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

1SG Donald J. Fisher
1SG Donald J. Fisher Class of 1986
Army, 17 Years
Currently serving. I have participated in combat operations in Panama, Operation Desert Storm, 2 tours in Iraq, 1 tour in Afganistan, 1 tour in Guantanamo Bay Cuba. I love what I do. My Daughter, who has just completed her second year of college has just enlisted as a interegator.
David Paluso
David Paluso Class of 1975
Army, 16 Years
Servered in 11 ACR in Fulda Germany,got out used my GI bill and received my BA in History and my commission in Armor and was posted to the 1 AD in Erlangen Germany. Severed with the 1ID Ft Riley, KS. I was the S3 Air 4-37 AR during Desert Storm.
Dennis Sciba
Dennis Sciba Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
After graduating from San Jose State during the Vietnam War, I entered the Army as a Second Lieutenant. My various assignments in the States included Fort Lewis, WA in the Field Artillery, two tours in the Pentagon on the Department of the Army Staff, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, and a Battalion command at Fort Benjamin Harrison, IN. I also served two tours in Germany in the 1st Armored Division and 7th Corps. After my Battalion command, I retired as a Lieutenant Colonel and followed my Army Nurse wife to West Point. After her tour there, we stayed in the area, and I taught school for 22 years. I now have a "retirement job" at the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor, New York.
George Goumas
George Goumas Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
I served from 1968 to 1972 in both the South East Asian and European theaters. I was a member of the U.S. Air Force Security Service, and worked as an intelligence analyst with National Security Agency
HECTOR E. MEDAL
HECTOR E. MEDAL Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years
SERVED ON DESTROYER AND TRAVELED AS A WARSHIP ATTEMPTING TO CREATE SIMULATED WARGAMES WITH SUBMARINES. Earned GED with the Navy. Discharged honorably at New London, CT. and remained in NEW ENGLAND.
Helder Silva
Helder Silva Class of 1998
Navy, 7 Years
Corpsman Stationed with: 2/7 1st Tanks Naval Medical Center San Diego
Jesse Garcia
Jesse Garcia Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in Cuban missile criss & Vietnam
Jose Vargas aka Joe
Jose Vargas aka Joe Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
served in Vietnam in 1966 to 1967/1969-1970 with 1st battalion 9 Marines. since 25 years mostly in Far East. 2005 served with US Army 3rd&4th ID Taji Iraq
Leonard  Duarte
Leonard Duarte Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years
Radio Teletype operator/Unit Police....Served during Vietnam conflict with 3rd Aviation BN 3rd Inf. Division. Served in Germany during conflict .
MIKE  GARCIA
MIKE GARCIA Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years
RIFLEMAN---DA NANG HARBOR, VIETNAM
MIKE  GARCIA
MIKE GARCIA Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years
UNITED STATES MARINE CORP ( RIFLEMAN ) 1971---1973 OKINAWA DANANG, VIETNAM TAIPAI AND HONG KONG
Robert Bautch
Robert Bautch Class of 1986
Navy, 10 Years
A Navy sailor stationed onboard two ships (USS MAUNA KEA and USS Abraham Lincoln.) An auxiliary Machinist Mate who operated Air Conditioning plants and Cryogenic Plants. I made three deployments to the Persian Gulf during desert shield and desert storm. My favorite ports are: Australia, Philippines, Hong Kong, and Kenya. I'll always remember my four years at James Lick and all the fun we had as a class. I do wish I spent less time ditching / cutting class and more time in class. James Lick did have some hot girls!
Terry Reeder
Terry Reeder Class of 1962
Army, 6 Years
Served 2 Years Active Duty + 4 Years Reserves Basic at Fort Lewis AIT at Fort Gordon & Fort Dix 14 Months + 3 Days Far East

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1980 to 1990 All-Class Reunion

All class reunion for the graduating years 1980 thru 1990 to be held Aug 14, 2010 in San Jose Ca.
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