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

Alan Reichel
Alan Reichel Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Force pilot
Alan Wilcox
Alan Wilcox Class of 1990
Army, 6 Years
11C with HHC 2/27 Inf., 7th ID(L), Ft. Ord & HHC 3/36 AR, 2nd AD, Ft. Hood. 31R with D. Co. 17th Sig., Kitzingen, GE. Deployed to support OJE and OJG.
Albino J. Quarisa
Albino J. Quarisa Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy Seabees, 1974-1994. - Construction Mechanic - Various duty stations and deployments around the world. - 1991Gulf War (Desert Shield/Storm)
Alex Potter
Alex Potter Class of 1986
Army, 18 Years
I am commo. "you can talk about me but you cant talk with out me"
Carole (Pearcy) Lail
Carole (Pearcy) Lail Class of 1972
Air Force, 10 Years
Served as an Air Transportation Specialist in in Washington, Okinawa, Illinois, and Germany -- and saw quite a bit of the rest of the world in the meantime. Best 10 years of my life.
Christopher Leu
Christopher Leu Class of 1990
Army, 9 Years
Army Officer 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) A/1-32 Inf HHS/3-6 FA HHC - 10th SSB B Det - 10th SSB 2-409th RGT Milwaukee Recruiting Bn
Clark Metz
Clark Metz Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Marine Corps Infantry Officer. Deployments have included Operation Desert Storm, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Turkey, Thailand, Jordan and OIF 2007.
David Hopwood
David Hopwood Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 5 Years
C-130 turbo prop engine mech and test cell operator
Dennis Vavra
Dennis Vavra Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Enlisted Marine (1973-1977) served with 3rd Battalion 5th Marine Regt 1st Marine Division. Also Marine Barracks at Subic Bay Phillippines. Enlisted Navy (1978-!993) Served aboard ships and various overseas Duty Stations.
Don Wenke
Don Wenke Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years
Served two tours western pacific during the Iran Hostage Crisis aboard the USS Jouett and the USS Bradley with HSL 33. I am currently living in the Pacific Northwest and my two sons are currently serving on active duty.
Don Wenke
Don Wenke Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years
My 2 sons and I are all Navy Vets
Doug Fraser
Doug Fraser Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 18 Years
Marine Barracks Gitmo, A/1/4, A/1/1, K/3/9, K/3/4, Recruiting Sub-Station Santa Barbara, A/1/4, Drill Instructor (Lima & Kilo 3rd RTBN) San Diego, W/1/5. 0331, 0311, 8411, 0369, 8541, 8511 Currently at 1/4 (again...). Deploying in Oct '08 (OIF 08.2)
Erik Brun
Erik Brun Class of 1979
National Guard, 20+ Years
Have served in CA, AZ and DC National Guards. Mobilized for Desert Sheild/Storm and OIF 3. Still having fun and they pay me for it.
Galen Cooter
Galen Cooter Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Defense Specialist/Instructor, 4th Light Armored Reconissianse Batallion. Served OEF and OIF I
George Villa
George Villa Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
Started off as a Gunner's Mate on a gunboat and after one tour of duty in Viet Nam was transferred to the Medical Corps. Became a Navy Hospital Corpsman and completed a second combat tour in Viet Nam. Discharged in 72 & went to college.
Guy Lennon
Guy Lennon Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Service in the Regulars and Reserves. Overseas service 2.5 years.
Howard A. Schaffer
Howard A. Schaffer Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
Univ SF ROTC Grad of 1984 after three yrs of active duty has served in Reserves in Calf and Oregon - last 10 years as Civil Affairs officer in Portland, OR. Rank: Lt Col. Deployed three times OEF/ OIF (Afghanistan 2003-04, Iraq 2007-08, and just returned FEB 2010 (Iraq 09-10).
James Hutchings
James Hutchings Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 10 Years
1977-87 Infantry Mortars-2nd Bn/3rd Mar-Hawaii Marksmanship Instr. & Forward Observer-1st Mar. Div.-Camp Pendleton, Cal. 2 Yrs.-Indian Ocean / Persian Gulf
James Iwanek
James Iwanek Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Fire Fighter and Flight Medic.
James Paul
James Paul Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 2 Years
2nd BN H/S Co. 23rd MAR. Deploying to Iraq/Afghanistan sometime soon. Still have 4 years to go. OOH RAH!

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Dos Pueblos High School Classmates

Kimberly Talley
Class of '96

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School News

Class of 1981 35 year HS reunion

DPHS Reunion Cocktail Party
Friday July 22 at 6:30 - 9:30 pm at the High Sierra Grill and Bar (formerly the eleph...
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