Durango High School Alumni

Durango, Colorado (CO)

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

Angalene (Skrondahl) Finlay
Angalene (Skrondahl) Finlay
Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years

31J10 Teletypewriter repair with a 2nd MOS of 76C Parts Logistics Clerk.
Basic training Ft Jackson, SC /AIT Ft Gordon, GA
Signal Cor. Frankfurt Germany 80-82.
Ft Ord CA 1982
Bruce Milton
Bruce Milton
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

28 years in the Corps, then I had to get a "real" job!
Cal Wayne Brown
Cal Wayne Brown
Class of 1968
Army, 12 Years

Enlisted July 1968 as an Airborne/Special Forces volunteer. BCT at Ft. Lewis, Washington, AIT at Ft. Gordon,G:Leorgia
Gregory Pearce
Gregory Pearce
Class of 1997
Navy, 11 Years

Currently serving on the US Navy 6 Fleet Flag Ship USS MOUNT WHITNEY homeport Gaeta Italy.
Jeff Cothern
Jeff Cothern
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served In the Marine Corps from 91 to 1999. Still works with Military members today.
John Lynch
John Lynch
Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years

CTR2 1992-1996
luther butler
luther butler
Class of 1948
Navy, 3 Years

Boot, Bainbridge Md, Receiving Station,Norfolk,Radar School, Norfolk, OCS New Port Rhode Island, Personal School, Bainbridge, Md, Naval Rec Station, Anacostia, Md. Discharged Bethesda Naval Hospital with poliol
mack goshorn
mack goshorn
Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years

Cryogenic Technition
Mack Goshorn
Mack Goshorn
Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years

Cryoginic

fluid Tecknition Made Liquid Oxygen for piolet breething. Depending on where we were Oxygen for all purpues
Matthew M. Green
Matthew M. Green
Class of 2008
Army, 1 Years

BCT at Ft. Jackson, AIT at Ft. Gordon. Currently stationed at Ft. Lewis, WA. MOS is 94F
R.Kelly Duran
R.Kelly Duran
Class of 1968
Navy, 7 Years

Left for service May 1968 served aboard USS Darter and USS Henry Clay (submarines) Jan 69 to Oct 71. Went to Vietnam in Oct 71-73 with Patrol Boat River Squadron 5 July 73 until Jan 1975 served at CINCPACFLEET San Diego, Ca
Sean Carman
Sean Carman
Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years

Spent 4 years in Japan. I would not trade it for anything
Stan Wineberg
Stan Wineberg
Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years

Enlisted in 1991 spent 8 years in the 75th Ranger Regiment.
Stephen Fuller
Stephen Fuller
Class of 1990
Navy, 11 Years

Spent 2 yes COARNG then regular army till 2000, left army joined the navy as a corpsman assigned to the marines.
Tim Turner
Tim Turner
Class of 1968
Army, 10 Years

Captain Timothy W. Turner was the Detachment Commander for the 1064th Assault Helicopter Maintenance Company, Nebraska National Guard, Lincoln, Nebraska. As Commander was responsible for modeling leadership, building coalitions/communications and business acumen by planning, organizing and conducting sensitive and complex military operations, activities and training of a military aircraft maintenance company. Additionally, managed and coordinated the activities and the multi-million dollar budget of this military aircraft maintenance company. Developed work and training schedules, assigned details, provided regular evaluations of officers and enlisted personnel for this diverse workforce and maintained proficiency as a PIC in multiple aircraft.
Prior to assuming this position, Captain Turner was the Department Head of the Naval Administrative ‘A’ School, Naval Technical Training Center, Meridian, Mississippi. He directed a multi-disciplinary program as a Naval Officer and pilot. Supervised a staff of 60 people and 350 students responsible for the administration and execution of all military and technical training programs of two Navy and one Marine ‘A’ school. Captain Turner directed planning, research and curriculum development for and modification to academic and military training programs. As department head he was responsible for the financial management of the department as well as obtaining accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. He was assigned as liaison officer with the Naval Investigative Service in three investigations involving a drowning, a hit and run, and a bludgeoning. He was depended upon for locating witnesses, coordinating family arrangements, securing photographs and collecting other evidence.
Before serving as a Naval Officer and pilot, Captain Turner served as Chief Warrant Officer for the U.S. Army, 120th Assault Helicopter Company (AHC), Nha Be, South Vietnam and the 134th AHC, Tuy Hoa. Captain Turner flew UH-1 gunships in support of American, Korean and S. Vietnamese troops.
Captain Turner was born in Vinton, Iowa and attended public schools in Colorado, graduating from Durango High School and attending Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado. He entered active duty in December 1969 and received his Warrant and Army Flight wings in March 1971. He was later commissioned May 1975 through Naval Officer Flight Training, were he also received his Naval Flight wings. During his career, he has been involved in all aspects of fixed and rotor wing flying including numerous combat missions. He was a Distinguished Graduate of the Naval Flight Program and was awarded the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with star and Air Medal with 24 stars.
Captain Turner resigned from the Nebraska National Guard in April, 1984 after 10+ years of honorable service to become a Special Agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He is married to the former Patricia Young of Niagara Falls, New York. He has two children: Dr. T. Scott Turner, MD (U.S. Military Academy, West Point, 1997, Iraq veteran); Timberly Turner Reisetter (U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, 2003, Iraq veteran & H60 pilot).

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Durango High School Classmates

Kellie Lee
Class of '88

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1955 class renunion State Football Champs 1954-1955

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