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

Alfonso Barrios
Alfonso Barrios Class of 2003
Army, 5 Years
Alfonso has been in for the past 5 years and is currently finishing up his first deployment in Afghanistan. He signed up for another 6 years and is planning on making a career out of the Army lifestyle.
Allen Love
Allen Love Class of 1966
Air Force, 10 Years
Joined Aug,8,66. was in Japan at Yokota in the 610MASS refueling the C-141.returned to the US to Blytheville AB in Arkansas Feb of 69. Meet my wife at Thanksgiving and was married May,8,1970. cross trained to the UH-1F so sent to Montana in Aug. in the 37ARRSQ. from there to Kansas. got out and moved to where I am now in Leachville,Arkansas
Carmen A. Romero
Carmen A. Romero Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Unitd States Navy 3 years active and 17 years United States Navy Reserves ,Selected Sailor of the Quater in Tucson 1988 and 1994 in San Jose California.
Charles K. Ables
Charles K. Ables Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
28 years service in artillery, intelligence and logistics, Viet Nam to Desert Storm and L.A. riots.
Charles(Chuck) Chapman
Charles(Chuck) Chapman Class of 1958
Air Force, 6 Years
Radio operator.Served in high security communications.Served in Korea 1961 to 1962 ( 13 Months).I wish I would have stayed in longer,but you can't go back.
Christine Yebra
Christine Yebra Class of 1986
National Guard, 7 Years
I swore in three days before 9/11. It was probably the most rewarding decision that I've made on a professional level.
David Griffin
David Griffin Class of 1994
Army, 14 Years
ask me,,
Don Kelley
Don Kelley Class of 1960
Air Force, 7 Years
Undergraduate Pilot Training 1965-1966, C-141 Pilot/ Instructor Pilot 8th Military Airlift Sqdrn McChord AFB, WA, 1966-1970, Executive Officer 9th Special Operations Sqdrn (Air Commandos) Danang AB, Republic of Vietnam, 1979-71, Insructor and check pilot 57th Military Airlift Sqdrn (Training) Altus AFB, OK 1971-73
Donald Kelley
Donald Kelley Class of 1960
Air Force, 7 Years
I got my USAF wings at Williams AFB near Chandler. I then went to McChord AFB near Tacoma, WA, for 4 years flying C-141's back and forth to Viet Nam. I then went to Danang where I spent a year in Special Operations with the 9th Air Commandos (later 9th Special Operations Squadron). I spent the last 2 years as an instructor pilot in initial train for C-141's at Altus AFB, OK.
frank rivera
frank rivera Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Gabriel Robles
Gabriel Robles Class of 1988
Navy, 5 Years
I am in the Navy Reserves and work out of NOSC Tucson.
Harold Brooks
Harold Brooks Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 22 years with the U.S. Navy and retired in 1987 as a Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9) Electronic Warfare Technician.
Jesse Alvarez Jr
Jesse Alvarez Jr Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
Currently a CW4 Patriot Warrant Officer getting ready to deploy one last time! Retiring 2015 after 25 years
John Merritt
John Merritt Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Aviator, flew OV-10 aircraft, served as Squadron Commanding Officer and on various General Officer staffs, retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.
johnny borquez
johnny borquez Class of 1986
Navy, 8 Years
served onboard uss wisconsin. check out website also a member of az army national guard
Lyle "Red" Pierson
Lyle "Red" Pierson Class of 1950
Air Force, 20+ Years
Fighter Pilot
Manuel A. Maza
Manuel A. Maza Class of 1949
Air Force, 20+ Years
Fighter Pilot. Intelligence Officer, Fighter Wing Chief of Test Flight in England
Montano, Steven
Montano, Steven Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Active Duty from October 1982 until 1985. Remained in the Reserve until retiring in 2004. Joined with Douglas Alumni Brian Watters and Anthony Watters. Served on USS Vulcan with former Douglasite Danny Cook, brother of Alumni Jeff and Diane Cook.
Nadia Moreno
Nadia Moreno Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years
Pat Bartmus
Pat Bartmus Class of 1971
Air Force, 6 Years
Actually 6 years, 10 months, 4 days. I served as an Open Mess Manager at F.E.Warren, WY- NCO and Officers Club; San Vito AS, Italy-Consolidated Open Mess and at Carswell AFB- NCO Club in Texas. An unbelievable time in my life- Warren was the best assignment!

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Class of '65

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