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

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Honored Military Alumni

Anthony (Tony) Dato
Anthony (Tony) Dato Class of 1971
Army, 8 Years
YO...I left in junior year and got a GED, joined the Army in 71 and was stationed at Ft Lewis 3 times. 71-72 basic training and 3rd ACR then moved to Ft Bliss Tx in late 72. Re-enlisted in 73 and came back to Ft Lewis and was in the scout plt of CSC 2/77 Armor. In 74 I went to Mannheim, Germany and was stationed in Coleman Barracks with 2nd sqdn 8th Recon Sqdn where I was a tank commander on a Sheridan Tank. I Dec. of 77 Ireturned to the states and after a brief leave at home, I ended up in Ft Ord, CA in the 2/10 Air Cav ii the scout plt, in 78 I had knee surgery for an injury sustained while stationed in Germany in 1975, I changed jobs an finished out as a Supply Sgt. When I got out of the Army in 79, I went back to Tacoma and joined a Army reserve unit at Ft Lewis as a Supply Sgt. After 3 years I finally left the milatary and be came a civilian. I retired from the VA medical center at American Lake in 2010.
Bobby Hayes
Bobby Hayes Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Operation Iraqi Freedom,
Charles (Chuck) Felkins
Charles (Chuck) Felkins Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
my reserve unit was disbanded in.April of 1969. I was called to active duty May 1 1968.. Served with Riv Div 111 then to the Pacific fleet.. Retired in1986 from NTC San Diego. I GED'd in Aug of 68' and attended San Diego State from 1980 to 1987. Still living in San Diego, still married (41 years) with a daughter, twin sons, and 7 grandkids...
Denise King
Denise King Class of 1991
Army Reserves, 10 Years
medical and transportation units
Glenn Brazil
Glenn Brazil Class of 1965
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Spent 30 yrs, Retired in 1997 as a Commioned Warrant Officer W-4.
Glenn Brazil
Glenn Brazil Class of 1965
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Enlisted in June 1967 retired Sept 1997, 30 years +. Retired as a Naval Engineer, Commissioned Warrant Officer (W-4). Stationed on the Oregon, Cailfornia and Washington coasts. Spent three years in London, England working in Europe and Africa. Also spent three years in Hawaii.
Glenn Mitchell
Glenn Mitchell Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years
Disc Jockey--Armed Forces Radio & Television Service (Thailand) 1973-75
Jon Pearson
Jon Pearson Class of 1984
Air Force, 9 Years
Spent 9 years of service, 85 - 94. Stationed in California (Norton AFB), Korea (Osan AB), and finally back home at McChord AFB. Best time of my life! was an admin clerk, but did way more than my assigned job. Proudest day of my career was making Becoming an NCO (Sgt).
linder felkins
linder felkins Class of 1972
Navy, 8 Years
uss enterprise, uss midway, navcomsta stockton ca
Mark  Casteel
Mark Casteel Class of 1969
Navy, 2 Years
i was part of the commisioning crew in charleston nc for the uss flint ammunition ship. was released with honorable discharge after 2 years of service to attend college.
Marv French
Marv French Class of 1963
Air Force, 7 Years
Vietnam Vet, '68-'69
Ron Riley
Ron Riley Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years
Vietnam 1968-1969 101st Airborne Division
Thomas Daly Dira
Thomas Daly Dira Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
HM2 served as combat medic for usmc in Viet nam. Served as ships medical officer on Hugh's Glomar Explorer for CIA, Medical officer at Cia HQS and then counter intelligence officer for Office of technical services. Did FBI burglaries and Taught CI to various services. Professionally met John Gotti and Sammy Gravino. Went through Aldridge Ames dwelling.Lots of other adventures around the world.
Victoria Smith (Fisher)
Victoria Smith (Fisher) Class of 2000
Air Force, 8 Years
Stationed currently at Kirtland AFB, NM

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Class of '00

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