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 Long Beach Polytechnic High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Aja Al Fasah Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years 82nd Airborne 1st of the 504th Served under the first Black Commander of the of the 82nd Airborne Division Rosco Robinson
Charles Mann Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years 1958 to 1962. Served in Turkey with a cold war nuclear strike force aimed at The Soviet Union. Rotated through France, England, Scotland, French Morroco (Casablanca) Libya,(Tripoli) Africa, Aviano Italy, Madrid and Seville Spain and the Azores Islands as relief squadrons.
Chris bautista Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 9 Years US Marines
Dennis Russell Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years I joined the Naval Reserve in 1958, was at Los Alamitos on weekend drills once a month till I graduated in 1959, THen I went active duty August 1959, after boot camp I went to Jax Florida for two years after that I reenlisted for six more years, went aboard the USS Ranger CVA61 out of Alameda , Calif, spnt three years with VA 93 on the same ship went to different bassis different ships during the Viet Nam War ended up in Yuma Az on my last tour with theMarines here as a NDTI tech corrosion control specialist, decided to stay here in AZ after retiring in 1980
Donna Franklin Class of 1964
Army, 7 Years Joined the army after floating around for several years trying to figure out what to do with my life. Smartest move I ever made. Dumbest move was getting out, but I have had a good life with few regrets.
Douglas J. Steffens Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years Heavy Ground Radar repairman station at 690th ACW sq San Pedro, Cal
Earl Kidder Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years 1959 -1963 Stationed on stateside & Middle East bases.
Gary Rollefson Class of 1960
Army, 4 Years Cambodian translator 1965-1969, Army Security Agency at the National Security Agency
Jackie Williams Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years retired in 1998
Jay Ayers Class of 1955
Air Force, 4 Years Left Long Beach in January 1956 for basic training in San Antonio. Was stationed in Okinawa Japan and then in Colorado. I was honerably discharged in 1960, returning to Long Beach.
Jay Turner Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years Stationed in Okinawa twice, Viet Nam, PI, Beale AFB - twice, Nellis AFB, Point Arena Air Force Station, LA AFS. Shemya AFB AK.
Jerry Mejia Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran. Disabled Vet.
Jesus Pasillas Class of 1999
Navy, 4 Years four great years in the US NAVY ABH3 ( Aviation Boatswain Mate) . Tour included one year on baord the USS Essex LHD-2 and USS Bellauwood LAH-3. Two west pac deployments. to include one ship swap in Sasabo Japan.
John J. Schreiber Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years 26 years in the Navy Submarine service. Advanced to Master Chief and Chief of the Boat. Assigned to 6 different submarines spending a total of 4+ years underwater.
KENNETH (ANDY) SOLUM Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 20+ Years A-6 INTRUDER PILOT, FLEW OVER 100 MISSIONS IN VIET NAM AND LAOS, RETIRED AS A LIEUTENANT COLONEL.
LaVetta Wilkins Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years I joined the Air Force to travel. My first assignment was in Riverside, CA. Yes, just a little over a hour from Long Beach. I was stationed there for 6 years. I went to Spain for 21/2 years and spent the rest of my career in Florida with a short to Guam and back to Florida.
leonard rey Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years aviation boatswains mate on the uss independence cv-62
Martin Jensen Class of 1972
Air Force, 12 Years Purple Heart and Bronze Star Recepient
Maxine Y. Anderson Class of 1981
Army, 5 Years Light-Wheeled Vehicle Specialist 92nd Military Police Company Baumholder, Germany
robert coffin Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years in iraq in 03-04
Read and submit stories about our classmates from Long Beach Polytechnic High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our classmates.
Loverde at citlink.net
Is anyone interested in a June 1911 yearbook ?