Kingsburg High School Alumni

Kingsburg, California (CA)

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

Andrew Hernandez Jr.
Andrew Hernandez Jr.
Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years

I completed my training in Oklahoma and will be stationed in Hawaii.
Brad
Brad
Class of 1996
Air Force, 17 Years

Air Force...worked on planes, recruited people, deployed, etc etc...
Byron Schmidt
Byron Schmidt
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20 Years

Air Traffic Controller, Instructor, Combat Comm Controller (Garrison)
Chad Starr
Chad Starr
Class of 1996
Air Force, 4 Years

Security Forces
Charles Wood
Charles Wood
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted 1964. Commissioned 1968. Earned BA, MA, MAPA, and 2 ABDs while on active duty. Covered Vietnam War as information officer. Served in NATO and Strategic Air Command in closing days of Cold War. Assistant Professor in communication at Defense Information School and US Air Force Academy where he also served as chairman of Military Studies Dept. Editor/senior author for military textbook used by 15 nations. Senior advisor in public affairs to five four-star generals and admirals. NATO spokesman in Southern Europe. Public affairs manager for activation of US Space Command and US Strategic Command. Strategic planner for first Gulf War, first reduction of US nuclear weapons, and inactivation of Strategic Air Command, most powerful military force in nation's history.
David Hale
David Hale
Class of 1991
Army, 11 Years

I started my career as a Parachute Rigger for the 82nd ABN DIV. From there I became a Informations Systems Technician and have served at Fort Sill, Fort Meade, and Fort Leavenworth since that time, consecutively.
Douglas Rogers (Cushman)
Douglas Rogers (Cushman)
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Dropped out of school,1964, joined the U S Navy 1965 through 1968. Served on the USS Chowanoc ATF-100, and USS Tawakoni ATF-114, Served on two "WestPac" tours. Visited Hawaii, Japan, Hong Kong, Guam, Iwakuni, The Phillpines and Viet Nam.
Earl Laliberte
Earl Laliberte
Class of 1999
Air Force, 2 Years

i joined the airforce in 2004 and hope to stay in as long as i can.
fred t renshaw
fred t renshaw
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

command sergeant major 35years
Gary Washburn
Gary Washburn
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Drafted in August, 1966, attended Officer Candidate School and was commission a lieutenant in June, 1967. Assigned to Atlanta Army Depot, Forest Park, GA, and trained troops for logistics/supplies in Vietnam. Separated June, 1969
HUMBERTO CANTU III
HUMBERTO CANTU III
Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years

FORT HOOD TX
James Falcon Jr
James Falcon Jr
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Marine Corps Infantry 1/7 C. Co
Jim Bolding
Jim Bolding
Class of 1962
Navy, 6 Years

Served 1962 trough 1968 as Air Crewman
JUNIOR SOUTHARD
JUNIOR SOUTHARD
Class of 1978
Army, 9 Years

WAS OVER IN KOREA & GERMANY & FORT POLK, LA AND KANSAS & NEW JERSEY. REPLACING TANK AND TRUCK ENGINES AND
TRANSMISSIONS.TRUCK DRIVER AND RE-ENLISTING (NCO)
larry wright
larry wright
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

avionics, 6 tears in special ops(classified) 2years in recon.when i was in gulf in 91 served in korea twice and okinawa i have about 1500 hours fling with hh-53 helos and wc-135 on constant gloob each 1/4 year where we3 would fly to cifferent locations around the world
Leonard Samuelson
Leonard Samuelson
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Refueling
Mae Dowling Stephens-Mensah
Mae Dowling Stephens-Mensah
Class of 1990
Army, 5 Years

Technical Telecommunications Systems Specialist
Marcos Moreno
Marcos Moreno
Class of 1995
Army, 13 Years

U.S. ARMY Combat Engineer
Michael Rouff
Michael Rouff
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired in with 22 years service in the United States Navy. Retired as a Senior Chief (E-8) and saw combat as a Corpsman with the Marines in the following:

Vietnam (1972).
Beirut (1983 - BLT Bombing).
Desert Shield/Storm (1990).
Retired in November 1991.
Michael V. Graham
Michael V. Graham
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Operation Desert Shield/ Desert Storm Veteran, Bosnia (twice) Veteran, Operation Iraqi Freedom (2005) Veteran
Neal Polk
Neal Polk
Class of 1996
Navy, 11 Years

CNSWG-1,Iraq,Afghanistan ect.
Rick Reynolds
Rick Reynolds
Class of 1969
Army, 5 Years

Communication initially and then radar repair. Served both overseas and in the US.
Ronald Clem
Ronald Clem
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served starting summer after graduation in 1977. After basic training in San Diego, spent about 3 months at the since closed helecopter base in Santa Anna, Ca waiting for training school. Went to school at 29 Palms, Ca to become an Assistant Weapons Controller. First duty station was MCAS Beaufort, SC. I was there for a year and a half. During that time, I went on joint service deployments to the White Sands, NM testing grounds (home of the trinity nuclear test site), and an international military exercise in Germany. From Beaufort, I spent a year in Okinawa, Japan. While there, I was deployed with my squadron for an international training exercise to the Philipines. My final duty station was MCAS Cherry Point, NC. During my 4 years of service, I earned the rank of Corporal (E-4), earned a Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, and a Good Conduct Medal. I qualified as an Expert rifle marksman, the highest qualification.
Stanford Dan Riley
Stanford Dan Riley
Class of 1963
Army, 8 Years

Korea '65/'66 Vietnam '68/69 - LBJ's hired assassin. 11B40. Service dates Jan '64 - Feb '72
thomas baker
thomas baker
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 15 Years

served in first gulf war,with 1st bn 1st marines Bco.And served 9 months in somalia with 1st bn 9th marines (the walking dead) .Got out of the suck in 1995.
Thomas Wolke
Thomas Wolke
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Enlisted in the Army in 1969 to be a helicopter pilot but resigned from the program. So they made me a clerk and then a test administrator and briefer at an induction station. Also entered the Navy Reserve in 1977 becoming an intelligence officer. Retired in 1994 as a Lieutenant Commander.

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Kingsburg High School Classmates

Kenneth Tehee
Class of '68

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