Las Lomas High School Alumni

Walnut Creek, 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

Amy Bullock (Sudderth)
Amy Bullock (Sudderth)
Class of 1988
Army, 5 Years

I served from 1992-1997, stationed in
Germany, Bosnia and Colorado.
My job was a Black Hawk Crew Chief, mechanic and door gunner.
Candice (Candi Child) Alvarez Child-Illum
Candice (Candi Child) Alvarez Child-Illum
Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years

Graduated from BYU ROTC as a Field Artillery Officer with an aviation specialty. Went to the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course at Ft. Sill, OK in 1982, followed by flight school at Ft Rucker, AL. When Aviation became a branch, I dropped the field artillery. I was first stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC, followed by the Aviation Officer Advanced Course, CASSS, and Spanish language school. I then served in Panama. During my time in service, I flew the OH-58, UH-1 and UH-60.
Donald Eagle
Donald Eagle
Class of 1978
Air Force, 10 Years

Chief of the Medical staff. AFSOC (Special Operations Command)
Gerald (Jerry) Decius
Gerald (Jerry) Decius
Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years

I spent 4 years in the Naval 'Seabees' (1959 to 1973) which is equivilent to the Army engineers. Seabees are not fleet navy, they wear Marine Corps field uniforms but the Navy dress uniform. The NCO's (E-2, E-3) wear blue stripes to designate them as seabees. Very specialized military service.
Harold Queen
Harold Queen
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

Nave retired Chief Warrant Officer with 26 years of service.
Karen S Wahlberg Vess
Karen S Wahlberg Vess
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

I enlisted in the Navy and taught Anti-Submarine Warfare for Navy Helocopters and P3 aircraft.
Kip Thompson
Kip Thompson
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Vietnam 1966 1967 Artillery FO 5th Marines, 2nd Arvns 5th Arvn Rangers
KIT HIGGINS
KIT HIGGINS
Class of 1985
Army, 7 Years

He was a combat medic and use to attend Las Lomas until he dropped out in 1985. He did 7 years and 9 months in the Army and did 9 months to a year in iraq.
manfred weiler
manfred weiler
Class of 1958
Army, 6 Years

served in germany as weapons specialist rank E5.after service worked in automotive field.
E5
Melissa Slye
Melissa Slye
Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years

Signal Corps. Joined in 2008. Medical Separation in 2010
Melissa Slye
Melissa Slye
Class of 2005
Army, 1 Years

done 1 year so far. right now stationed in Georgia. supposed to PCS to Ft Drum whenever my orders get cut.
Peter MacVean
Peter MacVean
Class of 1959
Army Reserves, 27 Years

MP, Warrant Officer, Criminal Investigation
Raymond Francis Adams
Raymond Francis Adams
Class of 1978
Navy, 4 Years

AT2 USNR-TAR ( full time reservist) Avionics
Tech. Second Class, Awarded Bronze Star.
Ricke Branum Sr
Ricke Branum Sr
Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years

Vietnam veteran 1970-71
Robert Callahan
Robert Callahan
Class of 1974
Navy, 3 Years

Assigned to ComNavSurfLant, Norfolk, VA. Stationed on USS Iwojima (LPH-2) part of ComPhibGrp2. Two Mediterranean deployments. Spent 117 days at sea on Full Alert when American Ambassador to Greece was kidnapped. 1976
Scott Nickell
Scott Nickell
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

20 years active duty US Air Force ... Most of it spent living in Europe and the Far East
WAYNE R WASHER
WAYNE R WASHER
Class of 1969
Air Force, 25 Years

I flew Combat Rescue in the HH-3E Jolly Green Giant. I attended helicopter training at Ft. Rucker AL and was stationed at Elmendorf AFB, AK. I transitioned into Special Operations and flew the MC-130E Combat Talon in the 8th SOS at Hurlburt Field, FL and the 1st SOS at Clark AB, Philippines. I was the J5 at Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC), HI. I finished out my career in acquisition as a Deputy Program Manager over the MC-130H, a Program Director of all SOF Trainers (simulators), Chief of Systems Integration for the C-17 at Wright Patterson AFB, OH. My last assignment was at McChord AFB, WA where I was the Chief of the C-17 Integration Office (We changed the base from a C-141 to a C-17 base - modified and built new buildings for the C-17.) Stood up the first four C-17 squadrons and retired the C-141's. When I had many interesting flights in both helos and fixed wing in Special Operations. Sorry can't share those here.
william emerson newman
william emerson newman
Class of 1980
Marine Corps Reserve, 6 Years

spent time in south korea ,panama and camp pendelton as a infantry platoon sargent
William Hyland
William Hyland
Class of 1957
Navy, 26 Years

Naval Aviator
Graduate U S Naval Academy 1964
3 Tours Viet Nam West coast and East coast assignments. Retired 1986
20 years defense contractor.
Reside in Mountain Home ID.
William Riseling
William Riseling
Class of 1968
Army, 34 Years

5 Active, 1 year Vietnam, total 34 years Army Reserves retired. Also Retired 38 years, Program Manager, Civil Service, US Navy, NAVAIR DoD

Classmates Spotlight

Las Lomas High School Classmates

Juanita Blome
Class of '61

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1970 Classmates

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