Military Alumni

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

Honored Military Alumni

Alfred E Holman
Alfred E Holman Class of 1949
Navy, 4 Years
Air Terminal Chief Naval Aviation Transport Squadrons
Allan Anderson
Allan Anderson Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Combat Engineer
Bill Manich
Bill Manich Class of 1996
Army, 2 Years
one tour in Viet Nam was enough to last a lifetime.
Billy Adams
Billy Adams Class of 1997
Navy, 7 Years
Served onboard the USS Kittyhawk and USS Rodney M. Davis. During the time on the Davis I was part of a team that busted 16 tons of cocaine in South America.
Carl Jensen
Carl Jensen Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Marine Corps Aviation
Carl Jensen
Carl Jensen Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Marine Corps Aviation, Drill Instructor for 4 years, Mgysgt at retirement after 27 years. Taught basic electronics and Instructor at Staff NCO School.
chano cruz
chano cruz Class of 1997
Army, 9 Years
infantry life
Don Todd
Don Todd Class of 1966
Navy, 5 Years
NAS Cubi Point Philippines, PBR Mobase 2 Tan An Vietnam, USS Mars AFS1
Gary Klinetobe
Gary Klinetobe Class of 1993
Army, 4 Years
Army 82nd Airborne
James H. Kennedy 111
James H. Kennedy 111 Class of 1964
Air Force, 6 Years
Yankee air pirate. RSVN. FC-47/AC-47, 4thARS/SOS Tan son nhut, AB.
Jason Prescott Benton
Jason Prescott Benton Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years
First Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany with a tour of duty to Kosovo and Iraq 1999-2005
Joseph (Josef) Luptowitz
Joseph (Josef) Luptowitz Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years
On 12 June 1968 I was honorably released from active duty in the Republic Of Vietnam (MOS 12A as a pioneer,27 July 1967 through 15 November 1967 and MOS 11B as a rifleman, 16 November 1967 through 4 June 1968) after having participated in the following campaigns: Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase III(Thanksgiving Battle of 1967 for hill 63, where my friend Ronald Essler was killed); Tet Counteroffensive(Hill 445); and Vietnam Counteroffensive Phase IV(West of Da Nang) with Company C and then Company D, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment (196th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division) earned the Valorous Unit Award, Combat Infantry Badge, Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars, RVN Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation, and Two Overseas Service Bars. I'm proud to have served for my country and will always remember my fallen comrades in arms. God Bless them all. God Bless America!
Kim Martel  (Perlenfein)
Kim Martel (Perlenfein) Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired from the U.S Navy 2001. Was a Construction Electrician in the Seabees what a great time.
Lloyd E. Hartman
Lloyd E. Hartman Class of 1967
Air Force, 12 Years
Laughlin AFB Del Rio Texas fire department rescue crew chief six years,Lackland AFB San Antonio Texas Drill Sgt team chief six years
Mason Demant
Mason Demant Class of 2005
Army, 7 Years
Joined as a combat engineer a couple months after graduating. Got stationed at Fort Bragg, NC for the first five years. Got deployed twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Got injured during the second deployment, but managed to continue and finish the year out leading his soldiers. Upon returning to America, was transferred to Fort Lewis, WA where he was given a full medical retirement due to the extent of the injuries incurred during his last deployment.
Matthew Thorpe
Matthew Thorpe Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Currently stationed at MCRD San diego as a Drill Instructor. Married with two children currently living on Camp Pendleton, Ca.
Rocky Chapman
Rocky Chapman Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from the Air Force in 2000.
Roth Shilts Muncy
Roth Shilts Muncy Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
Vietnam Vet Disabled
Shawn Bones
Shawn Bones Class of 1995
Army, 18 Years
Served in the Marines for 8 years. Now serving in the Army for 10 years.
Tracy Bridges(Miller)
Tracy Bridges(Miller) Class of 1994
Army, 9 Years
Still serving this great nation and it's people!

Classmates Spotlight

Fortuna High School Classmates

Patsy Barnes
Class of '69

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School News

lost yearbooks

My name is Lindsey Amos (Stewart). When I was in high school I purchased all 4 yearbooks from 1994-1998. I lost them i...
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