Branham High School Alumni

San Jose, California (CA)

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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

alex maagdenberg
alex maagdenberg
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

1968-1971 spec 4
David Flatray
David Flatray
Class of 1988
Army, 21 Years

A total of 21 years of service. Retired from Active Duty as a Sergeant First Class in the Field Artillery at Fort Bragg, NC. Combat service in Operation Desert Storm (1991); Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2004, 2005-2006).
David Learned
David Learned
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served from 1986-2006. 86-88 Raf Upper Heyford England, 88-90 Williams AFB AZ, 90-94 Luke AFB AZ, 94-97 Seymour Johnson AFB NC, 97-2000 Kadena AB Okinawa, 2000-2006 Seymour Johnson AFB NC.
David Mark Gutierrez
David Mark Gutierrez
Class of 1976
Air Force, 4 Years

U-2 Crew Chief, 9th OMS Beale AFB, 14 months TDY to OSAN AB, South Korea.
Dimas Martinez
Dimas Martinez
Class of 1984
Army, 7 Years

Dimas Is Currently serving in Tallil, Iraq IN the 1-185th IN, Combat security. He could use your support his address is:
Martinez, Dimas (no rank, please)
A Co. 1/186 IN 41 IBCT Task Force Guardian
Camp Adder, Tallil, Iraq
APO: AE 09331
Dimas Martinez
Dimas Martinez
Class of 1984
Army, 7 Years

Currently in te 186th IN DIV, will be going to Iraq On Apris the 6th for one year tour of duty. Dimas is a Sgt. and a team leader. His job is Infantry and he loves the front line and serving his Country and his fellow Infantry men.
Dimas Martinez
Dimas Martinez
Class of 1984
Army, 6 Years

U.S. Army Infantry
Gary Barbin
Gary Barbin
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 6 Years

1st Marine Division/ Infantry 0331 Machine Gunner Camp Pendleton, CA.
Gary L. Travis
Gary L. Travis
Class of 1974
Army, 9 Years

Germany from Stuttgart to Czech border in 1980 and 1981 (visited Dachau; was Unit Training NCO); all over the USA - Louisiana, Washington State, Texas (they put me in charge of a reception for 5-star Gen. Omar Bradley), New Jersey...USMC Amphibious Assault School near San Diego in '75 was ever so much fun - the dolphins were way cool, saw taping of Bob Hope Show at USAF Academy and helped put out a fire atop Cheyenne Mountain NORAD HQ; Korean DMZ near Panmunjom where people were killed and wounded in 1976 despite what you didn't hear on the news...I have a VFW membership card as proof.
Greg Swift
Greg Swift
Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years

Strike Fighter Squadron - F/A-18C Engine, Fuel Systems
Jean Reagan Waters
Jean Reagan Waters
Class of 1974
Air Force, 24 Years

8 years active, mostly to School of Aerospace Medicine, San Antonio, 16 years reserve
John Cleesattel
John Cleesattel
Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years

April 1975 - April 1981 Air Traffic Controller, Base Ops, and AFCNF.
Leilani Siaki
Leilani Siaki
Class of 1976
Army, 10 Years

Nurse Scientist/Nurse Practitioner
Lisa Thomas Sims
Lisa Thomas Sims
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

USN retired
Richard Castrillon
Richard Castrillon
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

US Submarine Service
Richard Castrillon
Richard Castrillon
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarines
Rick Beeson
Rick Beeson
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Pilot/Instructor in the P-3, S-2, T-44, T34, Huey, Jet Ranger, T-2, A-4. CNC in Rota, Spain, Lajez, Azores, Sigonella, Cicily, Suda Bay, Crete, Montevedeo, Uruguay, Quito, Ecuador, Brunswick, ME, Jacksonville, FL, and New Orleans, LA. Retired in 1994
Robert Wallace (Bob)
Robert Wallace (Bob)
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

1982 - 2007
Castle AFB (CA)
RAF Lakenheath (UK)
McConnell AFB (KS)
Howard AFB (Panama/Operation Just Cause)
Desert Storm (SA)
RAF Lakenheath (UK)
United Nations (UNPROFOR)
Howard AFB (Panama)
Osan AB (Korea)
Grand Forks (ND)
IRQ Freedom (SA/IRQ)
Osan AB/7AF (Korea)
Ryan Hixson
Ryan Hixson
Class of 2006
National Guard, 7 Years

Operation Enduring Freedom 2013-2014.
Shane Sisler
Shane Sisler
Class of 1974
Army, 4 Years

Ranger 1/75th LLRP...223rd MP det Ft Clayton Panama

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Tonia Esposito
Class of '94

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Our Branham 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 Branham High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in San Jose are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!