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

Bryan Malis
Bryan Malis Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years
Major United States Army. Searving in Iraq. With the 91st Eng
Capt. Philip Poyner
Capt. Philip Poyner Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
1983-1997 Enlisted Weather Forecaster 1997-2006 Weather Officer
Cory Antosh
Cory Antosh Class of 1988
Air Force, 19 Years
1988 - 2000: Enlisted: Communications Systems Maint 2001 - present: Communications Officer I've been stationed in: TX, NC, S. Korea, FL, AZ, Italy, TX, OH. I've deployed to: Kuwait & Iraq
David Howard
David Howard Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Marine for 11 1/2 years, E-5, Navy E-5 8 1/2 years. Two tours Iraq, Operation Desert Storm and Desert Shield, Somali. Disabled veteran from the Gulf War. I toured many countries and my favorite was Argentina.
Dwayne Matheson
Dwayne Matheson Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 2006 after 22 years in the US Air Force
Elizabeth Markus Kelch
Elizabeth Markus Kelch Class of 1984
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years
It was fun & rewarding.
EricEric Cagle cagle
EricEric Cagle cagle Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years
Did 3 deployments 2000- Kosovo 2001-afganastan 2003-2004 Iraq injured 04 by ied currently in las Vegas
Gary Russ
Gary Russ Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Retired 32 years as Engineer COL with tours in U.S., South Korea, Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Germany, Romania, Bulgaria
Gayle (Conrad) Smith
Gayle (Conrad) Smith Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Field Wireman and Admin CamPen, CA; Okinawa; Korea; CamLej NC; Yuma, AZ
Jeff Murray
Jeff Murray Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Minuteman III Missile Maintenance All at Minot AFB, North Dakota
Jim Gibbs
Jim Gibbs Class of 1986
Army, 10 Years
101st Airborne Division , 2nd Ranger Battalion , 75th Ranger Regiment , Fort Campbell , Kentucky , Invasion of Panama 1990 , Iraq 1991 , Afghanastan 2002 , and Iraq 2003
Jon Merriman
Jon Merriman Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years
I served with both the 1/504th PIR & 3/4 ADA in the 82nd Airborne Division from 1974-1977.
Keevin Hugh Leonard "KiKI"
Keevin Hugh Leonard "KiKI" Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Anti-Tank Assaultman, 0352, 3 overseas tours serving in Japan, Phillipines, Okinowa, Korea. Stationed at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center 29 Palms CA.
Kerry Kreutz
Kerry Kreutz Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years
Artillery fire direction platoon leader.
Lance Morales
Lance Morales Class of 2010
Army, 3 Years
Eagle MP Colorado Wife Dorothy. Son Caden
Mark Rocco Tutalo
Mark Rocco Tutalo Class of 1982
Navy, 10 Years
Submarines/Nuclear Weapons Courier
Matthew D Harrison
Matthew D Harrison Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years
5 years of service 1+ years in Iraq Purple Heart recipient Bronze Star recipient
Nicholas j Jacob
Nicholas j Jacob Class of 1977
Navy, 4 Years
Servrd aboard USS Thomas c hart ff 1092 persian gulf. Battle group 1977 1980 naval investigate service. JaG legal. Nuclear and conventional weapons custodian 2 tours. Meditteraian mmiddle east south America. Naval expedtonary award hostage. Crises Iran
Patrick Murchek
Patrick Murchek Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined in 1974, retired in 1997, earned the rank of MSgt, Stations assigned include San Antonio Texas, Denver Colorado, San Bernardino California, Kaiserslauten Germany, Cheyenne Wyoming, Berlin Germany, Minot North Dakota, Okinawa City Japan, and Osan Korea, Many temporary duty (3-6 months) include Phillipines, Thailand, Australia, Norway, England, Italy, Neitherlands, Morrocco, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel, I had the pleasure of visiting many other countries for 2-4 weeks. All taken care of by the military. It has been the best part of my life
Pete Williams
Pete Williams Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Assigned to Marine Aviation for most of carreer.

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Canyon Del Oro High School Classmates

Chad Geyer
Class of '87

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