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

Honored Military Alumni

David Wessies
David Wessies Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
4 years Infantry (7th Inf. Div. (L)) 20 years in the Medical field 2 combat tours Operation Just Cause (Dec 1989 - Jan 1990) and Operation Iraqi Freedom II (Jan 2004 - Jan 2005)
Derek M Espino
Derek M Espino Class of 2005
Navy, 7 Years
Aviation Machinest Mate 2nd Class (AW) Work on F18 Jet Engines been on 2 Combat Deployments Operation Enduring Freedom
Doug woodward
Doug woodward Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 7 Years
Naval Aviator Huey N Model
Jeff Higgins
Jeff Higgins Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years
Infantry, light weapons specialist
John Martelli
John Martelli Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
Combat Security Forces
John Martelli
John Martelli Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
Security Police K-9
Ken Van Dorth
Ken Van Dorth Class of 1978
Air Force, 4 Years
C5-A Crew chief
Kristina (Greaver) Russ
Kristina (Greaver) Russ Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Served as a Yeoman Third Class Petty Officer. Was stationed on a Coast Guard Cutter (ship) for two years, stationed out of Alameda, CA. Served last two years on Coast Guard Island, Alameda, CA. Traveled to Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Alaska, and Russia.
Lawrence M. Barry
Lawrence M. Barry Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
Served as U.S. Army chaplain, retired in 2005 at rank of Colonel
Mark Rasmussen
Mark Rasmussen Class of 1987
Navy, 5 Years
I am currently serving as a Navy Anesthesiologist with the Marines in the Al Anbar Province in Iraq. I am on staff at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton.
Michael Morin
Michael Morin Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired after 25 years, June 2014.
Phillip Kazanjian
Phillip Kazanjian Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as an officer in the U.S. Navy and Navy Reserve from 1969 to 1999. Retired as a Captain. Selected as the Outstanding Junior Officer in the Navy Reserve in 1981. Commanding Officer of 4 public affairs units. Twice went to Antarctica and the South Pole. Served as International Chair of the NATO/CIOR Legal Affairs Commission.

Classmates Spotlight

Mt Whitney High School Classmates

Melanie Jones
Class of '05

Alumni Stories

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MW yearbooks

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