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
Charles (Carlos) Bustamante Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Served 1979-1999
Anthony Neil Aznar Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years AFMC SSSG DET1 (AFMC) REGULAR AIR FORCE and AIR FORCE RESERVE
Brandon Sharp Class of 2004
Army, 8 Years Light wheel vehicle mechanic, and field artillery
Brenda (Woods) Skermont Class of 1972
Navy, 2 Years U S Navy Corpman
Correy McDermott Class of 1995
Air Force, 3 Years F-16 Aircraft Mechanic
Dan Lehman Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years Served 20 years in the Navy, retired Air Traffic Controller. Continued service with the Navy, currently a Department of the Navy employees since 2002.
Dan Lehman Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years US Navy Air Traffic Controller, retired. VF-21 on board USS Coral Sea, NAS Miramar, NAS Barbers Point, USS Independence, NAF El Centro.
David M. Ellich Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years Naval Officer; served on the USS Camden AOE-2 and NAS Key West.
James E. Kelley Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years Naval 'Seabee" Retired Oct. 2005, last duty Iraq.
Jeff Langham Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years Vietnam
Justin Gestring Class of 2004
Air Force, 8 Years f-15 crew chief
Pete Guelfo Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years 1 tour Okinawa, 2 tours South Vietnam fair crew member, load master C130 E model
Richard Windbigler Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years Killed in Viet Nam
Robert Keilman Class of 1997
Navy, 14 Years Active duty, 14 years strong!
Robert Rudd Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years retired
Roger Baker Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years Air Evac Medic. Transporting and taking care of returning wounded soldiers. Also moved the POW's through the system to there home after they were released from Viet Nam.
Steve Harris Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years Russian linguist
Steve Routh Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years Hospital Corpsman, USS JFK and USS Long Beach. Flight Deck on JFK, also USMC Corpsman
Terri Tommasi Class of 1981
Army, 16 Years Served 10 years Active Duty (Army). Served 6 years Army National Guard. Spent 1 year in Afghanstan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Retired with the rank of Staff Sergeant. Overcame 4 years of hell in high school to have a honarable military career.
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