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

Charles Trey Yarbrough
Charles Trey Yarbrough Class of 2000
Navy Reserves, 13 Years
Seabee Builder
Dale Bennett
Dale Bennett Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Vietnam 68 E 3/39th CLL, 04 Agent Orange
dan cole
dan cole Class of 1964
Air Force, 5 Years
air force 5 1/2 yrs.instructor 2yrs,thunderbirds 6months,aircraft tech,fighter and bombers
David Ralston
David Ralston Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years
Sergeant First Class (Promotable) with the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat team, 25th Infantry Division Airborne, Fort Richardson, AK. Served 43 months in Afhanistan and Iraq. Awards/Schools: Airborne, Jumpmaster, Ranger, Pathfinder, Sniper, Mountain Warfare Training Course, Airdrop Load Planner/Inspection Course, Air Assault, Warrior Leader Course, Basic NCO Course, Advanced NCO Course, Expert Infantry Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Master Parachutist Badge, Canadian Jump Wings, 2 Bronze Stars, 3 Army Commendation Medal, 4 Army Achievment Medal, 5 Good Conduct Medal, 2 National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campain Medal, Iraqi Campain Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 3 NCO Proffesional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, 4 Overseas Service Ribbon.
Frank Gill
Frank Gill Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Tours throughout the world 11 years in the Ai r Force and 15 years in Tennessee Army National Guard.
James Turnbull
James Turnbull Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 26 years as a Surface Warfare Officer. Specialized as a Propulsion Plant Engineer and Material Readiness Specialist. Retired in 1988 with the rank of Captain, USN Had a wonderful career driving ships, with most of it home ported in San Diego, CA.
Kenneth S. Smith
Kenneth S. Smith Class of 1963
Air Force, 6 Years
Lowry AFB Colorado April '65 to Dec '65 Eielson AFB Alaska Jan '66 to Mar '67 AFTAC HQ Alexandria VA Mar'67 to Mar '71 Long Range Nuclear Detection
Mary Kathryn Arnold Roberts
Mary Kathryn Arnold Roberts Class of 1968
Air Force, 3 Years
I met my 2nd spouse, Rick Roberts, when we were in training to be medical technologists at Sheppard AFB, TX. We were stationed at Eglin AFB in FL and returned to Sheppard AFB and I got out because I was pregnant with our first child.
Michael Kilbourne
Michael Kilbourne Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years
Active duty. Overseas tours of duty in Newfoundland, Japan, Vietnam, and England. Stateside assignments at McChord AFB, Washington; Selfridge AFB, Michigan; Nellis AFB, Nevada (2) and Lowrey AFB, Colorado (2). Retired August 31, 1977.
Robert B. Skankey
Robert B. Skankey Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
1988 - 2010. Air Defense Control Officer, CH-53E pilot. Stationed at MCAS Yuma, AZ, NAS Pensacola, FL, MCAS Tustin, CA, MCAS New River, NC, Quantico, VA, Okinawa, JP. OIF 2004.
Rodney (Rod) Thompson
Rodney (Rod) Thompson Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Tony Castaneda
Tony Castaneda Class of 2003
Army, 5 Years
Military Police, stationed in S. Korea and Fort Carson, CO. Served in OIF 05-06 and OIF 07-09

Classmates Spotlight

Nordhoff High School Classmates

Jacqueline Guinn
Class of '49

Alumni Stories

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School News

Passing of Mike Wilson, Class of '90

Hi everyone,

We are sad to announce the passing of my brother Mike Wilson, Class of '90. We will cherish...
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