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

Honored Military Alumni

Bob Carr
Bob Carr Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 23 years in the Air Force--retired from the AF in 2003--currently living in Florida
Bob Poole
Bob Poole Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served with the Army as a crew chief on the Huey's with the Medivac unit in Viet Nam and then joined the Air Force after a brief break from the Army and completed my 20 years.
Donald L. Smith
Donald L. Smith Class of 1977
Air Force, 12 Years
Heavy Equipment Operator. Stationed at George A.F.B - Victoville, CA and March A.F.B. - Riverside, CA.
Glenn Andrew Estrada
Glenn Andrew Estrada Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Senior Ammunition Specialists. Served two tours in the Middle East and three tours in Europe. Retired after 32 yrs of service which also include active duty, Army Reserves and the Colorado National Guard.
Gordon E. Smith
Gordon E. Smith Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Flight Engineer for the now retired C-141 Starlifter
James E Smith
James E Smith Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served our great country with honor. Started his Air Force career in Aerospace Ground Equipment and then in HVAC-R where he became a Master Instructor and a Senior NCO. Honorably discharged.
James M. Gallegos
James M. Gallegos Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years
Trust me you have no idea what we do day to day. where were going to be if you don't know ask.
martin gabehart
martin gabehart Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
3 years in the us army 17 years in the guard
ricky a miller
ricky a miller Class of 1980
Air Force, 4 Years
1983-1987 was stationed at bitburg air base Germany for 3.5 years loved serving.
ricky a miller
ricky a miller Class of 1980
Air Force, 4 Years
Myfull term was in Germany at Bitburg Air base, well with the exception of 6 months here in the states training and tech school
ricky a miller
ricky a miller Class of 1980
Air Force, 4 Years
3.5 years at Bitgurg Air base located in Germany, worked on the F-15 fighter

Classmates Spotlight

Las Animas High School Classmates

Dean Ritchhart
Class of '58

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