Lamar High School Alumni

Lamar, Colorado (CO)

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

allan banker
allan banker
Class of 1987
Navy, 8 Years

4 years active on uss anchorage and 4 years reserve
Bob Denton
Bob Denton
Class of 1967
Navy, 3 Years

GM
Edward E. Lucero
Edward E. Lucero
Class of 1976
National Guard, 20+ Years

Served Desert Storm 1990-91
FREDERICK LEE MANLY
FREDERICK LEE MANLY
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Freddy served in Viet Nam, I found his name on the Viet Nam Memorial Wall. Following are the particulars. I remember him and HONOR him for his service and sacrifice for our America!
CPL - E4 - Army - Regular
1st Cav Division (AMBL)

Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Oct 20, 1966
Casualty was on Jan 2, 1968
In BINH DINH, SOUTH VIETNAM
Hostile, died of wounds, GROUND CASUALTY
GUN, SMALL ARMS FIRE
Body was recovered

Panel 33E - Line 20
Gary Binam
Gary Binam
Class of 1961
Air Force, 28 Years

Joined the Navy after HS graduation. Went to the US Merchant Marine Academy. Joined USAF as a pilot in 1970. Retired from active Duty in 1988.
George M. Harrington
George M. Harrington
Class of 1959
Army, 8 Years

KIA South Viet Nam
6 Apr 1967
Geri Christon
Geri Christon
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Army nurse served in Viet Nam 1969-1970.
Jacob Rundell
Jacob Rundell
Class of 1999
Air Force, 4 Years

Satellite operations and Buckley AFB
College Commisioning Program at Colorado School of Mines
Jeff Hobden
Jeff Hobden
Class of 1992
Army, 8 Years

51st Sig BN ABN Ft Bragg NC. 18 jumps
440 Signal BN Darmstadt Germany.
John Marez Chavarria
John Marez Chavarria
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

KIA Viet Nam
4 Mar 1970
Kenny Day
Kenny Day
Class of 1985
Army, 10 Years

As a 91 Bravo or Combat Flight Medic he served in 52nd Engineers, Fort Carson
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora
1st Infantry Division, Kuwait and Iraq
Camp Casey, South Korea
And
Larry Souders
Larry Souders
Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years

Based in Northern CA for 1 year and stationed in Hawaii for 3 years & 3 Months at U.S. Naval Communication Station, Honolulu, HI. I was a Navy Radioman Petty Officer.
LaVoy McVey
LaVoy McVey
Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 14 Years

Captain (0-3) Lavoy McVey USMC - MIA March 02, 1970 QuangNam South VietNam
A true HERO in every sense of the word.
A husband, father, friend, mentor, but most of all a Marine's Marine.
RIP my friend, my mentor, my HERO.
Leland Johnson
Leland Johnson
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Airborne, Ranger, Infantry
Marvin Lacy
Marvin Lacy
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 24 Years
Vietnam Veteran
Michael Corey
Michael Corey
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently serving on active duty with 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, NC.
Michael O. Bolser
Michael O. Bolser
Class of 1975
Army, 4 Years

Served stateside during Viet Nam loaded 5 times to go to Viet Nam and stood down 5 times.
Orin McVey
Orin McVey
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Artillary & Aviation
Ralph Dean Hirschler, Jr.
Ralph Dean Hirschler, Jr.
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

KIA South Viet Nam
11 Mar 1968
Richard Bolser
Richard Bolser
Class of 1964
Army, 6 Years

Basic Training at Fr. Bliss Tx, worked as a medical technologist, all 6 years. 1969-1970 Viet Nam. Hon. Discharged in 1974.
Richard Montez
Richard Montez
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Served 22 1/2 years, Vietnam Veteran, retired as CW2 Counterintelligence Special Agent.
Robert Garcia JR
Robert Garcia JR
Class of 1999
Army, 12 Years

US Army Infantry, enlisted in high school and is still currently enlisted. Has served numerous tours in Iraq and Afaghanistan. Has been married for 11 years, has a 10 year old son and 8 year old daughter. Currently station at Fort Carson Colorado.
Robert Merlo
Robert Merlo
Class of 1987
Army, 9 Years

Military Police
Robert Michael Felter
Robert Michael Felter
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Robert "Mike" Felter served in the Navy from 1967-1971. He was a Vietnamese River Patrol Advisor in Vietnam 7/1970 - 7/1971. He died July of 2009 at the Veteran's Hospital in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma of cancer.
Russell "Rusty" Allen Shields
Russell "Rusty" Allen Shields
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Copied from The Wall.
KIA, 6 Feb 1970
Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam, Ground combat. Promoted to O-2 posthumously.
First Lieutenant
B CO, 2ND BN, 501ST INFANTRY, 101ST ABN DIV, USARV
Army of the United States
Lamar, Colorado
April 12, 1944 to February 06, 1970
RUSSELL A SHIELDS is on the Wall at Panel W14, Line 108
See the full profile or name rubbing for Russell Shields
Sal Sarmiento
Sal Sarmiento
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 8 Years

4 Years Active Duty
4 Years Reserves
Teresa Pizano
Teresa Pizano
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Parris Island S Carolina December of 1992
1141/Basic electrician
Terry Stephens
Terry Stephens
Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 24 1/2 years
Thomas Bateman
Thomas Bateman
Class of 1999
Navy, 8 Years

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Thomas Bateman
Thomas Bateman
Class of 1999
Navy, 9 Years

i spent four years on active duty and the rest in the reserves
Thomas Kirbey
Thomas Kirbey
Class of 1962
Navy, 7 Years

Completed nuclear power training; qualified in submarines; commissioning crew of USS Narwhal SSN-671.

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Leif Hablutzel
Class of '04

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