Harlandale High School Alumni

San Antonio, 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

Adolph T C ERVANTES Jr
Adolph T C ERVANTES Jr
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Co B 459th SIG Bn 21ST Gp Vietnam 66 67/E5 / Service Medals w/2 combat stars
Alton D. Jones
Alton D. Jones
Class of 1991
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Avionics Systems Mechanic
Flightline Expeditor
Aircraft Battle Damage Repair Specialist
First Term Airman NCOIC
David Torres
David Torres
Class of 1965
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

US Army from 66-69 Viet nam veteran 67/68.
Coast Guard Reserve 1985-2007
Served with the First Infantry Division in Nam.
Dennis Baker
Dennis Baker
Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in the United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve for 30 years with my last active service was with the 11th CH in Operation Desert Storm.
Edward Garcia
Edward Garcia
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 39+ years in Air Force Reserves and Air National Guard. Iraq 2008 with 810th Engineers and Army 4/1
Edward Walton
Edward Walton
Class of 1965
Navy, 9 Years

Aviation Electronics Technician 1st Class, Training Squadron 125, Attack Squadron 56 (Vietnam 1971-1973), Instructor Advanced Avionics School Millington, TN (1974-1977)
Eleazar Ibarra Gomez
Eleazar Ibarra Gomez
Class of 1966
Air Force, 26 Years

Msgt Texas Air National Guard 149th Tactical Fighter group. Entered December 1967 As a Jet Engine Mechanic. Worked on engines for the F102 , F86, F100, F4 and the F16 .Also worked at Kelly AFB Civil Service.
Francisco Ovalle
Francisco Ovalle
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

us Army Armored recon. was in Korea, Ft. Riley Kansas and deployed to Germany for 'Reforger war games'.
Gilbert Romero
Gilbert Romero
Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Served in Air Force for 6 years
Served in Navy Reserves for 5 years
Served in Army Reserves for 19 years
Served in the jungles of SE Asia to the big sand box in Saudi Arabia & Iraq.
Gilbert T. Sanchez
Gilbert T. Sanchez
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined US Air Force in Oct. 1969 as an aircraft sheetmetal mech. Went to Vietnam 1970 to 1972 , I retired with 25 yrs. of service
Joe Escobedo
Joe Escobedo
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a Helicopter Mechanic and Crew Chief in Vietnam and Thailand. Completed 4 years Active Duty and 29 years as a Reservist in both the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force. Retired with 33 years total military service in Oct 2005.
Joe L. Reyna
Joe L. Reyna
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Tour of duty MTM Co Maintenance Bn. 1st Force Service Regiment served as a diesel mechanic on various military vehicles. Non- commissioned officer Corporal. Once a Marine always a Marine. Semper Fi.
JOSE A. FLORES
JOSE A. FLORES
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

RETIRED FROM USAF IN 2007 AFTER 22 YEARS OF HONERABLE SRVICE.
Juan Barrientes
Juan Barrientes
Class of 1980
Air Force, 10 Years

Tucson Az. Omaha Ne. Austin Tx. Osan AB Korea. Tucson Az.
Kenneth Buck
Kenneth Buck
Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years

Worked as a Communications Technician and received an honorable discharge in 1972
Kenneth Sharp
Kenneth Sharp
Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years

Served four years, seven months in US Air Force, as jet engine mechanic. Spent nine years in Texas Air National Guard, and eleven years in Air Force Reserve. The last three years as engine shop supervisor.
KIMMEY DEAN HOBBS
KIMMEY DEAN HOBBS
Class of 1965
Army, 1 Years

Killed in Action in Viet Nam on April 10, 1968. Thirty days before he was to come home. He earned the Bronze Star with Valor for Heroism. He was a medic who was deeply loved and respected by his fellow soldiers.
Lawrence A. Suarez
Lawrence A. Suarez
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Served in the US Army Reserve for 27 Years five of them on Active Duty.
Tours:
Viet Nam, Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Fuertes Caminos Exercises in Honduras, Belize, Guatamala, and Panama.
Marvin Cannon
Marvin Cannon
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

U. S. Navy from May 71 to May 75. 2 Med cruises, Gitmo Cuba, Puerto Rico, and all the ports in the Med, to many to remember.
Mike Perry
Mike Perry
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Weapons specialist
Ralph Deleon
Ralph Deleon
Class of 1995
Army, 18 Years

U.S. Army M1A1 Armor Crewman "Tanker"
Richard Lopez, Jr.
Richard Lopez, Jr.
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered the United States Air Force and graduated from Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas Basic Military Training in 1981. Military Tour of Duties include: Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi, Mississippi (1981), Torrejon Air Base, Spain (1981-1985), HQ Rheindahlen Royal Base, (NATO) Germany (1985-1987), Cannon Air Base, New Mexico (1987-1991), Prince Sultan, Saudi Arabia (1990-1990 “Operation Desert Fox”), Honduras, Soto Cano Air Base (1991-1991), Panama, (1991), Guam, Andersen AFB (1991-1993), Kunsan Air Base, South Korea (1993-1994), San Antonio, TX., Air Intelligence Agency, (1994-2001), Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center, Denver, Colorado (2001-2007). Honorably Discharged, Certified Signed by President George W. Bush, August 2007.

Earned Decorations, Medals, Badges, Citations and Campaign Ribbons: Air Force Meritorious Service Medal w/2 Oak leaf cluster, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal w/3 Oak leaf clusters, Air Force Achievement Medal w/1 Oak leaf cluster, Joint Meritorious Unit Award w/1 Oak leaf cluster, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/3 Oak leaf clusters, Air Force Good Conduct Medal w/8 Oak leaf clusters, National Defense Service Medal with 1 service star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Air Force Overseas Ribbon Short w/1 Oak leaf cluster, Air Force Overseas Ribbon Long w/1 Oak leaf cluster, Air Force Longevity Service w/4 Oak leaf cluster, USAF Non-commissioned Officers Professional Military Education Ribbon w/2 Oak leaf clusters, Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon with 1 Service Star, Air Force Organizational Excellence Award w/1 Oak leaf cluster, Air Force Training Ribbon; Subject to recall to Active Duty by the Secretary of the Air Force.

Educational accomplishments include: Graduate Harlandale High School (’78); AA Degree, Community College of The Air Force, University of Maryland Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, AAS in Business Management, Dual Masters Degrees: Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and Information Resource Management (IRM) Webster University.
Ruben Cardosa
Ruben Cardosa
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Joined the Army in November, 17 1982 retired in 2006 served 24 yrs active military. Basic training Fort Knox, Kentucky. Duty stations Fort Bliss, Texas, Fort Carson, Colorado, Bamberg Germany, Korea Camp Casey, and Fort Knox, Ky. Units 3rd Armored Cavalry, 2nd Armored Cavalry, 17th Cavalry, 2/77 Armor, AOB Instructor, AC/RC instructor, and Range Control. Desert Storm veteran, Bronze Star.
Ruben ortiz Rivas
Ruben ortiz Rivas
Class of 1973
Army, 22 Years

Enlisted October 1975 as E-1 Armor Crewman. Rose to the rank of E-6 SSG and applied and was accepted into Officer Canidate School, OCS. Earned commission as an O-1 Second Lieutenant. Served 22 years and retired as a Cavalry Major, O-4.
Sally Guzman
Sally Guzman
Class of 1983
Army, 17 Years

17 years Active Duty; US Army Dental Corps -DENTAC/MEDDAC
Served in Korea 94/95
FT Sam Houston, Texas
Ft. Devens, Massachusetts
Ft Carson, Colorado
Red Stone Arsenal, AL
Ft Wainwright, Alaska
Thomas Landon Jones
Thomas Landon Jones
Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Master Chief Petty Officer. Served 2 Tours of Duty in Vietnam Attached to 3rd Marine Division as Hospital Corpsman
William J Nash (Willard Brown)
William J Nash (Willard Brown)
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Infantry
Ft Polk, La/ Ft Benning, Ga/ Vietmam/ Germany/Korea/ Ft Bliss/ Ft Hood/ Ft Carson/ ROTC Instrtr Pan Am Univ

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