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

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.
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)
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.
JOSE A. FLORES Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
Juan Barrientes
Juan Barrientes Class of 1980
Air Force, 10 Years
Tucson Az. Omaha Ne. Austin Tx. Osan AB Korea. Tucson Az.
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.
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.
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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