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

al celaya
al celaya
Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years

worked as telephone installer/cableman for six yrs, one year as a supply warehouseman supervisor, 14 years as a teletype/crypto maintenance technician and instructor for 3 years, retired as a Master Sergeant (E7). awared three USAF Commendation Medals, Vietnam service medals, Army and AF good conduct medals, and numerous other awards.
Alfonso Peña
Alfonso Peña
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined the US Navy, August 1960 where I obtained my high school GED. After serving 3+ yrs, I enlisted in the US Air Force, Jan 1968 and retired as a Senior Master Sargeant in Feb 1985 after serving 17+ years.
Armando Bernie Perez
Armando Bernie Perez
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Master Chief Petty Officer
Avila, Ernesto
Avila, Ernesto
Class of 1976
Navy, 21 Years

Tin Can Rider all West Coast
Dago Morales
Dago Morales
Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years

101st Airborne, 119th Trans. 155 Trans.
Daniel Aguilera
Daniel Aguilera
Class of 1973
Navy, 10 Years

U.S. NAVY "SEABEE'S (WEST COAST)
Daniel Aguilera
Daniel Aguilera
Class of 1973
Navy, 10 Years

U.S.NAVY "SEABEES" 10+ YRS.
Eddie Trujillo
Eddie Trujillo
Class of 1977
Navy, 15 Years

U.S.Navy 1 1/2 year in Norfolk Va. 13 1/2 years base in San Diego Ca. four trip over sea total of two years 3 month outside the U.S. enjoy meeting different cultures and believes. Awarded the Metal for Humanitarian aware for assisting with the welfare of people in Foreign countrys. Rescuing people afloat in the waters near Vietnam
Edwardo Sotelo
Edwardo Sotelo
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the Navy in 1960 and completed my GED in 1961 otherwise I woul have graduated in 1962.
Enrique (Henry) F. Chavez
Enrique (Henry) F. Chavez
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

United States Navy Submarine Force for 21 years. Retired as a Senior Chief Fire Controlman "Submarine Qualified"
Ernesto Meza
Ernesto Meza
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Served as Physiological Training



Serve as Physiological Training Specialist training pilots in altitude chambers, ejection seat trainer, and parachuting.
FEDERICO ROMERO
FEDERICO ROMERO
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

GUNNYSARGENT USMC
Fernando Frescas
Fernando Frescas
Class of 1981
Army Reserves, 8 Years

Combat Medic and X-Ray Technician with Detachment 1, 44th Evacuation Hospital, 807th Medical Brigade U.S. Army Reserves
Fernando Frescas
Fernando Frescas
Class of 1981
Army Reserves, 8 Years

Det 1, 44th Evac Hospital
Combat Medic and X-Ray Technician
George Duchene
George Duchene
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Taiwan, Korea, Guam, Phillipines, Japan, Norton AFB, March AFB,
GLORIA VILLELA MUNIZ
GLORIA VILLELA MUNIZ
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

US ARMY, RETIRE, FIRST SERGEATN
Henry F. Chavez
Henry F. Chavez
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 21 years in the Submarine Force achieving the rank of Senior Chief Fire Controlman. Stationed in Groton, CT., Norfolk, VA., and Kittery, ME.
Ida Ortega Weiner
Ida Ortega Weiner
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Commisioned among first women in combat arms, -Air Defense Artillery Branch in 1980 and continued to serve in the Military Intelligence Branch; Desert Shield, Desert Storm, United Nations-Former Yugoslavia. Retired combat veteran, receipient of the Bronze Star.
Ignacio A Dominguez Jr.
Ignacio A Dominguez Jr.
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Stationed in Hawaii, did two west pac floats. 1978-1982.
Jaime V. Alvarez, USN, Ret
Jaime V. Alvarez, USN, Ret
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired as a Gunner's Mate First Class Petty Officer. Stationed on 5 US Navy Ships out of Yokosuska, Japan, San Diego, CA, Seattle Washington, NAS New Orleans, LA, NRC Los Angles, CA: NSA Long Becach, CA SIMA Weapons Officer
Jesse Cuellar
Jesse Cuellar
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Expeditionary Airfields Service Chief. 24+ yrs and still going strong
Jesus Licon
Jesus Licon
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

Class of 1972. Served 4 years at Great Falls, Montana.
Jesus Lopez
Jesus Lopez
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Honorably discharged as a Sgt. E-5. Tour of duty in Vietnam 1969-1970.
Jesus Roberto "BETO" Vasquez
Jesus Roberto "BETO" Vasquez
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Robert was KIA in Vietnam January 1968 and received the NAVY CROSS, and recently we had the HONOR OF NAMING A PARK IN HIS HONOR in El Paso. The Parks name is SGT. JESUS ROBERTO "BETO" PARK. Please, if you get a chance, stop by and visit. Beto is my brother, my name is Juan Vasquez, class if 1971.
Jose L Luna
Jose L Luna
Class of 1972
Army, 20 Years

Retired MSG US ARMY
Jose L Luna
Jose L Luna
Class of 1972
Army, 20 Years

Retired MSG US ARMY
Jose Ochoa
Jose Ochoa
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

I'm proud to have served my country during difficult times.
Juan F. Vasquez, Sgt. USMC
Juan F. Vasquez, Sgt. USMC
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Four of the best years in my life. Japan, Honk Kong, Taiwan, Taipei, Phillipines, Vietnam (Gulf of Tonkin)
Juan Vargas
Juan Vargas
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

I have retired from us navy 20 years from june 14 1973 to august 31 1993. N retired from mililtary sealift command april 18 1995 to 31 july 2015 i have supported the troops for 40 years i am married have been for 43 years this August. I have 3 children in the Philippines. An 2 grand kids an one on the way i thank my FATHER N MOTHER FOR GIVING. ME LIFE AN ESPECIALLY. MY WIFE VIOLETA. N MY TEACHET AT JEFF MRS PENNNINGTON N MISS RODRIGUEZ. AT THE OLD BEALL SCHOOL N ABOUT ALL MY LORD IN YHE HEAVENS
Juan Vargas
Juan Vargas
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

I have retired from us navy 20 years from june 14 1973 to august 31 1993. N retired from mililtary sealift command april 18 1995 to 31 july 2015 i have supported the troops for 40 years i am married have been for 43 years this August. I have 3 children in the Philippines. An 2 grand kids an one on the way i thank my FATHER N MOTHER FOR GIVING. ME LIFE AN ESPECIALLY. MY WIFE VIOLETA. N MY TEACHET AT JEFF MRS PENNNINGTON N MISS RODRIGUEZ. AT THE OLD BEALL SCHOOL N ABOUT ALL MY LORD IN YHE HEAVENS
Lorena Bernal
Lorena Bernal
Class of 1980
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

6.5 years on active duty in the Army followed by 16 years in the Army Reserve
Lorenzo Fernando Garza
Lorenzo Fernando Garza
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20 Years

Just my luck, I joined the Air Force in 1974 to see some action but by then, Viet Nam was over and then I retired in 1994 just as Desert Storm was starting. I have God to thank for that.
Manue Cisneros Jr
Manue Cisneros Jr
Class of 1970
Navy Reserves, 6 Years

Servered on the USS Stein DE1065.
Manuel Diaz
Manuel Diaz
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

Dental Tech DT3(E-4) Field Medic for Marines stationed @ 3rd Marine Air Wing, El Toro, California
Marco Morales
Marco Morales
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

Served honorably with the 2nd Infantry Division and 8th U.S. Army in Korea and in Panama with the U.S. Army School of the Americas
Martin G. Rivera
Martin G. Rivera
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 4 Years

crew chief for hueys & cobras helicopters
Michael Roddy
Michael Roddy
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

served with the greatest force on Earth Go Army
Paula Perez Meek
Paula Perez Meek
Class of 1981
Navy, 5 Years

Plus Mississippi Air National Guard total 23 and going!
PETE LAGUNAS
PETE LAGUNAS
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

RETIRED 1995 RANK MASTER SGT
Pete Morales
Pete Morales
Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years

military instructor,special ops,ground equipment maintenance deployed !st sgt.

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