Military Alumni

Military 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 E. Thomas
Allen E. Thomas Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Bryan Sardegna
Bryan Sardegna Class of 1988
Navy, 18 Years
Master-at-Arms (Military Police Officer) Served in Afghanistan and on multiple ships
Chuck Koerner
Chuck Koerner Class of 1972
Navy, 6 Years
Jet Engine Mechanic, Went to work as a Technical Field Representative for a Major Aircraft Manufacturer, Been around the World couple times!
Dan Thomas Grieve
Dan Thomas Grieve Class of 1968
Navy, 2 Years
I served on the U.S.S. Midway as an airman. Fortunately I was discharged just before the ship was Sent to Vietnam.
Danny Elder
Danny Elder Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
C-130 Aircraft Maintenance
Danny Mark Elder
Danny Mark Elder Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
I was in the Air Force for 21 yrs and have lived in 5 states and Germany. And spent many yrs in many different countries. I am proud to have served my country. I am now retired and living back in California with my wife and kids. It is nice to be living close to family again.
David Anderson
David Anderson Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
He was a aviation storekeeper on board the USS Ranger. Received Navy & Marine corp overseas service ribbon, Good conduct medal,(4th award), sea service deployment ribbon(6), meritorious unit commendation(2), SW Asia service medal, letter of commendation, National defense service medal(2), & .45 cal marksman & 12 guage marksman.
Derrill George
Derrill George Class of 1998
Navy, 8 Years
US Navy Corpsman, deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan with the Marines.
Edward C Allen
Edward C Allen Class of 1981
National Guard, 20+ Years
4 years USMC in communications and 21 years as a civilian/military technician with the Calif Air National Guard as both a Aircraft Technician and presently as an Informational Tech IT Specialist in the field of unmanned aircraft communication and Satellite Communication (SATCOM)
Eric Martelle
Eric Martelle Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years
HM1, USS Kittyhawk, 3rd Med Bn, GTMO JTF, 8452
Eric Martelle
Eric Martelle Class of 1989
Navy, 15 Years
too many years
Gregory A Duncan
Gregory A Duncan Class of 1984
Navy, 5 Years
Herbert Ware
Herbert Ware Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Marine Detachment USS Ticonderoga CVA-14
Joe Durocher
Joe Durocher Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years
USMC Tank Commander
John A Getty
John A Getty Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
From March 19, 1970 to March 12, 1974. Weather Observer at Beale AFB (1970-1971) and RAF Mildenhall (1971-1974)
JOHN PALACAT Class of 1980
Air Force, 6 Years
Aircraft Pneudraulics systems mechanic. Responsible for maintenance of aircraft hydraulic and air refueling systems. Primary aircraft were T-33, F-15, KC-135. Handled maintainece on all transient aircraft on Elmendorf AFB, AK & March AFB, CA. Finished of my enlistment on an aircraft for Lt. Gen for 15th Air Force SAC traveling throughout the pacific, Alaska, Continental US.
John R. Volanos
John R. Volanos Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
First overseas tour of duty Viet Nam. Door gunner UH-1H the following 20 years served in the Infantry last over seas tour of duty Desert Shield/Storm. Currently serving in the Texas State Guard.
Jorge Gimeno
Jorge Gimeno Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years
Desert Storm vet
Joseph R Ortega Jr
Joseph R Ortega Jr Class of 1987
National Guard, 8 Years
Specialist with the California Army National Guard 40th Military Police Company, served as a military policeman in Germany and Italy. Also deployed to the San Diego fires. He is now a Federal Reserve Police Officer
JOSEPH R. ORTEGA JR Class of 1987
National Guard, 8 Years

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Class of '91

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