Granada High School Alumni

Livermore, 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!

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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
Dan Pinks
Dan Pinks
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Air defense. Operated track vehicle with heat seeking missles mounted ready for deployment
Daniel M. Hawthorne
Daniel M. Hawthorne
Class of 1992
Army, 3 Years

Combat Engineer
David M Beardsley
David M Beardsley
Class of 1983
Army, 8 Years

Grunt
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
James Workman
James Workman
Class of 1983
Navy, 23 Years

Served 12 active 11 reserves
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
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.
Steve McKaskey
Steve McKaskey
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

Crash Rescue specialist assigned to Peterson AFB Colorado Springs, Co. Training at Lackland AFB, TX and Chanute AFB, IL. Many Thanks to my fellow Granada Vets!! God Bless!
Steven G  Davenport
Steven G Davenport
Class of 1974
Army, 18 Years

Officer, Infantry
Terry W. Baer
Terry W. Baer
Class of 1974
Army, 7 Years

I served 7 years on active duty and another 6 years in the National Guard and Army Reserves. I was in three branches, Quartermaster, Field Artillery and Signal. Supply and Small Arms Repairer, FIST and Nuclear Surety Security, Computer Repairer. I was stationed at Ft. Polk, LA, Ft. Lee, VA (1974), Ft. Sill, OK , Ft. Carson, CO (1975-1976), Wiesbaden Air Base, FRG (1976-1980), Ft. Gordon, GA (1980-1981). After a 17 year break in service I re-enlisted into the ARNG for 6 months and then transferred to the Army Reserves for the remainder of my enlistment. I was stationed at Ft Baker, CA, Camp Parks, CA, Ft. Hunter-Ligget, CA, RFTA Nashville and RFTA Gray, TN. I separated all of my enlistments honorably and I separated as a Sergeant (E-5). I was schooled trained in 4 different military occupational specialties, plus 4 more awarded by OJE which I was able to apply to my civilian work career. Overall it was a great experience despite the injuries and the usual hardships. I thank all of my fellow alumni veterans. Thank you for your service. May God bless America.

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Class of '96

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