El Cerrito High School Alumni

El Cerrito, California (CA)

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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your El Cerrito High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Gauchos lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Andy Garnica
Andy Garnica
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

3/4 Cav, 25th ID, RVN KIA 1968
Bob Anderson
Bob Anderson
Class of 1951
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF Security Service Language Specialist
Byrne “Buzz” Sherwood
Byrne “Buzz” Sherwood
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

1/46 Inf, 196th Light Infantry Brigade, RVN
Charles Wigon
Charles Wigon
Class of 1996
Air Force, 16 Years

Serving the country in the Army and Air Force since 1997. 4th battalion 31st Infantry, 10th mountain division, 319th Air Refueling Wing, NATO E-3A AWACS, US Air Force Test Pilot School since 2010.
Craig Mosher
Craig Mosher
Class of 1966
Army, 14 Years

SF
David Martuscello
David Martuscello
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

drafted 1965, combat engineer Vietnam, 1966-67, with the 4th and 65th engineers
David Ward
David Ward
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

4 years active Army, 19 years Army Reserve
Denny Derrer
Denny Derrer
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

1st Inf Div, RVN
Don Righter
Don Righter
Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years

Military Intelligence RVN
Harry Palu
Harry Palu
Class of 1958
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Retired after 37 1/2 years as Chief Petty Officer (Yeoman). Served active duty at Naval Air Station, Barber's Point, Hawaii; served in numerous units at Reserve Centers on Treasure Island, San Francisco and Huntington, WV, including a Destroyer Squadron, Legal Unit, Seabees, and 3rd Fleet Staff.
J. Dave Nidever
J. Dave Nidever
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

82nd Airborne Division; America's Guard of Honor. Entrust your life, unconditionally to a Ranger.. Ready for instant deployment.
James Worth
James Worth
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

101st Airborne Div, RVN
Jim Graham
Jim Graham
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Master Sgt, USMC retired
John Stone
John Stone
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

1/5 Cav, 1st Cav Div., RVN WIAx3
mike mendoza
mike mendoza
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

101st airborne 502nd pir vietnam
Pat Hilliard
Pat Hilliard
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

1/28th Inf (Black Lions), 1st Inf Div., RVN
Ralph Stacy
Ralph Stacy
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

173d Airborne Brigade, KIA 1967
Roger Lefever
Roger Lefever
Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years

Army Security Agency, '68, 101st AB & 25th ID then 2 yrs, Germany at Bad Aibling
Roger Oliver
Roger Oliver
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

WIA RVN Silver Star
Rudy Cariaga
Rudy Cariaga
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

1st Cav Div, RVN, 1970, WIA

Classmates Spotlight

El Cerrito High School Classmates

Judy Brownlee
Class of '80

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