Menlo-atherton High School Alumni

Atherton, California (CA)

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

Arlen (Al) Lyon
Arlen (Al) Lyon
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

ComTech / Petty Officer 2nd class (E5)
Served in ConUS (1 year) Japan (2 years) and Cuba (1 year)
Viet Nam Era veteran
Ben F. Drennan
Ben F. Drennan
Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years

Army Security Agency - TA
Mass., Korea, Vietnam, Ft. Bragg, HOME!
clint bishop
clint bishop
Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years

Army Security Agency Ft Devons Mass, Sinop Turkey and Chitose Japan.
Dan Dalton
Dan Dalton
Class of 1972
Army, 6 Years

Voice Intercept Operator/Interrogator/Russian Linguist
Darrell Martin
Darrell Martin
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

George AFB, Victorville , CA, Edwards AFB, Lancaster, CA, Toul-Rosier AB, France.
Destiny Knox
Destiny Knox
Class of 1984
Army, 10 Years

Army Ranger - Medic
Jack Nevin
Jack Nevin
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

US Army JAG Corps
James Doucette
James Doucette
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Vietnam Era, served in Da Nang
64 - 68
Jim Vaughn
Jim Vaughn
Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years

Entered service in 1965/Viet Nam Era veteran.
Michael Beall
Michael Beall
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Ft Lewis, Ft Ord, Vietnam, Ft Irwin, 68-71
Michael Erwin
Michael Erwin
Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years

Airborne Command Post
Michael Erwin
Michael Erwin
Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years

Telemetry-Airborne Command Post
Paul Ackerman
Paul Ackerman
Class of 1959
Air Force, 5 Years

Atomic Weapons Officer Evereaux AB, France, Alconbury AB, England/Minuteman 2 Launch
Officer Warren AFB, Cheyenne, Wy....
Paul Ackerman
Paul Ackerman
Class of 1959
Air Force, 5 Years

Stationed at Everuex Air Base, France - C-130’s;
Alconbury AB, England - C-130’s; and Warren AFB, Cheyenne - Minuteman II missiles; Capt.
Paul Ackerman
Paul Ackerman
Class of 1959
Air Force, 5 Years

C-130’s at Evruex Fauville AB; Alconbury AB;
Minuteman II Launch Officer Warren AFB...Capt.
Paul Ackerman
Paul Ackerman
Class of 1959
Air Force, 5 Years

C-130’s at Everuex AB; Alconbury AB, Minuteman Launch Officer Warren AFB; Capt.
Paul Ackerman
Paul Ackerman
Class of 1959
Air Force, 5 Years

C-130’s Everuex AB; Alconbury AB; Minuteman
II Warren AFB... Captain
Paul Rooks
Paul Rooks
Class of 1964
Marine Corps Reserve, 6 Years

2 yrs active 4 reserve. 8 months Danang. 81 MM Mortors. San Bruno Reserve. 1965-71.
Paul Rooks
Paul Rooks
Class of 1964
National Guard, 20 Years

2632d Trans Co. San Bruno, CA PLT SGT. 1975-95. Many wildfires, forest fires, floods, riots, snowed in cities, and Desert Storm.
Ray Blouin
Ray Blouin
Class of 1957
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Aviator. Retired commander
Ray Lummus
Ray Lummus
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

1968 to 1994. RVN 1969 to 70. Retired as a Captain.
Rich Cosgrove
Rich Cosgrove
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

1966-1970 Pacific Air Force, Mactan Is., PI Flight Refueling
Robert Coonrad
Robert Coonrad
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Uijongbu, S. Korea, Ramstein AFB, W. Germany, Staff Sgt, E-5, Meteorological Tech
Robert Coonrad
Robert Coonrad
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

DMZ S.Korea when the Pueblo got siezed, balance in W. Germany, Ramstein AFB
Roger Pipkin
Roger Pipkin
Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served as an Aircraft Electrician/Avionics chief all over the world. Serviced Transport Aircraft and Helicopters. Multiple tours in Japan, Okinawa, Vietnam, Hawaii, and many bases in Continental USA. Would do it again in a heartbeat!
Thomas Heidger
Thomas Heidger
Class of 1964
Navy Reserves, 2 Years

Radioman on board a destroyer.
Vietnam 1967-68
Tom Burke
Tom Burke
Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force active duty during Viet Nam and Desert Storm.

Classmates Spotlight

Menlo-atherton High School Classmates

Maria Garcia
Class of '91

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