Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Anthony A. Walker Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years Army medic, nurse and now physician assistant. very honorable service
Brian Waller Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years Served Onboard the USS proteus, Uss Cape Cod, Navy recruiting District San Francisco, Assault Craft Unit 5, Uss Carl Vinson and Navy Sub Base Point Loma Ca. Retired August 2007 after 23 years of service
Don Williams Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years Airborne Infantry (Among other things...)
George A. Custer Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years Served in a search & rescue squadron in Viet-Nam
Jamey Atkins Class of 1992
Navy, 16 Years Currently a Chief Aviation Support Equipment Technician stationed at FRC NW, Whidbey Island, WA.
Jeff Hawkins Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years Joined the Air Force 1 year after graduation. Served most of the time at bases in California. Spent 1 year in Thailand. This is where I started my career as a firefighter.
Phil Walters Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years Served as Hospital Corpman/Dental Technician. Duty Stations: MCRD, CA; Naval Hosp. Okinawa: NAS Whidbey Is. WA: USS Enterprise, Instructor Duty, CA; 1st Med/Bn Camp Pendleton. 1st Dental Bn Camp Pendleton, Operations Desert Storm, MCAS El Toro, CA. Retired Senior Chief.
Rachel Branson Byington Class of 1989
Air Force, 17 Years Still serving as a Jet Engine Mechanic. Currently in the Air National Guard.
Richard Dowty Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 8 Years Served time in the Vietnam war in the infantry with 3rd marines changed fields to Aviation Electronics fire control radar on the F4J phantom aircraft.
RICHARD REED Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 20+ Years SPENT LITTLE TIME IN VIETMAN 1966 -1967/1969-1970/1974. STAIONED IN HAWAII,ELTORO CALIF,CAMP PEN CAL,OKINAWA,PHILLIPINES,JAPAN.SPENT A LITTLE TIME ON GUAM,MIDWAY,SAIPAN ,WAKE. RETIRED IN 1984 MASTER SERGEANT USMC
Ron Buster Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years I served in the US AirForce for 4 years. Two years in Alaska and Two years at Beale AFB Marysville CA. I joined the Army Reserves in Minneapolis Minnesota and Served 7 years on Active Duty with the Reserves. My last 5 years was as the Director of BNOC for the Army Reserves.
Ron Madsen Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years Submariner
Stephen E. Broome Class of 1972
Army, 14 Years enlisted in Air Force after HS graduation as a Ground Radio Repairman. Served at Castle air Force Base. Got out in 1976 and got a BS n Criminal Justice. Returned to the Army i 1980 and went through Officer Candidate School and received a commission. Got out in November of 1990 .as a captain. Served in Georgia, Texas, Colorado, New Jersey and Germany.
Susan L Rice (Meador) Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years I was assigned to the communications section of HHB DIVARTY, Fort Richardson, AK. I served 3 years. My job classification was 31C - Single Channel Radio Teletype Operator. I was also the Assistant Communications Officer working directly under our Company Communications Officer.
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2012 T-Bird Football
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