Military Alumni

Military 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

Chuck Harding
Chuck Harding Class of 1971
Air Force, 9 Years
Computer Systems Technician AFSC 30574A DMSP Ground Station Op/Tech AFSC 30870 Stationed at March AFB, CA 1972 - 1975 Fairchild AFB, WA 1976 - 1978 Offutt AFB, NE 1978 - 1990 Rank at discharge E5 SSgt.
Dain Warton
Dain Warton Class of 1998
Air Force, 9 Years
I am an aicraft fuel systems mechanic which means i get to go inside the fuel tanks and change parts and fix leaks. I spent my first 7 years working the U-2S which is a spy plane. I was then selected to do technical data(the manuals to fix the airplanes) verification for the Global Hawk program(they are unmanned spy planes.) I am currently working F-15 fighters at Mountain Home AFB, ID
Daniel M. Hawthorne
Daniel M. Hawthorne Class of 1992
Army, 3 Years
Combat Engineer
Denys Zilm (Cope)
Denys Zilm (Cope) Class of 1982
Navy, 7 Years
Air Traffic Controller @ Moffett Field. Met husband Aaron (also in the Navy) while in Kingsville Texas
Donisha Lindsey
Donisha Lindsey Class of 1999
Navy, 6 Years
Joined the Navy in 98 (didn't leave for bootcamp til 99). Married a fellow sailor and got out after 6 years as an AZ2. I continue to work for the Navy today.
Gary Holm
Gary Holm Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy - 24 years
Jeff Karlton
Jeff Karlton Class of 2002
Army, 5 Years
I joined the Army Reserve in January 2003 and have served for almost 5 years now.
Jeff Tonne
Jeff Tonne Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served most of career in the air wing in avionics. Stationed at MCRD (Boot Camp) San Diego; NAS Millington (Memphis), TN; Camp Pendleton, CA; Camp Lejeune, NC; MCAS El Toro, CA; and NAS Miramar, San Diego, CA. Served on 8 overseas deployments to the Orient and the Middle East.
Jeremey Long
Jeremey Long Class of 2000
Army, 6 Years
Signal maintainer. OIF Veteran
John Gates
John Gates Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years
John went to the Army right out of High School and became a chef for in the hospital and many other jobs
JOHN NICKELSON Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
i joined to be an MP. I went to the 1st A/D in Nurnenberg West Germany. While I was there I protected a way of life in the longest running undeclared war the US was ever in. The cold war. I was glad to serve.
Mark Williams
Mark Williams Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served as a M1A1 Tank Crewman for two tours in Iraq. Served in the initial march toBagdad; and the battles for Fallujah.
Michael Alviso
Michael Alviso Class of 2000
Navy, 4 Years
Engineman 2nd Class. Served onboard the USS Nimitz CVN-68 for 4 years.
Michael S Weimer
Michael S Weimer Class of 1979
Army, 8 Years
Joined in 81 went to basic in Ft Knox. stationed in Ft Stewart, then went to Germany. last duty station was Ft Riley KS. 8 years on Tanks Medical discharged as Tank Commander E5p.
Patrick Hall
Patrick Hall Class of 1980
Army, 9 Years
I was a medic on a recon team. Served in Grenada, Central America, Panama and Dessert Storm. I was with the 82d Airborne and Tripler Army Medical Center
Patrick Hall
Patrick Hall Class of 1980
Army, 10 Years
Medic. 82nd Airborne. Grenada, Central America,Panama & Desert Storm
Robert Murphy
Robert Murphy Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 6 Years
I joined the Marine Corps shortly before Sept 11, 2001 and have enjoyed it so far. I've been in for just shy of 6 yrs now and continue to love it.
Robert P. Weil
Robert P. Weil Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Went into the Navy right after Grad from HS, was in for 6 years then out for 3 years, went back in and retired as an RM1(AW) with 20 years of service.
Shawn Goodwin
Shawn Goodwin Class of 1980
Army, 3 Years
U.S. Army M.P. 1 year Korea. 2 years Louisiana
Steve Byrne
Steve Byrne Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years
Served as an Electronics Warfare Technician on the USS Robison, DDG-12, the highlights of which were West-Pac '79 and IO '79, which included port calls to Pearl Harbor, Guam, Hong Kong, Subic Bay, Singapore, Diego Garcia, and Mombasa, Kenya. Also 42 days patrolling the Persian Gulf.

Classmates Spotlight

Granada High School Classmates

Jennings Smith
Class of '91

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