Hiram W Johnson High School Alumni

Sacramento, California (CA)

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Honored Military Alumni

Alan Pegg
Alan Pegg
Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Boot camp MCRD San Diego, CA, Stationed in Okinawa, Japan and then Camp Leguene, NC.
Autumn Brown
Autumn Brown
Class of 1974
Navy, 2 Years

Assigned to the USS Dixon A-37 In Pt. Loma, San Diego, CA
Bill Copus
Bill Copus
Class of 1961
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 22 years active duty, 1966-88. Retired in 1988, rank of Lieutenant Commander. NJROTC instructor since I retired. Live in southern CA.
Bob Palandech
Bob Palandech
Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 4 years and 9 months in Air Force 1960 - 1965. Then 1 year 3 months inactive Reserve 1965 - 1966. Then I served 24 years in the Oregon Air National Guard 1975 - 1999. Retired as a SMSgt (E8)
Bob Woodson
Bob Woodson
Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years

Boot Camp at Fort Ord. Was 2nd highest in Advanced Training at Fort Lee, Virginia. Missed 1st by two tenths of one percent. Trained as 3rd Echelon Supply Specialist/Armorer. Ended up in Germany in a aircraft maintenance company for my full time in the service. Was awarded Superior Performance Pay my last year in the service.
Brandon Revering
Brandon Revering
Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years

U.S. Army Infantry
Charles Palmer
Charles Palmer
Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years

Stationed at White Sands Missile Range, NM, 1972-1974. (unassigned reserves for 4 more yrs). Served in the AMC Prperty Book Br. - in a secured area, dealing with tracking devices for missles, air planes, rocket launches. Primary duty to retrieve radar units in the field.. Account for radar units and insured their operational status.
Charles Palmer
Charles Palmer
Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years

Drafted during the Veitnam Era. Served my time at White Sands Missle Range, NM.

Due of the nature of my work all I can say is, spent some time chasing roadrunners! lol
Christopher A Dixon
Christopher A Dixon
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in the Corps from 1985-1989. Left the service as Corporal
Corey Buck
Corey Buck
Class of 1969
Navy, 8 Years

2 Tours Nam active 4 yrs and reserve 4 yrs served on USS Richard S Edwards DD-950 Destroyer doing fire support and sar missions.
corky Phillips
corky Phillips
Class of 1966
Navy, 2 Years

Navy 01/04/1968 to 07/21/1972 server on the cvs USS Ranger for June 68 to 72 discharge 07/21 /72
Daniel Shubert
Daniel Shubert
Class of 1988
Navy, 2 Years

USS Wabash First gulf war
David Reback
David Reback
Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF SAC 5th Bomb Wing
David Sanchez
David Sanchez
Class of 1996
Army, 8 Years

I have servived in the Army for 8 year. with 2 very long deployments
Deborah (Calton) Johnson
Deborah (Calton) Johnson
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Active Duty and Reserve time, LTC retired!!
Debra Carpenter
Debra Carpenter
Class of 1972
Army, 2 Years

Regional Personnel Specialist obtaining new assignments and producing orders for members who had completed tour of duty in Europe returning to US.
Doc Dennis Kauffman
Doc Dennis Kauffman
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Basic- NTC San Diego
Hospital Corps School- Balboa NH, San Diego
Ward Duty- USNH, Oak Knoll, Oakland
Operating Tech. School, Oak Knoll, Oakland
Operating Tech. School Instructor (SAA)
USS Nueces,APB-40, Mobil Riverine Forces TF117, Mekong Delta Rivers, RVN
USS Ogden, LPD-4, 3-3-3 Force Marines, On Readiness status, off the coast, RVN, Hong Kong, and Okinawa.
Dwight V. Edwards
Dwight V. Edwards
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Luke AFB 81-83
Spain 83-86
DM 86-88
England 88-92
Las Vegas 92-97
Korea 97-98
Florida 98-03
Ernest Foster Holder
Ernest Foster Holder
Class of 1984
Navy, 10 Years

AG1 (Ret) EF Holder - RTC Great Lakes, IL, Chanute AFB, IL, USS Nimitz (CVN-68), Moffett Field, CA, Keesler AFB, MS, Naval Station Norfollk, VA
Frances Mitts Lott
Frances Mitts Lott
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Joined Navy 1960-1964 US Naval Reserve 1976 to 1995
Frances Mitts Lott
Frances Mitts Lott
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined Navy 1960-1964 US Naval Reserve 1976-1995. Radioed First Class (E-6)
Gerald A Smith
Gerald A Smith
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

server vietnam, korea, europe and the united states of my 20+ years in the service and retiired from the Air Force in 1990
Hernan Valdez
Hernan Valdez
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 6 Years

3rd Mar Div. 1st Tracked Vehicle Bn. "C" co. USS Anchorage lsd-36 westpac 76-77
1st MarDiv 1st Tank Bn. Camp Pendleton. Ca
James E. Wolfe
James E. Wolfe
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined August 1961 stationed Castle AFB, 61-64, Hickam. AFB 64-66, Nha Trang Vietnam 1966, Lackland AFB, TX
James Russell Bass
James Russell Bass
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Viet Nam late 1969 and 70 on the ground, guarding ammo dump location inland from Quin Yhan. Trained as boat operator at Fort Ustes Virginia and stationed at Fort Ord and the Monterey Coast Guard pier state side.
James Wolf
James Wolf
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Servered from Oct. 67 to Oct. 87. First 5yrs. Instructor at Ft. Eustis, Va., teaching Aircraft Welding, Salvage Divers and Marine Hull Repairmen.Stationed with the 101st, 2nd AD, 175th Attack Helecopter Co., After 10yrs reclassified into Combat Arms, Armor. Rode a Tank for 10yrs. Stationed with the 1st AD, 2nd AD, 1/1 Cav. PSG, M60A3 Master Gunner, Armor 1SG, Last assignment. Active duty advisor with the Texas NG. Retired in 1987
JIM WALTON
JIM WALTON
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

AIR INTELLEGENCE
Joe Lopez
Joe Lopez
Class of 1993
Air Force, 13 Years

Been pretty much everywhere. in MD now.
Joe Roberts
Joe Roberts
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

After graduation, tried City College and wasn't for me. Joined the Navy in '68 with Bob Burfield (also Class '65; he became a Corpsman and went to Nam). Became a Crypto Electronics Tech E-4 to E-6.
Got a NESEP Commission and joined the Navy SEABEES. Attended U of U, Cal and CU. Got an MBA on the GI Bill in 1989. Visited 35 countries from a few days to 3 months. Gone a lot. Retired in 1986.
JOHN H Parker Jr
JOHN H Parker Jr
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

Military Intel, Morse Code Intercepter, 82 Airborne, Ft Bragg NC
John H. Parker Jr.
John H. Parker Jr.
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

Military Intlligence, 82nd Airborne
Joseph Scott Dobson
Joseph Scott Dobson
Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years

Mr. Dobson entered the military in Jacksonville, AL, in 1967. He retired with an honorable discharge, 31 Aug 1990, Goodfellow AFB TX with the rank of Master Sergeant.

His record of service includes 7 years of Foreign Service which included Viet Nam, Turkey, and Australia. His military education includes the following: BMTS, 6 weeks, Dec 1967, NCO Leadership School, 4 weeks, Jul 1977, NCO Academy, 6 weeks, May 1985, and NCO Academy, Correspondence, Turkish Language
Course, Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA, Honor Graduate, and management and communication courses through various Professional Military Education Academies.

Decorations, Medals, Badges, Citations and Campaign Ribbons Awarded or Authorized:
Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal w/1 Device, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award w/4 Devices, Air Force Good Conduct Medal w/6 Devices, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/3 Devices, Air Force Overseas Short Tour Ribbon w/1 Device, Air Force Long Tour Ribbon w/1 Device, Air Force Longevity Service Award Ribbon w/4 Devices, NCO Professional Military Education Ribbon w/1 Device, Air Force Training Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.

Awards and Recognition include: Ratings of Excellent in all three Inspection General reports while at Goodfellow AFB, Supply Squadron was chosen as Best In Air Training Command three years in a row, and was second in Air Force-wide competition, received the Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, and Air Force Commendation Medal with Oakleaf Cluster.

His military career afforded him the opportunity to make and keep very dear friends and many fond memories.
Keith "K.C." Webb
Keith "K.C." Webb
Class of 1982
Air Force, 14 Years

Acft Maint and Command & Control. Ellsworth AFB S.D. 85-90, Kadena AB, Okinawa Japan 90-94, Grand Forks AFB N.D. 94-99
Kenneth Young
Kenneth Young
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Medical Corp
Kenny Stoves, MBA
Kenny Stoves, MBA
Class of 1979
Air Force, 23 Years

Administrator of the Year for all Europe bases. Executive Assistant to Generals, Wing Commanders and Operations. Honor Guard, Trainer and Beta Tester for Microsoft Windows 3.0 for Air Force before release.
Kimberly Wells (Thompson)
Kimberly Wells (Thompson)
Class of 1968
Army, 1 Years

Womens Army Corp - Dental Assistant.
Ft McClellan, AL
Ft Sam Houston, TX
Ft Leavenworth, KS
Mark Delbert Gridley
Mark Delbert Gridley
Class of 1976
Army, 8 Years

Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. 2 Dexheim Germany 1976-1979. Ft. Bragg 1979-1983. Ansbach Germany 83-84
Mark Harbolt
Mark Harbolt
Class of 1973
Navy, 8 Years

Joined in the Nuclear Power field. Servied in the Engineering Dept. on two ships. Served on the East coast. Saw both coasts of Africa, East coast of South America, The Red Sea et al, More of the Mediterranean than I want or can remember. Participated in initiating and implememting the Navy's Propulsion Engineering Board (PEB).
Marsha Abston
Marsha Abston
Class of 1988
Army, 16 Years

Served in US Army now in Army National Guard.
Michael (Mike) Schell
Michael (Mike) Schell
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlised in 1978, Submainres/Nuclear Power. Commissioned via the Limited Duty Officer Program in 1994. Retired in 1998.

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