Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Amos Salas
Amos Salas
Class of 1997
Army, 6 Years

Combat Medic in the Army currently stationed in Hawaii.
Brittany Clark (Gardner)
Brittany Clark (Gardner)
Class of 2001
Air Force, 2 Years

Air Force Personnelist. Worked for the commanders of my squadrons at Hill AFB and Dyess AFB. Worked with a 1 star general during Salt Lake Olympics.
Christina Burdash
Christina Burdash
Class of 1987
Army, 6 Years

Served in Germany during Desert Storm developing and printing those awesome bomb damage photos they loved to show on CNN; "Shock and Awe!" Germany is also where I married my wonderful combat photographer husband who has put up with me all of these years, AMAZING!
Went on to serve with NATO forces in Italy in support of the Bosnia Herzegovina conflict.
Then to sunny California where I had the privilege of editing motion picture film of rocket launches and test aircraft.
Cory D. Sant
Cory D. Sant
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

Serving as a Submarine Independent Duty Hospital Corpsman onboar USS TENNESSEE SSBN 734 (Gold) in Kings Bay, Georgia.
Dale Schaffer
Dale Schaffer
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired in 2001, served at multiple locations
Dale Schaffer
Dale Schaffer
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Crew Chief on C-5 Galaxy then cross-trained into the Avionics career field, I then worked on B-52s, KC-135s, F-4 and F-16 aircraft. I retired in 2001 as a MSgt
Dan Powell
Dan Powell
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

Contracts Officer, served in Spokane, WA, Richmond, VA and Jeddah, SA
Don Cook
Don Cook
Class of 1978
Air Force, 4 Years

Crew Cheif/SAR Teams
Donald Terry
Donald Terry
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

US Air Force for four years (Security Police)
US Air Force Reserves for six years (Air Cargo Specialist)
US Army for 18 years ( Military Police, Counterintelligence)
Douglas K. Cowdin
Douglas K. Cowdin
Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years

Air Traffic Controller
Ed Clough
Ed Clough
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Machinist Mate on USS Kitty Hawk, CVA 63, aircraft carrier conduting operations in Viet Nam 1965-1966
Edward Stuart
Edward Stuart
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 21+ years service as MSgt (E-7). Stationed in Michigan and Montana with remote tour in Korea. Deployed to Bosnia. Honored to have served.
Emily (Aleiwe)  Dominguez
Emily (Aleiwe) Dominguez
Class of 2003
Navy, 5 Years

Two years as an undesignated airman. One year of training. Two years as an Aircrew Survival Equipmentman.
Gabriel (A.J.) Wasnuk
Gabriel (A.J.) Wasnuk
Class of 1999
Air Force, 6 Years

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician stationed here at Hill AFB. Our civillian counterpart would be law enforcement Bomb Squad.
Gary Ballingham
Gary Ballingham
Class of 1971
Army, 7 Years

Served as Military Police in Mannheim, Germany, Denver, Co, and at Dugway Proving Grounds in Utah.
Gary Smith
Gary Smith
Class of 1971
Air Force, 10 Years

Flight line Security Policeman
Gary W. Mark
Gary W. Mark
Class of 1964
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

U.S Coast Guard Reserves
Jack Toll
Jack Toll
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

He retired from the U.S. Navy Reserves with 22 years of service in 2007. He had the wonderful opportunity to travel to many places in his 22 year career like, Greece, Germany, France, Texas, Hawaii, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Alabama, New Orleans, Washington, & California.
Jared Copeny
Jared Copeny
Class of 1996
Army, 5 Years

Ft Stewart 3yrs 19 k.... Ft Bragg 2 yrs 68 R
Jeff M. Garrison
Jeff M. Garrison
Class of 1988
Air Force, 6 Years

EOD!
Jeff Rogers
Jeff Rogers
Class of 1997
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in USAF May 2001-October 2005. I was stationed at Hill AFB, UT and Eielson AFB, AK. I also deployed to Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan in 2004. I was able to support the 2002 Winter Olympic Games with combat air patrols with F-16s.
Johnny Miera
Johnny Miera
Class of 1983
Air Force, 10 Years

LUKE AFB, GLENDALE, AZ. DESERT STORM 1. KEFLAVIK ICELAND. N.O.R.A.D. CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN, COLORADO.
Joseph Mortensen
Joseph Mortensen
Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years

Joseph Mortensen is currently stationed at Katterbach, Germany. He enlisted in October of 2011 as an Air Traffic Controller. His first duty station was K-16, Korea.
Larry Mickelson
Larry Mickelson
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Launch & Recovery technican Duty stations include --Chu Lai,Viet Nam -- El Toro Air Station So. Cal. & Quantico Va.
Lloyd L Togisala
Lloyd L Togisala
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

US Military Officer
Michael Todd Pendleton
Michael Todd Pendleton
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Started AF Res at Hill, AFB at 419 CAIMS.
Joined US Navy in 1987, tours of duty USS Worden, Pearl Harbor, HI; VAQ-140 aboard USS Eisenhower; VX-5/9,China Lake, CA; USS Abraham Lincoln, CA & WA; VFA-122, Lemoore, CA; VFA-41; VFA-102, Atsugi, Japan; CPRW-10, Whidbey Island, WA; VP-46; CVWPEAWS; VAQ-209. Ranks SRA - SSGT & Seaman Apprentice - CPO. Commissioned 2007, CWO2 - CWO4. Due to retire Dec 2016 with 30 years active duty service.
Mike Collett
Mike Collett
Class of 1962
Navy, 5 Years

Navy Pilot, Served throughout the Pacific and VietNam
MIKE JENSEN
MIKE JENSEN
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Vietnam , 1969. US Army 1966-1969, 1983-2000. Medical Corps, Military Intelligence Bn.
Richard Christensen
Richard Christensen
Class of 2006
National Guard, 2 Years

Currently serving in Iraq.
Richard Christensen
Richard Christensen
Class of 2006
Army, 4 Years

After being a member of the Army National Guard since 2005, Richard plans to attend ROTC at Weber State University to become a commissioned officer of the U.S. Army
Robert Kash Draayer
Robert Kash Draayer
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Colonel, Aerospace Defense Command, Space Command, Air Force Material Command
Robert Lessey
Robert Lessey
Class of 1973
Army, 8 Years

Served as a Field Artillery Officer from Jan 1982 to Dec 1984 in Bamberg Germany. was the stationed at Ft. Lewis, Wa from 1985 until 1990 when I got out of the service.
Roger J Butler
Roger J Butler
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Roger server 34 total years with the military. Part-time and full time.
Ronald D Pickett
Ronald D Pickett
Class of 1964
Coast Guard, 7 Years

Engineman USS Dexter Coast Guard Cutter. Stationed at Government Island California
Sarah Alder
Sarah Alder
Class of 1999
Army, 8 Years

Operation Noble Eagle (ONE)
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
Scott Heyden
Scott Heyden
Class of 1987
Navy, 8 Years

Nuclear Machinist's Mate, Trident submarines. QA NAVIMFAC, Pearl Harbor.
Scott S. Tulane
Scott S. Tulane
Class of 1986
Air Force, 12 Years

Master Instructor, Diagnostic Imaging Apprentice Course, Sheppard AFB, TX
NCOIC, Diagnostic Imaging, Langley AFB, Va
Staff Technologist, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, Tx
Scott Sevy
Scott Sevy
Class of 1972
Air Force Reserves, 6 Years

Jet Mechanic, Crew Chief of a F105
Sean Stephens
Sean Stephens
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Combat Engineer and Diesel Mechanic. I served in Frankfurt, Germany (before the wall came down) and Fort Ord, California. (before it closed to become a casino)
Stanley G. Jensen
Stanley G. Jensen
Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years

I served as a M.A. (Police Officer), Store Keeper (Supply Clerk), and as a I.T. (Computer Tech.) I wanted to serve many more years. However, my health wouldn't permit it.

Classmates Spotlight

Bonneville High School Classmates

Anna Muir
Class of '91

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School News

Curtis S. Ward, Senior Class Vice Pres. 1970

Standard Examiner had obituary; died of pneumonia on May 11, 2016
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Our Bonneville High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Bonneville High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Ogden are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!