Mingus Union High School Alumni

Cottonwood, Arizona (AZ)

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!

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Honored Military Alumni

allen hoese
allen hoese
Class of 1970
Navy, 5 Years

US NAVY SEABEEs
MCB4
BU2
Allen Hoese
Allen Hoese
Class of 1970
Navy, 5 Years

5 years in the Sea Bees active duty from S.E.Asia to the Med.
Honorably Discharged.
Andrew Davis
Andrew Davis
Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 5 Years

He served in the Marines for a total of 5 years. He was stationed in Okanawa, San Fransico and Yuma.
Angela T. Davis (Pfeifer)
Angela T. Davis (Pfeifer)
Class of 1983
Air Force, 7 Years

Non-destructive Inspection.
Anthony M Sandoval
Anthony M Sandoval
Class of 2008
Army, 10 Years

Still rocking it
Becky Lovett
Becky Lovett
Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years

Morse Code Operator, Misawa Air Base, Japan
Brandy (Smitch) Kaminsky
Brandy (Smitch) Kaminsky
Class of 1987
Air Force, 13 Years

2T271 Air Transportation Craftsman
Joined May 1995
Dover AFB, DE 1995-1998, Elmendorf AFB, AK 1998-2001, McGuire AFB, NJ 2001-2003, Ft. Dix, NJ 2003-2007, McChord AFB, WA 2007-present
Brian O'Connor
Brian O'Connor
Class of 2012
Air Force, 1 Years

Airman
Carolyn Scarbrough
Carolyn Scarbrough
Class of 1998
Air Force, 7 Years

Medical Assistant and EMT.
Colin Connors-foisset
Colin Connors-foisset
Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years

Combat engineer-route clearance
colton palmer
colton palmer
Class of 2008
Navy, 1 Years

seaman
David Scrivner
David Scrivner
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Currently finishing up my 21st year and serving in USS IWO JIMA on deployment ISO Maritime Operations in the Middle East. A Chief Petty Officer since Sep 2001.
Eric Wesolowski
Eric Wesolowski
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

Still serving both Navy and Marine Corps as a Navy Hospital Corpsman. I have been to alot of places and have done alot, but have not gotten the T-shirt yet. Thank you for who have served our coutry in the past so that we are able to serve our counrty today. Honor Courage Commitment.
ethan warner
ethan warner
Class of 2009
Army, 1 Years

still in the army plan on being in a while
Gary Kinney
Gary Kinney
Class of 1975
Navy, 6 Years

GunnersMate 2nd Class, EOD Mobile Detach. 12, Hawaii
Harvey Anthonio
Harvey Anthonio
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Fire Fighter 3E701 85-87 Pope AFB 87-91 Bitburg AFB 91-93 Williams AFB 93-95 Beale AFB Maint Analyst 2R0X1 95-00 McConnell AFB 00-03 Edwards AFB 03-05
Jacob Lucas Hockman
Jacob Lucas Hockman
Class of 2014
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Special Ops
James Severin Bell
James Severin Bell
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

USMC 1983-1992 ACTIVE, USMC RESERVE 1992-1996, US NAVY 2001-CURRENT, AVIATION MECH/ WELDER. P-3C ORION AIRCRAFT.
Jason Ahumada
Jason Ahumada
Class of 2004
Air Force, 10 Years

Engineering Instructor
Jay Bodam
Jay Bodam
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

37 years working in the Petroleum and Supply fields as the Resource Manager, Supply Manager for Logistics, Fuels Section flight leader, various other positions. Travel around the world several times over.
Jeff Bice
Jeff Bice
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Special OPS; Satellite imagery specialist, UAV pilot
Jeff Bice
Jeff Bice
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Intelligence Specialist/Imagery Interperatation; SPECOPS; UAV Pilot
Jerry Little
Jerry Little
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served active duty at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Great Falls, MT from 1980-1983, and Cannon Air Force Base in Clovis, NM from 1983-1987. Balance of career was served in the Air Force Reservers, retiring from McChord Air Force Base, Tacoma, WA.
Jimmy Valenzuela
Jimmy Valenzuela
Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years

Sgt - Malmstrom AFB Great Falls Montana. 341 SVS Missile Squadron Tactical Force
Jimmy Valenzuela
Jimmy Valenzuela
Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in the United State Air Force in Great Falls Montana (Malmstrom AFB) as a Generals Aid. Receiving an Honorable Discharge with Good Conduct Metal upon release in 1983
John W. Smith (Johnny)
John W. Smith (Johnny)
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 24 years as a Cryptologic Technician (Collection); career cryptologist in the Signals Intelligence community. Finished my career as a Master Chief Petty Officer (MCPO/E9) and retired after my last duty station of Ft Meade, Maryland.
Johnny (JW) Smith
Johnny (JW) Smith
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 24 years in the intelligence community.
Ken SSteidl
Ken SSteidl
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Hospital Corpse spent twenty years with USMC
Ken Steidl
Ken Steidl
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

hospital corpsman, inflight med tech, aerospace medicine, served with all 4 marine airwings, plank owner of the USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN CVN-72
Kimberly Clements
Kimberly Clements
Class of 2011
Air Force, 1 Years

Airmen
Matthew D. Wisslead
Matthew D. Wisslead
Class of 1992
Navy, 17 Years

Currently instructin at the EOD school in FL. Started my career as a Quartermaster, then to Military Police and finally to EOD/Diver. Made Chief in 07' and Blowin things up for a livin aint to shabby. 20's it for this son of a son of a sailor.
Michael C. Savage
Michael C. Savage
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Special Agent, AFOSI
Robert Boyse
Robert Boyse
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

army signal corps, korea 62-63,
viet-nam, 65-66
germany, 67-70
korea, 72-73
remainder of time spent stateside.
Robert Eberle
Robert Eberle
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Aviation Ordnanceman First Class
Air Warfare / Surface Warfare
Rodney L Lusher
Rodney L Lusher
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Field Artillery Officer
Skyler Cooper
Skyler Cooper
Class of 2008
Air Force, 3 Years

Security Forces
Sondra Lee Avellino
Sondra Lee Avellino
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Stationed in Camp Pendleton.
Steve Vizcaino
Steve Vizcaino
Class of 1978
Navy, 4 Years

Aircraft mechanic USS Midway Aircraft Carrier Atlantic Fleet
Tim Balik
Tim Balik
Class of 1990
Navy, 20+ Years

Plank owner on HD2 Enterprise in WestPac for 6 years. Served 14 years at San Diego in saftey and fire control.
Tim Balik
Tim Balik
Class of 1991
Navy, 17 Years

Damage Controlmen, firefighter and trainer.

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Ruby Ford
Class of '79

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