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

Honored Military Alumni

Cedric J. Cole
Cedric J. Cole Class of 1984
Army, 17 Years
joined in 1992 (yes a little late) been deployed to Bosnia 96-97, Saudi Arabia 98-99, Iraq (3X) 03-04, 05-06, 08-09.
Claude Matsui
Claude Matsui Class of 1971
Army, 14 Years
2 yrs ARNG (29th Bde) 14 yrs AC (Numerous Units CONUS/OCONUS) Separated AC E-7 (SFC) 4 yrs USAR (IRR) 26 yrs DAC (HQDA) 1 Opn'l Deploy (AC)/5 Opn'l Deploy (DAC) TRADOC Instructor (USAFAS & USAAVNC) Curr-C/Cbt Red Spt Tm & Prog Coor Red & Modzn Spt (HQDA)
Jefferson Won
Jefferson Won Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Served as an Army Officer, LTC (Ret), grad from USMA.
Karen Blair (Szekely)
Karen Blair (Szekely) Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined May 1986, retired 1 June 2006. Assignments: Misawa AB Japan (86-88), George AFB CA (88-92), Travis AFB CA (92-00), United States Air Force Academy CO (00-03), Travis AFB CA (03-06); Jobs: Base Supply (86-92), Medical Admin (92-06); Kuwait (Dec 04-May 05)
Leslie Joaquin Gowens
Leslie Joaquin Gowens Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years
Military Police Sentry Dog Handler
Mario Dagulo
Mario Dagulo Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Served 22 years United States Army, Retired SFC in November 2005.
Nelson S. Kaya
Nelson S. Kaya Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Scott AFB IL - 1994-1998 Cp Red Cloud KO - 1992-1994 Ellsworth AFB SD - 1990-1992 Estaca De Vares SP - 1989-1990 McClellan AFB CA - 1987-1989 Pirinclik AS TU - 1986-1987 Andrews AFB MD - 1985-1986 Brunssum NL - 1980-1985 Hickam AFB HI - 1976-1980
Peter Mottas
Peter Mottas Class of 1963
Army, 7 Years
1963 to 1967 Airforce / 3 yrs Sac 1 yr Nah Trang AB Vietnam
Phyllis Hines (Markiewicz)
Phyllis Hines (Markiewicz) Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Classmates Spotlight

Mckinley High School Classmates

Tamara Daigle
Class of '86

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