Manzano High School Alumni

Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM)

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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Andrew Lloyd Gelt
Andrew Lloyd Gelt
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Injured after four years of Marine Corps officer training, but then was accepted into various Army National Guard bands around the country. He then joined the Army Reserve and retired as a First Sergeant in a Combat Engineer company with 36 years total service.
Anthony Killian
Anthony Killian
Class of 1983
Army, 8 Years

sergeant in the field artillery. served in desert storm in the 2nd 1st FA 1st Armored Division. 12 years in the air nation guard of Oklahoma
Arthur Chavez
Arthur Chavez
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF 1973-1979;
USAF 1981-1999 (Retired).
Chris Hine
Chris Hine
Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years

Airborne Infantry 1993-2001 82nd Airborne
Clay White
Clay White
Class of 1980
Navy, 10 Years

Stationed in Hawaii for 4 1/2 years, California 3 1/2 years, then back in Albuquerque my last 2 years.
Clay White
Clay White
Class of 1980
Navy, 10 Years

Stationed in Pearl Harbor, San Diego, Long Beach, and Albuquerque.
Dylan Ozier
Dylan Ozier
Class of 2003
Army, 5 Years

US Army Infantry, Airbourne, Sniper
Iraq Veteren
Earl D. Brown
Earl D. Brown
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

24 years in defense of this great country. My life is better for it. Missed Garret on the USS Constellation by a month or two.....
Gerrit Gillespie
Gerrit Gillespie
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Three ships, three shore stations, one electronics instructor tour and 10% of the globe seen.
Greg Miller
Greg Miller
Class of 1982
Navy, 23 Years

Operation Earnest Will, GWOT, OEF. AM1 - VF154 VFA 125, VFA-113 HC1 AIMD Puerto Rico and NRD Denver
Henry O'Neill
Henry O'Neill
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

Served 19 months in Vietnam (1969-1971) with the 18 Military Police BDE. My last unit was the 4th MP Co., 4th Inf. Div., Ft. Carson, Colorado
JEROME GRIFFITH
JEROME GRIFFITH
Class of 1975
Army, 4 Years

TANKER,AIRBORNE,82nd ABN DIVISION.
John A King
John A King
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Boring first 12 years; Special Operations Forces Medic in Iraq/Afghanistan; Decorated Combat Veteran; Retired as Master Sergeant; My Brother put the pic together; I have US Army Medals, but not these. Proud to Serve!
John A. Sheets
John A. Sheets
Class of 1977
Navy, 4 Years

Three tours, two aircraft carriers, and ranked out SH3.
Johnathan Schwarz
Johnathan Schwarz
Class of 1994
Navy, 6 Years

Served first three years onboard LPD-15 USS Ponce. Was among the first Navy ships to drop off the First Marine Company into Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spent Last three years as a SpecWar Communicator at Special Boat Team Twenty in VA.
Jose  Gallegos
Jose Gallegos
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

I served in "Desert Shield" and "Desert Storm", aboard the USS Gunston Hall LSD-44, 5 miles off the coast of Kuwait.
Keith Simons
Keith Simons
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Electronics Technician Chief, 2 Frigates and 1 Carrier, Some interesting shore assignments, and been to a lot of countries that boarder the Pacific Rim and Persian Gulf.
Larry Collinsworth
Larry Collinsworth
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

25+ years, began in USMCR Albuq (C/1/23 & Delta 4th Recon Bn), then 20 yrs active duty in 1st, 2d, 3d Mar Divs, 2 tours 3d MAW, and one tour HQMC. OOHRAH!
Larry Richardson
Larry Richardson
Class of 1962
Army, 21 Years

US Army Special Forces (Green Berets.) Retired in September 1982. Overseas tours in Germany (2), South America (2), Central America (2), and Vietnam. Combat wounded during the Easter Offensive (1972.)
Mark Reynolds
Mark Reynolds
Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years

Air Force - Vietnam Vet - Stationed in Madrid Spain for 3 years - 2 years in active duty back in ABQ, NM

Classmates Spotlight

Manzano High School Classmates

Jeanette Arthur
Class of '81

Alumni Stories

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School News

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