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

Aaron  Estopare
Aaron Estopare Class of 1984
Navy, 8 Years
I was a corpsman FMF /Respiratory Therapist , 2 Tours Iraq . 1 Aboard hospital ship Comfort Persian gulf . earned BS degree RT.
Aaron  Estopare
Aaron Estopare Class of 1984
Navy, 8 Years
Corpsman/Respiratory Therapist 2 tours iraq.
CHRISTINA THOMPSON
CHRISTINA THOMPSON Class of 1986
Air Force, 4 Years
MEDICAL LOGISTICS SPECIALIST
David (Giannosa) Dunn
David (Giannosa) Dunn Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Structural Engineer, Civil Engineer Squadron. 10 Combat deployments. Lived in Florida, Guam, North Dakota. Deployed all over the world. Wounded 2002. Retired 2008.
David (Giannosa) Dunn
David (Giannosa) Dunn Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
10 combat deployments, decorated hero, injured, retired
David B. Clouser
David B. Clouser Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as aircraft safety systems tech on FA18 Hornet, A6E Intruder, P-3 Orion and DC9 Skytrain 2. Joined April 1981, retired May-2001. Didnt finish High School, Got a GED and joined the Navy. High school was important even though I didnt graduate, I took what I learned and applied it there and had a very successful career. Have a lot of good memories of Gunderson and I am glad they are still doing so well!
Earl leyva
Earl leyva Class of 2010
Marine Corps, 1 Years
Just graduated from marine corps boot camp dec. 10th 2010
James Masiclat
James Masiclat Class of 1978
Army, 9 Years
James served with US Army 2nd Armored Div prior to being promoted to attend ROTC and subsequently OCS. James served the CALARNG until 1991.
James R Lopez
James R Lopez Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted in 1986. Became an Air conditioning, Refrigeration, Cryogenic specialist. My first assignment was the 93rd Civil Engineer Squadron Castle AFB, Ca from 86 to 90. 90 to 99 was the 475th then 374th Civil Engineer Squadron Yokota AB Japan. 99 to 05 was the 52nd CES Spangdahlem Germany. Final assignment was from 05 to 2011 Frances E Warren AFB. 90th CES. Deployed many times to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. 2 deployments were with Army Engineers.
Karen Irwin
Karen Irwin Class of 1989
Army, 6 Years
Active Duty in: South Carolina, Virginia, South Korea, Germany
kristine hughes
kristine hughes Class of 1991
Navy, 1 Years
I served in the US Navy from October 30, 1990 th March 20,1992. I went to boot camp in Orlando, Florida and after attended school there. Then was assigned to the USS Yellowstone AD 41(Destroyer Tender) I was able to go to Cuba(Gitmo) and the Virgin Islands. During my time in Cuba the first boat load of Hatians where tied up to our ship.
Matthew Hayward
Matthew Hayward Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years
1833 MOS, E4, OEF OIF
Paul Blasquez
Paul Blasquez Class of 1995
Army, 2 Years
Served one tour in OEF/OIF as a 44E in the Forward Support 183rd Workhorse unit of the 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion out of Fort Carson, CO.
Roger Sommerstedt
Roger Sommerstedt Class of 1978
Army, 3 Years
11B
steve lilly
steve lilly Class of 1982
Navy, 2 Years
VF41-CVN-69 (F-14 FIGHTER SQUADRON-USS NIMITZ)
steve lilly
steve lilly Class of 1982
Navy, 2 Years
VF-41/CVN-69 (F-14 FIGHTER SQUADRON/USS NIMITZ) You will never feel more alive than you will working on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier !

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Class of '85

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Welcome Reception

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