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

Honored Military Alumni

Brad Wiedeman
Brad Wiedeman Class of 1993
Army, 17 Years
Started in Korea in 1994, then to the All Army Wrestling team in 1996, New York for 4 years with a stop in Bosnia, off to Ft. Carcon with a trip to Egypt after 2001, then to Germany for 6 Years, With 1 stop in Kosovo and two stops in Iraq, Now a Recruiter in Santa Fe waiting to retire.
Claude C. Manzanares
Claude C. Manzanares Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years
Traveled over most of the world.
David J Wiseman
David J Wiseman Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years
Infranty Medic
Earl F. Ross
Earl F. Ross Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years
US Army from 7 Jun 1963 to 31 Oct 1983. Currently working Federal Civil Service Fort Carson, Colorado (Colorado Springs) since 9 Jul1984
Earl Ross
Earl Ross Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years
8 years in Germany, 1 and 1/2 years in Vietnam. Stateside was at Ft Carson, Ft Leonard Wood, Fort Benning, Fort Polk.
Ernesto Vigil
Ernesto Vigil Class of 1966
Army, 19 Years
served in Vietnam, Germany(2 tours), Virginia, Texas. Oklahoma and Missouri.
Glenn Cutting
Glenn Cutting Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
Hanau, Germany 1975-1978
Kasey Hancock
Kasey Hancock Class of 2006
Navy, 2 Years
Navy Nuclear Engineer onboard USS GEORGE WASHINGTON
Kent Jones
Kent Jones Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years
In Navy 1963-1967. Spent 2 years in Japan as a hospital corpsman & then 18 months on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Kitty Hawk.
Kent Jones
Kent Jones Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years
Added my photograph from 1964
Richard L. Smith
Richard L. Smith Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
Basic training- Ft. Leonard Wood, Then, Ft. Dix -1 year in Vietnam with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment and the final year at Ft. Carson.
Ron Kuske
Ron Kuske Class of 1997
Air Force, 7 Years
From the Valley to...England, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, Ghana, South Africa, Bahrain, Qatar, Portugal, Iraq...once a Pirate, always a Pirate!
Steve Smith
Steve Smith Class of 1982
Army, 6 Years
West Point Class of 1986. Army Ranger, Paratrooper. Service in Gulf War.

Classmates Spotlight

Monte Vista High School Classmates

Toni Marie Gallegos
Class of '90

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