Central High School Alumni

Phoenix, Arizona (AZ)

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

Carl Lowry
Carl Lowry
Class of 1964
Navy, 22 Years

CHS 64, Phoenix College 66, attended ASU. Entered USCG flight program; 10 years active duty. Western Airlines - furlough; active duty USNavy; Delta Airlines while serving as a Naval Reservist. Currently retired with 30 plus years as a aviator.
Charles D. (Chuck) Sankey
Charles D. (Chuck) Sankey
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

After graduating from Central, graduated from ASU in 1967. Spent 21years in the US Army. Wonderful assignments:
Infantry Officer, Airborne, Ranger-qualified
82nd Airborne, 4 years
West Point staff, 4 years
Vietnam (1969)
1.5 years in Lebanon (lived in Israel)
Force Plans Officer, UNIFIL (South Lebanon)
A/Cdr. MTT, Liberia (West Africa)
Back-seating F-16s (GLO 388 TFW)
Planned off-station deployments of F-16 Wing
(Think air-to-ground support)
Ass't G1, 4th ID, Fort Carson
A/Prof of Military Science, University of
Colorado at Colorado Springs
Been in 38 countries and worked in six.
Military is still a great career for young Americans
who care about their country and those who want to live outside their own heads.
Cheri Flinders
Cheri Flinders
Class of 1990
Army, 10 Years

Ive been in and out of the military for 10+ years. I began as a military broadcast journalist on active duty in 1996. In 2004 I deployed with a Mobile Public Affairs Detachment out of Seattle Washington. I now work full time as a Public Affairs Specialist for the Nevada National Guard. Nevada National Guard.
Dennis H. Webb
Dennis H. Webb
Class of 1976
Air Force, 6 Years

ASU AFROTC Graduate, Officer, Cadet of the Year, 82nd Airborne Infantry Jump Wings Recipient, Honorable Discharge 1988
Dr. Charles D Sankey
Dr. Charles D Sankey
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

Airborne, infantry, Ranger trained. Service in Vietnam, 82nd Airborne Division, 4th Infantry Division, West Point, Liberia, Honduras, and a host of state side assignments.
Loved every minute of it.
Gary McSpadden
Gary McSpadden
Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years

05G Communication Security. Served in Germany along with Jon
Gary Singer
Gary Singer
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Served in Europe during the period of 1967 thru 1970 at NATO Training Headquarters in Grafenwohr, Germany. I was part of the Headquarter division of the 6/60 (head battery clerk and G8 intelligence) We handle the Nike Hercules Missile systems for the area.
Glenn " Buddy " Martin
Glenn " Buddy " Martin
Class of 1980
Army, 12 Years

Combat Engineer, 4 tours state side, 1 tour Korea,
2 tours Germany, 1 tour Iraq
Joseph Starry
Joseph Starry
Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years

Medic
Lori Sommer Sykes
Lori Sommer Sykes
Class of 1979
Army, 1 Years

I was hit head-on by a drunk driver in basic. Happily retired ever since.
MARIA ZEMAN
MARIA ZEMAN
Class of 1983
Navy, 15 Years

First Class Petty Officer/YN1(AW)
moroni delatorre
moroni delatorre
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

12b combat engineer
Raymond Gillespie
Raymond Gillespie
Class of 1959
Navy, 5 Years

Last assigned to staff COMNAVFORJAPAN Operations 1969-1971.
Robert Garcia
Robert Garcia
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Spent 22 years and 6 deployments.
Robert Garcia
Robert Garcia
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served
Tom Brand
Tom Brand
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

1967-71 Air Force
1979-87 AF Res.
1987-1996 Army Res. Retired SSG E-6

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Class of '87

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