Military Alumni

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

Honored Military Alumni

Chris Chadwick
Chris Chadwick Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 10 Years
DJ Wills
DJ Wills Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Current Rank: Sergeant Duty Stations: 7th Communications Batallion Okinawa Japan (Dec. 2005 - Oct. 2007) 1st Marine Division Camp Pendleton, CA (Oct. 2007 - Jul. 2010) 3rd Marine Division Okinawa Japan (Jul. 2010 - Present) Deployments: South Korea (August 2006, March 2007, & August 2007)
Ken Smith
Ken Smith Class of 1980
Navy, 10 Years
Hospital Corpsman/Surgical Technician Served in Desert Storm and Somalia. Also assisted in evacuation in Philipines after volcano eruption and Bangladesh after tropical storm hit it. On Presidential Emergency Trauma Team.
Kenneth Makowski
Kenneth Makowski Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years
Graduated 1957. Attended SHSUon baseball schlorship.Graduated 1961. Enterered US Army ,!962 as 2d Lt.. Served 3 tours in Germany,tour in Viet Nam,Saudi Arabia and various tours in Us. Retired from Military in 1984. Sold real estate for 15 years before retireing,for good.
Laura Pfitzner
Laura Pfitzner Class of 1977
Air Force, 5 Years
Served as Student Training Advisor for Corrections and Rehabilitation at Lowry AFB, Denver, CO. Earned the rank of Sgt. Also was assigned to Cannon AFB, Clovis, NM.
Shannon Cox
Shannon Cox Class of 1966
Army Reserves, 6 Years
Criminal Investigator

Classmates Spotlight

La Vega High School Classmates

Mary Ann Scott
Class of '60

Alumni Stories

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School News

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