Oak Grove High School Alumni

San Jose, 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

Anthony Fulcher
Anthony Fulcher
Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years

Nuclear Power Plant Operator
Armand Camaioni III
Armand Camaioni III
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 6 Years

USMC, 3rd MAW, MAG-39, HMLA-369, Flightline, 6114 Huey & Cobra crew chief
Bill Schierenberg
Bill Schierenberg
Class of 1973
Air Force, 10 Years

Attained rank of E-6 Tech Sgt. in charge of Special Requistion and Procurement for A10 Attack aircraft in Bentwaters AFB UK. He distinquished himself by his professionalism and integrity while on and off duty. Unfotunately his career was cut short by a freak accident which required Bill to be hospitalized for several months. He was discharged with honors. He now lives in Wa State where teaches and takes care of his elderly and ailing father.
Chris Wagner
Chris Wagner
Class of 1981
Army, 2 Years

Flight Operations, MAST, Medevac
Donald Luce
Donald Luce
Class of 1969
Army, 26 Years

US Army 1968-1995
Viet Nam II CORP 4th Bn 503rd ABN IN -
173rd Airborne Brigade (S) 7/70-9/71
Duane Bowers
Duane Bowers
Class of 1974
Air Force, 12 Years

Served all over the world.
Frances Lam
Frances Lam
Class of 1991
National Guard, 2 Years

Air National Guard with the 129th Security Forces at Moffett Field NAS in Mountain View, CA
Gary Cook
Gary Cook
Class of 1974
Army, 14 Years

Armor - Tank Platoon Sargent &
Army Intel - Central Europe
Howard Gluck
Howard Gluck
Class of 1969
Navy, 10 Years

First Class Petty Officer , spent 6 years on board Nuclear Submarine and 3 years as a Trainer in Hawaii. Spent last year on a Destroyer escort.
James Petersohn
James Petersohn
Class of 1992
Navy, 15 Years

Hospitalmen 1st Class, 2 tours in Iraq and Afghanistan currently with 2nd Marine Air Wing, Cherry Point, North Carolina. Served with the Marine Infantry, Navy Seebeas and the USS Carl Vinson.
James Petersohn
James Petersohn
Class of 1992
Navy, 11 Years

I am a Hospital Corpmen. Served in Iraq during the 2003 invasion of Iraq with 3rd Battalion 4th Marines. Assigned to President Bush during his visit to the country of Georgia in 2005 and did a tour in Afghanistan with the Seabees in 2009. Now stationed in Great Lakes, IL
James Thomas
James Thomas
Class of 1985
Air Force, 4 Years

Served with the 964th AWACS Division as Airborne Communications Specialist. Stationed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
Jared Hagemeier (son of Bobbi Buenting-Hagemeier '80)
Jared Hagemeier (son of Bobbi Buenting-Hagemeier '80)
Class of 1980
Army, 2 Years

Jared is active duty stationed at Ft. Lewis WA awaiting deployment. Jared's family couldn't be prouder of his commitment & service to his country.
Jeffrey Griffith
Jeffrey Griffith
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired O-5, flew in F-111s
Jessica Garcia
Jessica Garcia
Class of 2003
Air Force, 1 Years

airborne linguist, airman first class, stationed in monterey
Jessica Garcia (Abril)
Jessica Garcia (Abril)
Class of 2003
Air Force, 2 Years

Airborne cryptologic linguist
Jim Hunnewell
Jim Hunnewell
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Aircrewman (P-3 & S-3 aircraft), 1977-2001.
John Helfrich
John Helfrich
Class of 1971
Army, 4 Years

Last years of Vietnam in Physical Therapy. Treated many returnees.
Jonathan Allen Reinert
Jonathan Allen Reinert
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy nuclear power plant operator, submarines. Retired as Chief, 24 years.
Jonathan Guerrero
Jonathan Guerrero
Class of 1999
Air Force, 4 Years

Graduated from the Air Force Academy in '03. Communications Officer. First duty station was at Hickam AFB, Hawaii ('03-'06). Deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Now assigned at Langley AFB, Virginia
Jonathan Morrow
Jonathan Morrow
Class of 1973
Air Force, 22 Years

Commissioned via AFROTC in 1977 at Oregon State University. Flew T-37s and C-141s plus numerous other assignments before retiring in the rank of O-5.
Kelly C. Scherer
Kelly C. Scherer
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted US Navy 84 OCT 04; served As an Aviation Ordnanceman until 96 Jun 30. Enlisted 96 JUL 01 CA Army National Guard (Active). Retired '06 JUN 30 SFC. Would do it all over again, because so many would not. God Bless America!
Mark Nitchman
Mark Nitchman
Class of 1976
Coast Guard, 11 Years

U.S. Coast Guard for 9 years and Navy Reserves for 2 years. Was on 3 Coast Guard Cutters was a suicide rescuer at CG Sta Fort Point at Golden Gate Bridge, S.F.
ROBERT DRAKE
ROBERT DRAKE
Class of 1981
Navy, 7 Years

AVIATION STRUCTUAL MECH HYDRALICS
Roger Dunn
Roger Dunn
Class of 1988
Army, 15 Years

I did 15yrs in the Army as a engineer (sappers) I did 2 tours of Iraq 03-04 and 05-06
Rosalie Vasquez
Rosalie Vasquez
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Cherry Point NC
Scott A. Kirberg
Scott A. Kirberg
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 16 Years

Joined 1987. Attended boot camp at MCRD, San Diego, CA. Active duty stations: Camp Lejeune, NC, Okinawa, Japan. Served tour of duty in Iraq.
Scott McCollum
Scott McCollum
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarine Service
Shirley Armstrong (Reno)
Shirley Armstrong (Reno)
Class of 1980
Air Force, 2 Years

Inventory control clerk
The Nguyen
The Nguyen
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Everyone is a rifleman.
Tim Hill
Tim Hill
Class of 1970
Air Force, 16 Years

8 years USAF (SSgt E-6) Security Police/Corrections/K-9. 81271A. VietNam 1971-72, Bien Hoa, Da Nang.

8 Years Utah Army National Guard (Cpt 0-3) Supply and Logistics Officer 90A. Total service 16.5 years.
Tony Silva
Tony Silva
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Served from 1971 to 1992. First half of career was in Signal Corps and remainder in Public Affairs (radio). Post-army worked in customer service, broadcasting and teaching.

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Oak Grove High School Classmates

Barbara Iglesias
Class of '82

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Our Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in San Jose are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!