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

Charles Nixon
Charles Nixon Class of 1952
Air Force, 20+ Years
Flew as Navigator/Bombardier on medium jet bombers from 1955 to 1965. After that was program manager on a number of communications systems development, as well as, laser weapon systems. Retired in 1975.
James Wrinkle
James Wrinkle Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Served with the Seabees from 1981-2004 NMCB 28
Mark Tree
Mark Tree Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
1981-1983 stationed at Minot AFB N.D. 1983-1984 stationed at Suwon AB Korea 1984-1985 staioned at Laughlin AFB, Tx. Tried on the Army National Guard for 3 years Been in the Air Force Reserves at Lackland AFB (the old Kelly Feild) ever since (did the Iraq thing at Balad AB)
Michael Villarreal
Michael Villarreal Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served 13 months in Vietnam from 3/67 to 4/68.I was an infantry man for Mike co.3/7 1st Marine Div.The experience from Vietnam can never be forgotten but the lessons learned have served me a lifetime.
Mike Rowe
Mike Rowe Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years
Medical Service Corps/Medical Administration
Noe Rodriguez
Noe Rodriguez Class of 1982
Army, 3 Years
82nd Airborne Division 1982 to 1985
Rick Rupp
Rick Rupp Class of 1982
Air Force, 19 Years
Pilot in the U.S. Air Force since 1988. Have flown the T-37, T-38, C-130 and C-17 with over 4400 flying hours and nearly 300 combat missions. Have been stationed at Rhein Main Air Base Germany, Columbus MS, Charleston SC, Scott AFB IL, and Montgomery AL. Served as a C-17 squadron commander in the 14th Airlift Squadron at Charleston SC and was deployed to the Gulf as the 816th EAS commander flying in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2006. Currently stationed at the Pentagon in Washington DC and serving as Military Assistant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Classmates Spotlight

Del Rio High School Classmates

Elizabeth Jones
Class of '73

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