Haltom High School Alumni

Haltom City, Texas (TX)

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

Adam Winkenweder
Adam Winkenweder
Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years

Active Duty, served 1 tour in Iraq and is currently on his 2nd tour to Iraq.
Alex Gruca
Alex Gruca
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired at the Rank of Chief Petty Officer(E-7)
Alexander Frye
Alexander Frye
Class of 2006
Army, 4 Years

Military Police operations.
Angelo J. Puma II.
Angelo J. Puma II.
Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years

Served as a Surgical Service Specialist at Keesler Medical Center, Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Ms., from 1984 to 1988.
Brad Brents
Brad Brents
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

26+ years Army
Brad Harrison
Brad Harrison
Class of 1988
Navy, 18 Years

Electronics Technician Submarines
Charles D Moore
Charles D Moore
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Air Force Master Sargent, 1973-1993
Chin Keomanila
Chin Keomanila
Class of 1996
Air Force, 10 Years

Technical Sergeant Keomanila is currently stationed at Columbus MS. He has been on three GWOT (Global War On Terrorism) tours and currently deployed now.
Dale Behee
Dale Behee
Class of 1990
Army, 20 Years

Retired
david h thornton
david h thornton
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

usaf 4 yrs, tx army natl guard 4 yrs, army reserve 2 yrs, active res recruiter 6 yrs, training nco 10 yrs.
don towns
don towns
Class of 1966
Air Force, 3 Years

Air Force comunnications
Isabel Vaquera
Isabel Vaquera
Class of 2003
Air Force, 8 Years

2004-2007 Stationed at F.E. Warren AFB, then 2008 Transfered into the reserve at Lackland AFB. Currently on a deployment 9 Oct 2010 serving 179 days out in the desert.
James Fiaccone
James Fiaccone
Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 12 Years

12+ years of service and going.
James Fiaccone
James Fiaccone
Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 2 Years

Severed for a year and a half on the USCGC Biscayne Bay. Currently station at the Coast Guard Pay and Personnel Center.
James Jenner
James Jenner
Class of 2006
Army, 4 Years

Serving the Medical Corp with pride and has served in Iraq
James North
James North
Class of 1992
Army, 8 Years

3 Years Active Army and 5 Years National Guard
James North
James North
Class of 1992
National Guard, 7 Years

Served from 1992-1996 in the active Army then reenlisted in 2007 in the National Guard been ti Iraq once and Headed to Afghanistan next year.
Jerel E. Pawley
Jerel E. Pawley
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Commissioned Infantry Officer from Stephen F.Austin ROTC. Served for four years with 82d Airborne, after Flight School served as an aviation platoon leader with the 25th Inf, additional aviation assignments with 1st Cav, 101st Abn (Air Assault) in Desert Storm, 1st Armored Division as Helicopter Battalion Commander, ROTC Commander Univ of North Dakota, with tours at Pentagon and Ft. Leavenworth. Earned Meritorious Service Medal, Bronze Star and Legion of Merit. Retired in 2000.
Jim Hickman
Jim Hickman
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 20 Years

Served 20 wonderful in the Corps. Went to Vietnam twice and Beirut Lebanon once (1983).
Joel Drummond
Joel Drummond
Class of 1985
Army, 11 Years

Served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in California, Washington, Missouri, and Germany. Two tours in Bosnia-Herzegovina with the 1st Armored Division. Airborne Ranger.
Johnny Ramirez
Johnny Ramirez
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted in and served in the Marines upon graduation and stayed until 1999, Joined the Army in 1999 and am currently serving in El Paso TX. I have lived in Hawaii, South Korea, and Germany. I have deployed once to Iraq and twice to Afganistan.
KENNETH D CAST
KENNETH D CAST
Class of 2009
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Ordnance (AO)
NAVY GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, NATIONAL DEFENSE MEDAL, SERVICE DEFENSE METAL, GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM EXPEDITIONARY MEDAL, GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM SERVICE MEDAL, SEA SERVICE DEPLOYMENT RIBBON (2).
Kenneth E. Smith
Kenneth E. Smith
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Army officer branched Armor; 12 years active duty with an additional 18 years Army Reserves; commanded at platoon, company, and battalion level; served on staff at the US Army War College, Center for Strategic Leadership as Director, Strategic Leadership Education Program; responsible for supporting the Secretary of the Army and the Army Chief of Staff's strategic communication outreach programs; mobilized for Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Noble Eagle; retired after 30 years service as Colonel.
Kolby Turpin
Kolby Turpin
Class of 1990
Air Force, 17 Years

Currently in Iraq
Krystal Spangberg
Krystal Spangberg
Class of 2007
Air Force, 9 Years

8 years avionics, 6 on the b-1
Larry Dobbs
Larry Dobbs
Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years

25 years United States Air Force, retired 1991.
Manh Nguyen
Manh Nguyen
Class of 1986
Army, 9 Years

Desert Shield, Desert Storm
Maria Vaquera
Maria Vaquera
Class of 2003
Air Force, 5 Years

Senior Airman , Journeyman. I'm currently still in the military now in the Texas Air National Guard. I did four years on active duty.
Mark STEVE Wysatta
Mark STEVE Wysatta
Class of 1991
Army, 7 Years

Medically discharged as a Disabled Veteran in 2002. Now serves as a Federal Firefighter at Fort Polk Army base as a civilian.
Michael Grundy
Michael Grundy
Class of 1991
Army, 15 Years

Served in Iraq and Afghanistan getting ready to go back for a third time.
Michael Martin
Michael Martin
Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years

Naval Nuclear Power School
USS Key West (SSN-722)
Paul Coursey
Paul Coursey
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 12 Years

Camp Pendleton, CA
Cairo, Egypt
Djibouti
Saipan
Jordan
Bahrain
Kuwait
East Timor
Singapore
Australia
Hawaii
Iraq
Okinawa, Japan
MCLB Barstow, CA
Paul L. Smith
Paul L. Smith
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

served in Viet Nam, Silver Star Award in 1969, retired in 1990 as Corporal after 20 years service
Randall Moose
Randall Moose
Class of 2015
Air Force, 6 Years

Public Affairs Photojournalist
Ray Ivie
Ray Ivie
Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years

A 23 year span of service as an Air Traffic Controller, Network Administrator and Network Security Specialist...

Involved in all phases of Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom and many other operations.
Regina Stevenson
Regina Stevenson
Class of 1990
Army, 13 Years

Medically Retired after near fatal motor vehicle accident. Retired at the rank of Staff Sergeant. Served as a Signal Intelligence Analyst both Stateside and Overseas. Was selected to attend Warrant Officer Candidate School but the accident occurred before she was able to attend.
Ryan Hiney-Brasil
Ryan Hiney-Brasil
Class of 1999
Air Force, 15 Years

Minot AFB, ND
McConnel AFB, KS
Osan AB, S. Korea
Camp Anaconda, Iraq
Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal
Chelmsford, MA
Ramstein AB, Germany
SFC Darrel B. Smith. us army retired
SFC Darrel B. Smith. us army retired
Class of 1974
Army, 38 Years

SFC Blaine Smith. 1974 National Champion. Marksmanship 38 total years Army. National Guard. Army Reserve. Cold war. War on Drugs. Gulf War. Bosnian war. Iraq War. numerous humanitarian missions. service in 14 foreign country. 7 Mos. 13mons combat. Iraq.
Staff Sargent Matthew Molton
Staff Sargent Matthew Molton
Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years

Infantry forward observer and body guard for Colonel and Sargent
Susan McKenzie ( Carpenter)
Susan McKenzie ( Carpenter)
Class of 1987
Army, 15 Years

Retired from 3rd ID at Fort Benning Ga. Served as a Combat Medic.

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Tribute to Leadership/Military

On April 27, 2013 the Foundation will pay tribute to the leadership of our nation’s military and government servic...
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Our Haltom 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 Haltom High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Haltom City are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!