Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
Have you lost your Independence High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Seventy-sixers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Bryan C. Coronel Class of 2001
Army Reserves, 6 Years United States Army Reserves
David Lopez Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years After graduating high school I joined the United States Navy were I served for 20 years as an aircraft mechanic, troubleshooting, servicing, overhauling and just general maintenance of million dollar aircraft and engines. I served honorably from February 1984 to March 2004 and during my career with the Navy I served in many duty stations and ships: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Oak Harbor, WA (AIMD VAQ132, VAQ137) Moffett Field, CA (AIMD) North Island San Diego, CA (VQ5) Point Mugu, CA (VX30, Weapons Test Squadron). I deployed on several aircraft carriers: U.S.S. Saratoga CV-60 (1985 & 87 Deployments) U.S.S. America CV-66 U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln CVN-72 (1993 & 1998 Deployments) U.S.S. Ranger CV-61 (1993 Deployment) U.S.S. George Washington CVN-73 (2000 Deployment).
Elizabeth Perez-Sinclair Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years Retired with 24 years of Service.
Esteban Garcia Class of 2000
Coast Guard, 4 Years I have served for four years in the US Coast Guard. I have been all over the country as well as abroad. i was deployed overseas to the Persian Gulf for one year. Did service in Bahrain, Persian Gulf, and Kuwait.
John Plisch Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Retired Active Duty Marine who served in the U.S and abroad
Joy Dela Cruz Class of 2001
Air Force, 4 Years Aerospace Medical Services Technician
Lance Corporal Arden Joesph A Buenagua Class of 2009
Marine Corps, 1 Years Passed Awy IED IN AFGAN.
Mark Laurenciano Class of 2001
Army, 8 Years • Enlisted in 2006. • Completed Basic Combat Training at Fort Knox, KY. • Concluded Advanced Individual Training at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD. • Served with the 101st Airborne Division, 4th Brigade Combat Team at Fort Campbell, KY. • Completed a 15-month tour of duty at FOB Shank, Afghanistan. • Officially and Honorably Discharged in 2014. • Currently serving as a Firefighter at Keyes Fire Department.
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