorated unit in Viet Nam)
elibero sandoval
elibero sandoval Class of 1991
Navy, 18 Years
I am a culinary speciallist(cook) and have the honor to be a submariner all my naval career. I have serve all around in this beautiful country and around the world. At the time being, I am training at Ft. Lewis, WA to do a tour in Iraq. I am very proud to serve my country and I thank you for supporting our troops(soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines), not the war. My heart often aches when i see our guys not coming home, for their families(like mine) ofthen pray for their return. Thank you for your time and I am very proud to be from the best school in the whole world, keep us in your prayers. Sincerely, eli sandoval
eliberto sandoval
eliberto sandoval Class of 1991
Navy, 18 Years
Active duty since 10 June 1991. I am a culinary artist(cook) and a proud submariner. Currently I am going through training at Ft. Lewis, WA in preparation to spent a tour(one year) in Iraq. I thank you for supporting our troops on the ground in harms way, eventhough we might not agree with the situation, do keep us in your prayers. Above all, I am very proud to call BEL AIR HIGH my school, best in all world.
Ernie Green Murff
Ernie Green Murff Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Viet Nam July 1966 to August 1968 KUH 34 Helicopter crew chief
Frank Thomas
Frank Thomas Class of 1978
Army, 14 Years
US Army Signal Corps Officer. Stations include Fort Gordon, GA; Kitzingen, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Camp Roberts, CA and Dallas TX
Gemma Looez
Gemma Looez Class of 1995
Army, 14 Years
Have been stationed in Ft. Huachuca, Ft. Drum, Ft. Bliss, Ft. Hood Ft. Sill and South Korea. Been deployed to Iraq and had the privilege of being a Drill Sergeant!
Hilario "Larry" rubalcaba
Hilario "Larry" rubalcaba Class of 1966
Army, 10 Years
Was in the US Army Security Agency Stationed in Berlin for 3 years. Was in Air Defense Artillery Stationed in Grafenwoehr Germany for 3 years. The other 4 years were in military training, and schools in the states.
Jake Ortiz
Jake Ortiz Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years
Has been deployed 3 times, and is currently at Iraq. He is a loving husband, and father.
James Barrack
James Barrack Class of 1966
Air Force, 10 Years
Served 2 years in Navy Reserve and 8 years of Active Duty in the Air Force. Spent 5 years stationed at Yokota AB just outside of Tokyo.
Jesus N. Perez
Jesus N. Perez Class of 1981
Army, 15 Years
Communication Specialist Station in Germany for about 10 Years. FT Bliss Tx, FT Ord Ca aquired E-5 (P). Followed with 3 Years Reserves in Spokane Washington, Rio Rancho New Mexico Attained E-6 Grade. Finished my military service Honorably
Jesus Ortiz
Jesus Ortiz Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years
Air Force Crew Chief
JOE PINA Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years
John Bracken
John Bracken Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years
Indirect Infantry train in Ft.Benning,Ga.

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