Military Alumni

Military 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

crystal borunda
crystal borunda Class of 2003
Army, 2 Years
crystal has been in the service for over two years now.she is currently over sea right now and will be returning in a few months.
Don Jenkins
Don Jenkins Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 20+ years flying on C-141 cargo planes as a Flight Engineer.
Felipe Castaneda Jr
Felipe Castaneda Jr Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
served 21 years with 2 tours in Iraq years 2003 and 2004,and currently with the CA army National Guards
HMC(FMF/SW/AW) Mikel Alford
HMC(FMF/SW/AW) Mikel Alford Class of 1990
Navy, 19 Years
Still serving ..... Chief Mike Alford has been serving our nation's Navy for 19 years now. From multiple deployments over the course of his career to serving in Afghanistan and Iraq numerous time he has made a sginificant impact on the security of our nation. His duty stations span many over the course of his service from San Diego, Camp Pendleton, 29 Palms, Maryland and Washington DC area to back in California. Mike is currently serving with the Marine Corps aboard Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, CA. Pictures to come soon.
Jason Alvarez
Jason Alvarez Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Did 4 years of Marine Corps service. One year in Okinawa, Japan. Following that he came back to 29 Palms , CA. While serving here, he did one tour in Iraq just before serving the end of his contract.
Jon McMillan
Jon McMillan Class of 1957
Air Force, 6 Years
Stationed at USAF Academy Hosp as an orthopedic surgeon from '71-73. Got out and then several years joined the reserves. In reserves several years until Pres. Clinton virtually shut down the military in the mid 90's. Still work as a civilian liaison officer for the USAFA. Have done so for 22 years. It's well worth investing time and effort to keep this the greatest country in the world.
Roy Overmire Wilkin
Roy Overmire Wilkin Class of 1949
Air Force, 4 Years
Joined U.S. Air Force 1951 sent to Pensacola, Fl. Final flight training at Naval Air Station Kingsville, Texas. Became Second Lieutenant and was assigned to fly Douglas F3D-2/F-10B Skyknight. He was killed 14 November 1954 in a pilot down at sea training accident. Assigned to Cherry Point, NC. Body not recovered.
Winton Schoneman
Winton Schoneman Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Plant Supervisor

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Sorry to say….

Sarah Miller passed away peacefully on May 22, 2013. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.
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