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

Adrian P. Rosales
Adrian P. Rosales
Class of 1979
Air Force, 8 Years

USAF Air National Guard, 146th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron, Channel Islands ANG Point Mugu 1986-1992. Served as a Flight Medic & Aircrew Instructor. Served 6 years reserve, 2 years standby. Team Spirit - Camp Kimhae, Punsan, South Korea 1990, Desert Storm CONUS 1991.
ALDO CRUZ
ALDO CRUZ
Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 3 Years

BEEN IN SINCE HIGH SCHOOL AND LOVING IT OORAH MARINE CORPS CURRENTLY AN E-4 AN NCO OF MARINES
Anthony Huffman
Anthony Huffman
Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years

Operation Desert Shield Operation Desert Storm
Arnulfo A. Garcia
Arnulfo A. Garcia
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry & Maint BN Served Desert Shield
Aron Wisherd
Aron Wisherd
Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 16 Years

Combat Engineer Officer
Combat Engineer
Drill Instructor
Primary Marksmanship Instructor
Marine Combat Instructor Water Survival
Iraqi War Veteran
Bryan C. Lucio
Bryan C. Lucio
Class of 1991
Army, 1 Years

PFC Bryan C. Lucio did Basic Training at Fort Leonardwood, MO and Advanced Training at Fort Knoxx KY. Bryan was stationed in Germany (Tanks) from October 1995 until his untimely death as a passenger in a car
March 10, 1996. Bryan loved his years playing Raider Football! GO BIG BLUE!
Carissa Johnston
Carissa Johnston
Class of 2004
Navy, 4 Years

USN Corpsman
Cecilia Villafana Guerrero
Cecilia Villafana Guerrero
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

Army Medic. Desert Shield/ Desert Storm Veteran. Later Army Wife - OIF
christopher a lopez
christopher a lopez
Class of 2010
Army, 1 Years

Still serving as a infantry man with a secondary MOS as a trackes vehicle repairer. Now in the 3rd infantry division Ft. Stewart, GA
Darrell White
Darrell White
Class of 1987
Army, 7 Years

Black Hawk Crew Cheif
Sergeant, Desert Storm Veteran
Daryl "Gwen" Devera-Waden
Daryl "Gwen" Devera-Waden
Class of 1992
Army, 9 Years

Army Officer- Major, basic branch Adjutant General Corps with functional area Acquisition Officer. Served in OIF 04-06, LSA-A, Balad, Iraq.
David R. Lucio
David R. Lucio
Class of 1989
Army, 7 Years

82nd Airborne, Fort Bragg NC and Chemical Specialist, Fort Irwin, CA.
Dennis Black
Dennis Black
Class of 1976
Air Force, 2 Years

fb-111 crew chief
ed harrison
ed harrison
Class of 1975
Army, 8 Years

Airborne/Ranger U.S. Cavalry Officer
ed harrison
ed harrison
Class of 1975
Army, 8 Years

airborne/ranger u.s. cavalry officer
Esteban Rosas
Esteban Rosas
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 15 Years

Gun Smith
Gary Lee Dickson
Gary Lee Dickson
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Enlisted on May 3, 1973 and retired on January 1, 1995 as a Captain, after being promoted 11 times in less than 19 years.
James Knudsen
James Knudsen
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Currently a Command Master Chief in Japan. I was an Aviation Electrician and worked on Helicopters for 20 years and now I look ut for our Saiors.
Jason F. Martinez
Jason F. Martinez
Class of 1988
Air Force, 13 Years

U.S Army 1987-1991
U.S. Air Force 2000-2010
Iraq
Afghanistan
Jeffrey Davis
Jeffrey Davis
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

2004 to Present. All Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. Fort Carson, Colorado.
Jennifer Travis
Jennifer Travis
Class of 1993
Army, 14 Years

I have been in the Army since High School. I am a Senior LAN Manager. I have been deployed 3 times. Once to Agfhanstain and Twice to Iraq.
I have enjoyed my time in the Army and have enjoyed seeing the world.
Jose A. Torres
Jose A. Torres
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Served enlisted, Warrant and on the commissioned side. Warrant during OIF 3. Balad, Iraq
Jose Anguiano
Jose Anguiano
Class of 1991
Air Force, 9 Years

Security Police/Security Forces (1992-2001). Central Security Controller/Law Enforcement Desk Sergeant Trainer.
Jose Hernandez
Jose Hernandez
Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Mean Devil Dog
Jose Torres
Jose Torres
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Served 10 years enlisted, 2 years as a Warrant Officer and 12 years commisioned. On 2nd tour of OIF.
JUAN P PANIAGUA (aka JOHNNY)
JUAN P PANIAGUA (aka JOHNNY)
Class of 1992
Army, 8 Years

STAFF SARGENT US ARMY COMBAT TRAINED
Kevin Kessell
Kevin Kessell
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

US Army C Troop 3/5 Air Cav, Helicopter Crew Chief
Kevin Kessell
Kevin Kessell
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

9th Infantry Division - C Troop 3/5 Air Cavalry Helicopter Crew Chief
Lance Widener
Lance Widener
Class of 1984
Navy, 11 Years

Served 11 years in the United States Navy. Participated in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
Larry Frontz
Larry Frontz
Class of 1977
National Guard, 20+ Years

15 years navy submarine and intell branches.
11 years in SC Army national Guard, Warrant Officer
Laurianne L Hegwood Remley
Laurianne L Hegwood Remley
Class of 1979
Army, 9 Years

Desert Storm Veteran
Lisa Arellano
Lisa Arellano
Class of 1992
Army, 14 Years

My 14 yrs of service is a combination of Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve Time. I served in different duty locations to include, Heidelberg Germany, Fort Meade Maryland, Alexandria Virginia and was also deployed to Jordan and Iraq in support of Operation Enduring and Iraqi Freedom.
Matthew C Beatty
Matthew C Beatty
Class of 1988
National Guard, 17 Years

CET Commander in IRAQ....this is my CET
Michael Bennett
Michael Bennett
Class of 1978
Army, 16 Years

160th SOAR
MIchael Hanseth
MIchael Hanseth
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

Were have I not been
Michael Selke
Michael Selke
Class of 1991
Army, 11 Years

Battalion Maintenance Shop Foreman at end of tour, Medically Discharged in 2002, 2 Tours in Germany, 2 Combat Tours!
Miguel Angel Solorzano
Miguel Angel Solorzano
Class of 1991
Army, 8 Years

Captain USA ARMY, IRAQ WAR VETERAN
paul franco
paul franco
Class of 1983
Air Force, 9 Years

Served as a Heavy Equipment Operator, as a Missile Maintenance Technician ICBM Great Falls. Montana
Peter Martinez
Peter Martinez
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

US Army...Special Operations..Vietnam 1969 thru 1971...awarded 2 Bronze Stars for Valor, Air Medal for Valor, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry (2 awards)....Assignments: School of the Americas, Canal Zone...3rd Infantry (The Old Guard), Arlington, Wash., DC,..United States Training Mission..Saudi Arabia, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia...3/4th Bn (Patriot), Germany..
Phillip Lopez
Phillip Lopez
Class of 2002
Navy, 8 Years

Still serving

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Yolanda Martinez
Class of '84

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