Recent Members

Brady Ford 2010
Cody Dudik 2013
Geri Portnoy 1980
Jim Pepper 1978
Josh English 2006
Michael Johnson 1980
Scott Holmes 1983
Scott Holmes 1983

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

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Honored Military Alumni

Brian Beauchaine
Brian Beauchaine Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 13 Years
Heavy Equipment Operator, 4 years; Artillery Operations Chief, 9 years, currently a Police Officer
Carol Schroeter
Carol Schroeter Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
I volunteered to do the mail one day and it became my job. I loved giving people their mail,.. it was "better than gold", a word from home... so when I got out, I worked for the USPS 'till I retired, Feb of '09. I also got to do some special duty at a military ski "resort" in Alaska, where I was stationed the majority of my time.
Chris Bell
Chris Bell Class of 1989
Navy, 8 Years
Stationed Nas Jax Fl. HS-17, HS-7, VP-30
Dustin Minnick
Dustin Minnick Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served two tours in Iraq with First Tank BN. Watched the statue of Sadam get pulled down with my own eyes. Semper Fi.
Gordon Permann
Gordon Permann Class of 1979
Navy, 14 Years
Helicopter rescue swimmer, Sailor of the Year 1988. Persian Gulf, 1980, 1985, stationed in Japan, Diego Garcia, Florida, Virginia, San Diego. Sailed aboard USS Eisenhower, USS Kirk, USS Hepburn, & USS Midway. He changed a bit
Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander Class of 1989
Navy, 5 Years
Immediately after a lifetime of Arizona weather, after graduating from Cryptologic Technician A-school in Orlando, got sent to Scotland. Spent so much time there, I almost got dual-citizenship. In Nov '93, returned home for about a year or so then rejoined the Navy due to economic difficulties. After a brief time in San Diego, was sent to Diego Garcia.......and had a BLAST - south of the equator with, I felt, perfect was more like a vacation than work. As far as what work I DID, I can't say.....except that I had a security clearance well above Top Secret. SHH! ;)
Jay Branton
Jay Branton Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served as a combat medic with the Marines.
Jonathan Cottle
Jonathan Cottle Class of 1994
Army, 10 Years
i'm a computer specialist who went to iraq and afghanistan
Kent M Willhite
Kent M Willhite Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years
Navy Aircrew Equipment Maintenance . Tech....PR..or Parachute Rigger. I also qualified as a Plane Capitan (Crew Chief) Responsible for all Maintenance on the RF-8G aircraft. I was Stationed at Miramar NAS with a Photo Recon Squadron VFP-63 Det4. I was deployed on the Nimitz 79-80 med cruse, and was on flight deck Watch, when 3 Jolly green Giants were rolled out on deck no markings at all and Dark grey. This turned out to be Seal Team 6,on their way to rescue the Iran American hostages.
Patsy Gloria
Patsy Gloria Class of 1976
Army, 4 Years
Water purification specialist, 4 years; Stop lost 6 months for Desert storm , 20 years, currently with JP Morgan Chase, Credit Card Fraud
Rudy mazon
Rudy mazon Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
10 years active, 12 as a Reservists. Currently a Firefighter with the City Of San Antonio, Tx.
Rudy Mazon
Rudy Mazon Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired with 22 years of Service, part of Air Force Services, Military Training Instructor from 1988 to 1991, Jet Engine Mechanic for F-15 and F-16 Engines and Finally a Military Training Leader.
Tad Wuertz
Tad Wuertz Class of 1991
Navy, 4 Years
Served in the Naval Special Warfare Command as a Special Warfare Combat Crewman (SWCC). Made 2 deployments in support of the War on Terror.

Classmates Spotlight

Marcos De Niza High School Classmates

Stephen Service
Class of '90

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ive been trying to find information on a Steven lane graduate 1975. He had a brother Troy. Mother and father Robert and ...
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