Cibola High School Alumni

Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM)

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

Arumayta Martinez
Arumayta Martinez
Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years

Went into the USAF right after high school. Served 6yrs and 8mo. as an Avionics Technician. Lived in Europe for 3 years. Now attending UCF finishing Finance degree.
Brian Schuler
Brian Schuler
Class of 1983
Air Force, 8 Years

Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Ramstein Germany, and Hurlburt Field Florida
Christopher Adams
Christopher Adams
Class of 1996
Air Force, 7 Years

I am an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician stationed at Eielson AFB, Alaska. I was at Whiteman AFB, Al Udeid, Bagram, Balad, and Kandahar.
David Cooper
David Cooper
Class of 1997
Army, 10 Years

Captain David Cooper has served over ten years in various military organizations and has severed over seas in a a deployment to Kosovo. Currently he works as an Operations Officer in a WMD response unit in the Nebraska National Guard,
Dennis Wilson
Dennis Wilson
Class of 1990
Air Force, 17 Years

USAF
Eric Moore
Eric Moore
Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Infantry
Erin Ball (Rickabaugh)
Erin Ball (Rickabaugh)
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

I joined the Army Reserves right after graduation to pay for college, and chose to be a carpenter. I was studying Musical Theatre in PA, when I was pulled out in 2004 for deployment. I spent all of 2005 in northern Iraq rebuilding the bases and making them livable for the soldiers and Iraqi military. I met my husband in the military, and we were married shortly after our return from Iraq. Since then I have been continuing in the Reserves out of West Virginia.
Fr. James M. McGowan
Fr. James M. McGowan
Class of 1981
Army, 4 Years

Chaplain Assistant Gulf War Operation Desert Shield Operation Desert Storm
Harry Reifschneider
Harry Reifschneider
Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 16 Years

Served in the Infantry, Ejection Seat Mechanic (F/A-18 Hornet), Marine Security Guard in Keflavik, Iceland, Low Altitude Air Defense Officer and currently a student at the Naval postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.
Jackie Morales
Jackie Morales
Class of 1998
Air Force, 4 Years

Personnel Officer
James Anderson
James Anderson
Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years

Served one year in the reserves. Active duty for 9 years all as a 91D(surgical tech). Stationed in Ft. Sam Houston, TX, Seoul, South Korea and Ft. Bragg, NC
Joe Zamora Jr.
Joe Zamora Jr.
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 11 Years

SHOCK TROOP DEVIL DOG BLOODSUCKING WAR MACHINE READY TO FIGHT READY TO KILL READY TO DIE BUT NEVER WILL MARINE CORPS!
Jolene Gomez Trappett
Jolene Gomez Trappett
Class of 1995
Air Force, 9 Years

SSgt Trappett's an Information Manager Stationed at Eielson AFB Alaska. Previous duties include Elmendorf AFB Alaska, Camp Victory Bahgdad Iraq, Cannon AFB NM, Ali AB Iraq and Youngsong Army Post Korea.
Jose (Ricky) Scott
Jose (Ricky) Scott
Class of 2005
Navy, 10 Years

Stationed in Middle East
Joseph Chavez
Joseph Chavez
Class of 2002
Air Force, 2 Years

I'm an Aircraft Electrician on the F-15 C/D, and living in beautiful Las Vegas, NV.
Julie Criner
Julie Criner
Class of 1998
Navy, 5 Years

Information Technician 2nd class
Julie Criner
Julie Criner
Class of 1998
Navy, 5 Years

Was an IT in the Navy for 5 years.
Lance Rollason
Lance Rollason
Class of 2000
Army, 6 Years

served 2 tours in iraq and recived the Purple Heart for wounds recived in combat
Lauren Felber
Lauren Felber
Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years

Served United States Army right after graduating. Spent tour in Germany, where she was one of but a few females in the service. Times have changed, now. Women are far more common in the military, but in the 80's women in the military was still a big deal and every day was a big fight it seemed. No regrets, however.
Lori Trennel
Lori Trennel
Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years

Aerospace Ground Equipment mechanic.
Melissa Tafoya
Melissa Tafoya
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served in the Marine Corps for 21 years, achieved the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3.
Noah Miller
Noah Miller
Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years

two tours in iraq 11b
Paul King
Paul King
Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years

After serving as a Hospital Corpsman in the Navy for 18 years, now assigned as a Command Master Chief onboard a Navy Guided Missile Destroyer home ported in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Raymond Kayser
Raymond Kayser
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Currently serving in the Air Force at Offutt Air Force Base, Omaha NE. Assignments include Europe, California and of course Nebraska.
Rob Sanchez
Rob Sanchez
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 15 Years

Enlisted in the Marine Corps, and left 5 days after graduation. When I got off Active Duty, I turned around and enlisted in the Army, where I did another 11 years serving during Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm and Enduring Freedom.
Robert Walcott
Robert Walcott
Class of 1991
Army, 16 Years

Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems Specialist Paratrooper, been all over the country and overseas.
Ronald D Malcomson
Ronald D Malcomson
Class of 1976
Army, 12 Years

1978-1990
1st Infantry FWD, Goeppingen, Germany
Scott Hayes
Scott Hayes
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Over 20 years as a diesel mechanic. I retired Fe 2007 as a SFC fo Fort Riley, KS.
Scott Hayes
Scott Hayes
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

US Army, received the Meritorious Service Medal for twenty years of service.
Scott Hayes
Scott Hayes
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Diesel Mechanic for the Army fo over twenty years before I retired as a SFC.
Teri Weber
Teri Weber
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Stationed in Okinawa, Japan and Camp Pendleton, CA working in Radio, Classified Materials and Operations.
Vincent Czwartacky
Vincent Czwartacky
Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years

Served in Korea, Iraq (2x) currently at Ft Carson, CO
Wade Michael Williams
Wade Michael Williams
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

United States Army Military Police. Served stateside and overseas. Served as Gunner, Driver, Team Leader, Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, First Sergeant, Operations NCO, Training NCO, SRT Team Leader, SRT Sniper, Sniper, Instructor, Senior Instructor, and various other positions. I loved my time in the service and have not been able to make that connection again.

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Cibola High School Classmates

Stacy Boegli
Class of '93

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