Kelso High School Alumni

Kelso, Washington (WA)

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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Kelso High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Hilanders lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Edison
Edison
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Mechanic
Gale Vasquez
Gale Vasquez
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Helicopter Anti-Submarine Crewman & Search and Rescue Swimmer
Gordon R.Bailey
Gordon R.Bailey
Class of 1946
Navy, 4 Years

Aboard a heavy cruiser USS ST. Paul CA-73 for three yrs. Aboard destroyer USS Remey DD 688 for one year . During the Korean War 1950-1952
Jennifer Johnson Lucero
Jennifer Johnson Lucero
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a security policeman, Equal Opportunity Advisor, and a First Sergeant...22 years of active service
Larry a scott
Larry a scott
Class of 1968
Army, 16 Years

101st airborne, 2/327th infantry, Vietnam. 104th training division, Washington. Served in Washington, California,Missouri, Georgia, and in combat, Vietnam 1970 - 1971.
Larry a scott
Larry a scott
Class of 1968
Army, 16 Years

101st airborne, 2/327th infantry, Vietnam. 104th training division, Washington. Served in Washington, California,Missouri, Georgia, and in combat, Vietnam 1970 - 1971.
Mike Ward
Mike Ward
Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years

Served three and a half years onboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. My primary duty was operating the equipment that caught the aircraft as they landed. My first major cruise was in 1984. We went to Hawaii, Hong Kong, Phillipines and Singapore. We deployed again in 1986. This time we went to Hawaii, Phillipines,Pakistan,France, Italy, and Australia. I was lucky enough to serve during peace time, however I was in the Phillipines during the Aquino election and the exile of Marcos. We also participated in the Libya crisis.
Nicholas Wilkerson
Nicholas Wilkerson
Class of 1997
Air Force, 6 Years

Combat Convoy and Logistics
Spent 5 of his 6 years of service in Iraq.
Ralph Roggenback
Ralph Roggenback
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20 Years

I saw the world.
Ron Huntington
Ron Huntington
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served at Camp Del Mar inside of camp Pendleton.
Shelly (Yocum) Hudson
Shelly (Yocum) Hudson
Class of 1991
Navy, 15 Years

Nuclear Electrician's Mate. Served aboard the USS John C Stennis (CVN 74); USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Frank Cable (AS 40); and the USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

Classmates Spotlight

Kelso High School Classmates

Gayle Jellison
Class of '79

Alumni Stories

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School News

News

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