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
Anthony R Quinones Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years 10 years active duty Air Force serving various places around the globe. 12+ years ongoing service with the Guam Air National Guard.
Arturo Reyes Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 7 Years Going into the USMC was the BEST thing I ever did. Loved it. Honorable Discharge after 7 yrs. Only left because I wanted to go to college and the Military paid for ALL of it, plus I got a MONTHLY CHECK!!! Oh my GOD....
Darren Edward Lee Class of 1988
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years Enlisted
Gary L. Galloway Class of 1964
Navy, 10 Years Viet Nam service, Served aboard the USS Midway CVA-41, USS Cowell DD547, USS Blackwood & A.T. Harris NY, NY. USS Hartley DE 1029, USS Faragut DLG 6, Shore duty Nas Corpus Christi TX. Achieved the rank of MM CPO (E-7)
James D. Komes Class of 1974
Air Force, 18 Years I worked in the aerospace ground equipment field. I worked on generators, high and low air compressors, light generators. I was in for over 18 1/2 years and took an early retiremnet in 1996.
Jeff Buda Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years Vietnam 67-68
Jeffry Bowers Class of 1972
Army Reserves, 20+ Years United States Marine Corps Reserve 1975-1977, United States Army Reserves 1977-2010, Retired, Mobilized 2007-2010, Retired Recall 2010-2011.
lester ries Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years USAF SAC KINCHELO AFB MICHAGIN. SGT AIRCRAFT MECH.
Lillian Rodriguez Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Communication Specialist
Mel Grimes (Hatchell) Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years Aviation Crew chief/Transportation Logistics Vietnam Korea Germany Japan
Michael Morse Class of 1981
Army, 10 Years Highest rank held:SFC Purple Heart Recipient
Osvaldo Santillan Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 7 Years Still honorably serving our country, as a Artillery Mechanic. Have participated in numerous training exercises around the United States and in other countries. Have deployed to the War on Terrorism three times in Iraq.
Richard Graves Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years Served 1990-1994.
Rick Morales Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years MOS 6492 Aviation Calibration Technician, 8511 Drill Instructor. Served at HMX-1, Presidential Helicopter Support Squadron. Spent 4 years total forward deployed in Iwakuni Japan. Spent the last 5 years stationed at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, Ms.
Robert Maxwell Class of 1991
Army, 2 Years 11b Infantry, carried an M203 with the 10th Mountain Division, 1st battalion, 87th Infantry.
Ron Hayes Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years Served in Camp Ames, South Korea (1970-1973)
Tim Coomes Class of 1993
Army, 16 Years Fort Mclellan, Alabama (Basic Trainin and AIT 1996) Fort Sam Houston, TX (1996-1998) Pusan, Korea (1998-1999) Fort Riley, Kansas (1999-2000) Fort Knox, Kentucky (2000-2004) Manheim, Germany (2004-2006) Fort Huachuca, AZ (2006-2008) Fort Riley, Kansas (2008 - present) Deployments: Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan - November 2001 to May 2002) Operation Iraqi Freedom 09-11 ( Baquba, Iraq Jan 2009 - Jan 2010) Operation Endurin Freedom 12-13 (Kandahar Afghanistan, Jan 2012-Jan2013)
Wayne T. Spears, Jr Class of 1977
Army, 10 Years 1977-1987 Military Police Corp
Wendy Fews-Galloway Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years FT JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLNA (1982) FT SAM HOUSTON, TEXAS (1982-1983) HONDURAS, CENTRAL AMERICA (1983-1984) MONS, BELGIUM (1984-1988) FT LEWIS, WASHINGTON(1988-1992) HANAU, GERMANY (1992-1994) FT RUCKER, ALABAMA (1994) FT LEWIS, WASHINGTON 1995-1997) TONGDUCHON SOUTH, KOREA (1997-1998) FT LEE, VIRGINIA (1998-2000) BABENHAUSEN, GERMANY (2000-2003) KUWAIT/IRAQ -SOUTHWEST ASIA (2003) RETIRED - 2004
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