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

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Honored Military Alumni

'Riley' Pride
'Riley' Pride Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years
Captain, 1st Infantry Division
Alexander Crandall
Alexander Crandall Class of 2003
Air Force, 8 Years
Munitions Systems Inspector
Boyd F. Kemsley
Boyd F. Kemsley Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years
served two years in viet nam as an Electrican first year and on a Duster Tank (Ball of Fire) the second 10 months
Craig McPherson
Craig McPherson Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Meteorologist (weather man) and support 12 space shuttle missions during the launch from Florida in case of abort during launch. For these missions I was either in Zaragosa, Spain, Banjul, The Gambia, or Morocco.
Curt Pritchard
Curt Pritchard Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
173rd airborne 503 Recon Central Highlands Vietnam 68-70
Curtis Pritchard
Curtis Pritchard Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
173rd airborne/central highlands/Nam
Daniel R. Cowden
Daniel R. Cowden Class of 1966
Army, 7 Years
Served two tours in Vietnam first tour as a Lt. in the Army's Green Berets and the second tour as a Captain senior advisor to a VN Ranger Battalion.
Daniel R. Cowden
Daniel R. Cowden Class of 1966
Army, 7 Years
Two tours in Vietnam as a Lieutenant in the Green Berets and as a Captain with the 4th VN Mobile Ranger Battalion.
Doris Almanza De La Huerta
Doris Almanza De La Huerta Class of 1981
Air Force, 3 Years
Served from 1983-1986
Gilbert P. Ruby
Gilbert P. Ruby Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 8 Years
O311, First to Fight, First to Die!!! Relisted to air wing. Was a Rost About and did everything to the planes. Mainly Lauched the planes.
JERALD M ECKMAN Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 28 years on Active duty. Retired Naval Officer.
Navy, 20+ Years
Currently serving in the middle east
John spoentgen
John spoentgen Class of 1983
Navy, 15 Years
Primary duty was to train and administer reservist, and ensure they we're mobilization ready. Attached to VP94, anti sub warfare squadron and various Navmarcorrescens in fl, pa, and la
Josiah Durham
Josiah Durham Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years
Leonard perez
Leonard perez Class of 2008
Navy, 2 Years
Joined after high school
Michael D. McCombs, Sr.
Michael D. McCombs, Sr. Class of 1968
Army, 10 Years
Special Forces, Served in VietNam
Mike Garrett
Mike Garrett Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
23 yrs service. Stationed in Great Falls Montana (twice), Phoenix Arizona, Hahn Germany, San Antonio Texas, and Albuquerque New Mexico. Spent 4 yrs as an Admin Clerk and 19 yrs as a Training and Education Manager.
Patrick Kile
Patrick Kile Class of 1986
Army, 6 Years
army medic, Desert Storm
Patrick Kile
Patrick Kile Class of 1986
Army, 6 Years
combat medic, Desert Storm, 690TH Med co., air ambulance.
Patrick Wright
Patrick Wright Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
Communications Specialist. Passed away June 1997 from exposure to Agent Orange while in South Viet Nam. Remembered in VVMF.ORG

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Buena High School Classmates

Dotti Stuart
Class of '63

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School News

Buena High 1964 Class Reunion August 15, 2014

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