Buena High School Alumni

Ventura, 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!

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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
Carlton S. Campbell
Carlton S. Campbell
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

I was in the U.S.N.R. & the U.S.A.F. First as a navy airframe & hydro Mech. I the U.S.A.F. I was an Security Policeman & S.A.M.T. U. /
C.A.T.M. Instructor & Field Maintenance overseas. I retired and am currently living in Thailand since 1996. Life is an adventure and good. I believe in keeping a 'balance' in my life & lifestyle. I believe in 'goodwill'.
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
JERALD M ECKMAN
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 28 years on Active duty. Retired Naval Officer.
JERALD MICHAEL ECKMAN
JERALD MICHAEL ECKMAN
Class of 1987
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

1ST SPECIAL FORCES GROUP, FT. LEWIS, WA.
INTELLIGENCE ANALYST
Ken Rinehart
Ken Rinehart
Class of 1978
Navy, 6 Years

Data Systems Specialist Troubleshooting, reparing, testing large mainframe computers, microcomputers, IBM Punch Card machines, large printers, 3 1/2, 5 1/4, 8 inch flppy drives
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
Michael Hill
Michael Hill
Class of 1966
Army, 26 Years

Enlisted in active duty 1968, OCS in 1977, retired from Reserves in 2007 as LTC, Armor Branch.
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
Robert Emory
Robert Emory
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Huey and Blackhawk Crewchief
Steve Wright
Steve Wright
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Communications Specialist
Thomas Sunken
Thomas Sunken
Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years

A company 2/327th Infantry Regiment(No Slack), 101st Airborne.
Todd M. Woodward
Todd M. Woodward
Class of 1998
Army, 2 Years

SP4, M1 Abram Tank Mechanic served in Kawait with the 3/7 CAV. Died Sept. 2000 non service related auto accident.
Tommy Hawks
Tommy Hawks
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 4 Years

I served with A Co 1/7 from 1983 to 1987
Walter (Wally) Terry
Walter (Wally) Terry
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Sgt. AGE Technician
Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, 68-69
366th TFW Da Nang Viet Nam 69-70
ICBM Bird Watchers , Hill AFB, UT 70-71
Weston Anderson
Weston Anderson
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Mustang - enlisted and officer 27+ years. 22 Feb 1978 to 1 May 2005. E-1 to O-5. Aerographer's Mate - Airman to First Class (E-6). Enlisted Commissioning Program 83-86. OCS Commission 26 Sep 1986. Surface Warfare Officer then Meteorology and Oceanography Officer. Numerous shore, ship, Admiral Staff assignments. Numerous foreign assignment, deployment, and travel locations.

Classmates Spotlight

Buena High School Classmates

Dawn Eyler
Class of '84

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School News

Buena High School, Class of 1969 Ventura, CA

Reunion, happening Aug 24th, 2019
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Our Buena 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 Buena High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Ventura are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!