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 Garfield High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Bulldogs lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Alejandro Medrano Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 8 Years Corporal Medrano USMC Operation Iraq Freedom
Alfonso Dianda Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years Stationed at: Onizuka AFB, Sunnyvale, CA 1971-72 Torrejon AB, Madrid, Spain 1972-74 Tinker AFB, Oklahoma 1974-75 Patrick AFB (AFTAC), Florida 1975-76 Hellicon, AB, Athens, Greece 1976-80 Onizuka AFB, Sunnyvale, CA 1980-91 Retired as the Communication Computer Systems Supervisor.
Bruce Friederich Class of 1950
Navy, 20+ Years Underwater Demolition, U.S.Naval Academy, Naval aviator, Post Graduate School, Meteorologist, retired February 28, 1975
Bruce Friederich Class of 1950
Navy, 20+ Years Deep sea diver, Underwater Demolition/SEALS, Naval aviator, meteorologist
Dennis A Rivera Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years two tours in RVN 195th AHC 67 to 69, 201st AHC 72 to 73 transferred to Air Defense Artillery till retirement as First Sergeant
Dylan Sepulveda Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years Joined in '82. Worked on radars and radios on big green cargo aircraft. Was stationed in Texas, Germany, and Washington state. Crossed trained in '97, did biopsies and autopsies. Stationed in Washington DC and NorCal. Retired in 2008.
Fidel Riesgo Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years 35th Combat Engineer Battalion VietNan 1966-67 62nd Artillery Group El Paso, Texas 1967-68
Joe A Verduzco Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years Enlisted in The Marine Corps July 1968. Recon Training Camp Horno. Served with Bravo 5th Recon, till July 1969. Signed waiver to WESTPAC, Viet Nam July 69. Mike 3/7 Ist Marine Division. Wounded August 69. Then served in Okinawa, and Subic Bay, Philippines, Cubi Point. Seperated from the Marine July 1970.
Joseph Cardenas jr Class of 1983
Army, 4 Years 187th infantry regiment 101st Airborne Division
Luis Gonzalez Class of 1991
Navy, 17 Years Still Active Duty
MARTIN HAUFFEN Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years U.S ARMY DRAFTED IN 1971,WAS WITH THE THIRD ARMOR DIVION SERVE TWO YEARS . HONROABLY DICHARGED JOIN THE RESERVES SERVE AND ENDLISTED TO THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND AND GOT DEPLOYED IN 2004 IN ARMY SUPPORT OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM I WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED AND RETURNED TO MY RESERVED UNIT WERE I WAS THEN RETIRED WITH ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.
Mercedes (Urena) White Class of 1993
Navy, 10 Years join the US Navy and as a vet I work for the VA to try to improve treatment for other vets.
Ricardo Gurrola Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years Served in the United States Air Force 25 1/2 years around the world assignments. Entered on July 8,1965 Retired on January 31, 1991 at MARB, Calif.
Richard Hernandez Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years Three years active duty US Army (1967-1970), 5 years US Army Reserve (1972-1977), 21 years US Navy Reserve (1980-2001). Retired from US Navy Reserve. Presently serving as Chief Medical Officer for the South Carolina State Guard.
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G.H.S. Vietnam Memorial Monument
A Vietnam Memorial Monument is now in the works, looking for former Garfield students that served during the Vietnam War...