Novato High School Alumni

Novato, California (CA)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Alejo Cruz
Alejo Cruz
Class of 1985
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Service in Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom & 2 tours in Operation Enduring Freedom
Bill Germain
Bill Germain
Class of 1988
Air Force, 21 Years

Retired
Bill Lenhard
Bill Lenhard
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Served one year in Vietnam as staff driver. One year at Ft. Ord, Calif.,and six months in Germany with the 3rd Armor Division.
Bob B. Stanford
Bob B. Stanford
Class of 1973
Coast Guard, 18 Years

Retired 1993 as Chief Machinery Tech
Served on board several ships & three bases/stations.
Currently Chief Engineer merchant marine with Washington State Ferries
Bob Dobbs
Bob Dobbs
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served the USAF for over 20 years in Thailand, Germany and the USA. Still serving the USAF as a project manager at Lockheed Martin in Las Vegas.
Carolyn Holland
Carolyn Holland
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Spent 10 years active duty stationed in Yuma, AZ, Camp Lejeune NC, 29 Palms CA and Quantico, VA.
caryn vonBlankenburgSiegfried
caryn vonBlankenburgSiegfried
Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years

Hoo-ya U.S. Navy Deep Sea Diver
Charles (David) Melson
Charles (David) Melson
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 25 Years

Ended one war (Vietnam), started another (Persian Gulf)
Chris Harper
Chris Harper
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Helicpoter mechanic with HMLA-369 stationed in Camp Pendleton. Deployed to Okinawa from Dec '88 to Jun '89 & Saudi Arabia Aug '90 to Mar '91. God Bless the US.
Daniel P. Leonard (Lewandowski)
Daniel P. Leonard (Lewandowski)
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Space Operations, Squadron Commander, NATO Policy Wonk
David Gesell
David Gesell
Class of 1990
Navy, 6 Years

FC2 (SW)
Multiple deployments to the Persian Gulf.
David Massey
David Massey
Class of 1965
Navy, 14 Years

Navy Dog Handler, RVN, Feb 67-Sep 69
Army, 1969-1979
Donald Allen Stephens
Donald Allen Stephens
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

Preformed training and teaching army personnel on automotive repairs and maintence procedures
Doug Hobbs
Doug Hobbs
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

Served 3 years in U.S. Army Infantry. Training Fort Ord, CA, 13 month tour on DMZ S. Korea
18 month tour Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
Duncan Lane
Duncan Lane
Class of 1969
Army, 37 Years

Enlisted 1971 - Army Staff at the Pentagon
1978 Direct Commission - Medical Service Corps
Hospital Commander - Desert Storm, Automation Consultant for Surgeon General, Army War College Staff
Florenz Storey
Florenz Storey
Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years

82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg NC
Gayle Humphrey
Gayle Humphrey
Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years

Enlisted July 1975. Completed boot camp and Hospital Corpsman "A" School in San Diego, Ca. Stationed at Balboa Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, Ca. and then aboard the USS Mount Vernon, LSD 39 as a Hospital Corpsman. Honorable discharge, July 1979.
Greg Pipes
Greg Pipes
Class of 1993
Army, 9 Years

Served all over - West Point, flight school, Hawaii, Germany, Afghanistan. Much fun, many challenges.
James  D. Wallace
James D. Wallace
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Police - Security Police
Chaplain Assistant
Site Developer/Electrician Prime Beef Team
jamie ceneca
jamie ceneca
Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years

army intellengence . served one year in the gulf war
Jim Davidson
Jim Davidson
Class of 1964
Army, 7 Years

WOC 66-19, RVN 67-68 C-229th 1st Air Cavalry Division, RVN 69-70 B 1/9th Cavalry, 1st Air Cavalry Division - Captain.
jim hill
jim hill
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

US Army Vietnam 1972
jim myers
jim myers
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Vietnam 67-68, 19 years CA National Guard MSG
John Rudow
John Rudow
Class of 1980
Navy, 10 Years

Trained in Data Systems, Programing and Repair. 2 Western Pacific cruises aboard the U.S.S. Bainbridge CGN-25, Christening Crew of Tactical Training Group Pacific, a center for Battle Group Commanders to train in a War Game simulator.
Jon B Weers
Jon B Weers
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Trained as Special Electrical/Electronic Device repairman, Served 2 years Republic of Vietnam Assigned I Battery (SLT) 29th Artillery, Attached to 5th Batallion(AW)(SP) 2nd Artillary
Lou Caramucci
Lou Caramucci
Class of 1991
Army, 9 Years

I worked several Jobs from Engineers to Artillary. Served Throughout the United States and Europe. May God watch over all veterans in this day and age
Mary Feaster Schimberg
Mary Feaster Schimberg
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

Entered under a program called Stripes for Skills as a secretary. Was first assigned to the 9th Infantry Division in Fort Lewis, WA. Then the 3rd Infantry Division in Wuerzburg, Germany.
Michael Ray Stephens
Michael Ray Stephens
Class of 1969
Air Force, 10 Years

experienced tours in Alaska, Illonois,Texas and Merced,California as a airplane mechanic which provided well for the family until retirement in 2010.
NeaL Caspersen
NeaL Caspersen
Class of 1969
Army, 10 Years

45th Dustoff 70-71 10 yrs Army 20yrs. Navy civil service
Philip H Diehl
Philip H Diehl
Class of 1960
Coast Guard, 6 Years

Served on USCGC Comanche and USCGC Taney in North Pacific, Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska. Also Ocean Station November a number of times.
Ray Simmons
Ray Simmons
Class of 1974
Navy, 6 Years

Served on the Destroyer USS Carpenter as a Boiler Technician working as the Space Supervisor of Aft Fireroon. The ship was stationed in various ports around the Bay Area. Left the services as an E-5.
Richard Lescalleet
Richard Lescalleet
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Ground Equipment Repairman (UHF/VHF)
Robert Christen
Robert Christen
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

6 years US Navy 20 years Merchant Marine
Robert Johnson
Robert Johnson
Class of 1985
Army Reserves, 18 Years

Served during Operation Desert Shield/Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom 1.
Rod Askim
Rod Askim
Class of 1960
Navy, 7 Years

1960-1963 Corpsman with the 2nd Marine Division, Camp LeJune, N.C.
1973-1976 HT High Pressure welder Nav. Station, San Diego, Ca
Picture of myself and my father after boot camp, 1960
Stephen Speer
Stephen Speer
Class of 1969
Army, 6 Years

U.S. Army Aviation, 1st Avn Brg. 17th Avn Grp. 52th C.A.B. 361st A.W.C.
Stephen Speer
Stephen Speer
Class of 1969
Army, 6 Years

U.S. Army 1st Avn. Bdg. 17th Avn.Grp. 361st. A.W.C.
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Basic Training 1969, San Antonio Texas
52 weeks language training at the Presidio of Monterey. USAF Security Service (Intelligence) until honorable discharge end of 1972
Terry Buettner
Terry Buettner
Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years

Fighter pilot, flew the F-4E. Three years as intelligence officer in the Philippines. Finished as liaison to US Army Special Forces.
Vietnam
Grenada
Iraq
Thomas M Craig
Thomas M Craig
Class of 1964
Air Force, 16 Years

Cryogenic Fluids Production for 10 yrs, then
Precision Measurement Equipment technician/manager for 6 yrs
Southeast Asia (Thailand) 1969 (B-52's were coming and going 24/7)
8+ yrs in Japan

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Class of '71

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CORRECTION to 1966 REUNION !!!!

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Our Novato High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Novato High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Novato are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!