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
Albert Gonzales Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years Served as a Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
Conrad Waggener Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years Pilot
Ed Crowell Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years PN2 served on the USS Sacrament (AOE-1)
Ed Crowell Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years Served onboard the USS Sacramento (AOE-1) as a personelman
Franci L. Carney Class of 1974
Army, 7 Years US Army Special Weapons Branch, Army Security Agency, Military Intelligence.
HAROLD CROFT Class of 1957
Army, 4 Years LONG RANGE PATROL LEADER
Holly Bothwell Betts Class of 1990
Air Force, 5 Years Served in Incirlik, Turkey during Desert Storm, USAFA as a Pharmacy Technician
Joe Vigil Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years Delayed enlistment during senior year, after graduation entered the US Air Force. Served 8 yrs on active duty in aircraft maintenance on the B-52 and then joined the AF Reserves. Continuing 25 yrs on the C-130 aircraft, reaching High Year Tenure. Retired as a Chief Master Sergeant, Maintenance Superintendent.
Joseph Sanchez Class of 1992
Navy, 20+ Years US Navy Mineman
Laura Robles Class of 1979
Navy, 6 Years Seen the world, enjoyed myself immensely.
Leroy Ormsby Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years Hospital Corpsman (medic) Camp Pendleton, Ca., Okinawa, Japan, Republic of Vietnam, served 2 years with U.S> Marine Corps as medic, also 2 years with Navy in hospital; Yokosuka, Japan.
Mary Covington (Diaz) Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 8 Years Ammo Tech 2311, served from 1987 -1996, I have been stationed on Okinawa Japan 3rdFSSG, Camp Schwab (formerly Henoko), Quantico, VA, and Camp Lejeune, NC. During this time I served during Desert Shield Desert Storm.
Michael E. Paiz Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years Security Dog handler North Dakota and Germany
Mike Rafferty Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years 67n20 helicopter repair. 1 tour Vietnam.
Patricia M. (Ragulsky) Paiz Class of 1973
Navy, 3 Years Yeoman Operations Dept. HC6 NAS Norfolk ,VA
Robert E. Butler, Jr. Class of 1942
Marine Corps, 3 Years Enlisted in the Marine Corps and fought on Midway Island.
Ron Robles Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years 2-1/2 years spent in Alaska, Loved it up there.
Terry L Roles Skinner Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years US Air Force Law Enforcement/K9 Server over seas in Korea 1979.
Thomas L. Farmer Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years Tom joined the Army right after graduation in 1967. He excelled during basic training and in his subsequent schools. He volunteered for special training as a surgical technician. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and served there from March 3, 1969 until his death on May 24, 1970. He was decorated for valor, receiving a Bronze Star and Purple Heart, after participating in rescuing some downed pilots who had been injured. He had extended his tour in Vietnam so that he could get out of the Army in time to attend medical school at UCLA. He was killed less than one month before he was scheduled to return home. Tom found great joy in serving his fellow soldiers and was proud to serve his country.
William R. Sandoval Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years Sp4 with tours in Germany and Vietnam, U.S. Army Rifle Team (Paratrooper), Artillery, Ground Surveillance Radar, Personal Specialist
Jose' U. Gutierrez
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I am looking for Central High Alumni - from ~1960 to 1964. I myself, and only I.............graduated in 1962!