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

Honored Military Alumni

Bill Thorpe
Bill Thorpe Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Flew P-3C Orions on active duty and in the reserves from 1985-2000. Now support Naval Forces Central Command from a Reserve Unit at MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL
Evelyn Hutchison White
Evelyn Hutchison White Class of 1968
Army, 10 Years
Served enlisted for 3 years in Corps of Engineers; 6 years as an officer in Communications and Electronics (Signal Corps)
Freddy Morales
Freddy Morales Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Enlisted in 1994 under an infantry contract. Received commission in 2004 after graduating from The Citadel. Scheduled to retire in December 2014.
Jason F. Ochoa
Jason F. Ochoa Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Sergeant in the Marine Corp. Earned Marine Commendation Medal with a combat "V" , for valor, for a tour in Iraq in 2004.
Jerry L. Rivero
Jerry L. Rivero Class of 1984
Navy, 10 Years
Jose Ortega
Jose Ortega Class of 1994
Air Force, 7 Years
Stationed in Alaska,
Laurie E Schultz Scruton
Laurie E Schultz Scruton Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
Hospital Corps , Navy Nurse Corps
Martha Palacios
Martha Palacios Class of 1996
Army, 9 Years
Active Duty
Michael Abesada
Michael Abesada Class of 1997
Air Force, 9 Years
Air Force Special Operations Command
Pierre Dwyer
Pierre Dwyer Class of 1982
Navy, 5 Years
Navy Journalist for 5 years. Served in Sardinia, Italy for Southern European Broadcasting Network as a broadcaster. Served aboard the USS America (CV-66)
Rick Childree
Rick Childree Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
More good times than bad.
Robert J Mendez
Robert J Mendez Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years
Anesthesiologist, Medical Corps, 29 years, due to retire July 2016
Rolando Valdes
Rolando Valdes Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
ETC(SW) USN (Ret) Electronics Technician Chief Petty Officer, Master Training Specialist
Ron Craddock
Ron Craddock Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
USN Chaplain Corps Retired. Tours of duty include 3rd FSSG, Fleet Marine Force Okinawa Japan as Battalion Chaplain; Naval Air Station Cecil Field FL as Light Attack Wing One Chaplain (F-18's); Guided Missle Cruiser USS Dale (CG-19) Mayport, Fl as Command Chaplain; U.S. Coast Guard Training Center (Boot Camp) Cape May, NJ as Command Chaplain; Portsmouth Naval Hospital Portsmouth, VA as Clinical Pastoral Education Resident Student; Submarine Support Squadron Norfolk, VA as Command Chaplain of 2 squadrons of submarines; Joint Forces Staff College Norfolk, VA as Command Chaplain and Instructor; U.S. Central Command Tampa FL as Deputy Command Chaplain to Gen. Tommy Franks; Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Norfolk, VA as Strike Group Chaplain. Retried Aug 2005.
Steve Rodriguez
Steve Rodriguez Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 4 Years
2d Battalion, 7th Marines 29 Palms, CA

Classmates Spotlight

Miami Coral Park High School Classmates

Susan Tariche
Class of '82

Alumni Stories

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