Oakdale High School Alumni

Oakdale, 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

Alise Frosceno
Alise Frosceno
Class of 2005
Army, 5 Years

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Andy Riise
Andy Riise
Class of 1996
Army, 7 Years

Field Artillery Officer, Captain, stationed in Fort Sill, OK. Platoon Leader, Commanding General's Speechwriter, and Battery Commander. Currently in school. Heading back overseas as an advisor to the Iraqy Army. BIG GUNS - GO ARMY!
Buddy Gray
Buddy Gray
Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Joined USMC in Dec 63 spent 4 years as a wireman/radio man including 1 year in veitnam with
1st Bn 3Mar 65/66. Discharged in 1967 as Sgt. E-5
Chris Bennett
Chris Bennett
Class of 2001
National Guard, 6 Years

I am CH47 Chinook Helicopter Mechanic, and am currently deployed to Afghanistan
Dan Shelton
Dan Shelton
Class of 1991
Navy, 4 Years

I joined the reserves 4 years ago and am proud to call myself a SeaBee..
Danny Shatswell
Danny Shatswell
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

Spent 11 1/2 months in Viet Nam.
David C. Wilker Jr.
David C. Wilker Jr.
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

I started out in Explosives Ordinance Disposal, transfered to Aircraft Maintenance (B-52G) and retrained into Communications Computers.
David White
David White
Class of 1995
Army, 10 Years

Army Intelligence, resigned April 06 as a Chief Warrant Officer
Douglas DeGraff
Douglas DeGraff
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Jet Engine Technician Stationed at Castle AFB, Atwater Ca. Kadena AFB, Okinawa Japan RAF Upper Heyford Oxforshire England Edwards AFB Rosamond Ca. worked on B-52, KC-135A, F-4, F-111 and B-2
Ed Hart
Ed Hart
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Was the best move I ever made, lost track of most my friends though
Gerald Vice
Gerald Vice
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined Air force after Graduated and retired from it in 1989. Two tours in Viet nam and five tours in thailand during the viet nam war
jeffrey t, hanley
jeffrey t, hanley
Class of 1987
Army, 12 Years

served 5 years as a navy medic, then went back in the army as a paramedic and have currently deployed Iraq 3 times
Jerry Price
Jerry Price
Class of 1973
Army, 2 Years

Nike Hercules missile fire control operator. Stationed in Germany 74 to 76.
Jessica Johnson Hutcheson
Jessica Johnson Hutcheson
Class of 1990
Army, 10 Years

I served for 2 years as an Army Medic at Letterman Hospital in San Fransisco and after a full ride scholarship through the ROTC at University of California, Berkeley served as an officer in the Army as a Commander in the Medical Corp.
Joe Kendall
Joe Kendall
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Operation Enduring Freedom, Liberian Evacuation/Peace Keeping, Operation Iraqi Freedom 1,2
1st Batallion 8th Marines
Joe Kendall
Joe Kendall
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years

1st Bn 8th Marines Camp Lejune NC
Tours- Liberia,Iraq (2003) Iraq (2004) Fallujah Oct-Jan '05
Joseph Kendall
Joseph Kendall
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served as a Infantryman in the marine corps with deployments to Iraq, Liberia, and the Mediterranean Sea.
Joshua E Love
Joshua E Love
Class of 2002
Army, 13 Years

Serving 13+ years as a Aircraft Structual Repairer and coming up on my ETS in October. Deployed four times, 2 Iraq and 2 Afghani-land (Afghanistan). Hoping to attend college at Embry Riddle in the fall (I know, 13 years late, right?)
Katherine Snider
Katherine Snider
Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years

Sergeant, Military Intelligence:Korean Linguist/Translator-Transcriber and Radio-Telephone Cryptologist
Kathy Snider
Kathy Snider
Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years

Joined the year I graduated. Was sent to Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA to study Korean Language and Culture then on to Texas for military intelligence training before serving two tours in Korea. Most of my tours were spent at the 332nd Electronic Warfare Co.at Camp Page in ChunChon which was a tactical unit readied to move to the 38th Parellel (DMZ).
Ken Beckner
Ken Beckner
Class of 1961
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired as Chief Electrician Viet Nam vet
Ken Beckner
Ken Beckner
Class of 1961
Navy, 20+ Years

retired as Chief Electrician
Kenneth Lu
Kenneth Lu
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 12 Years

Gunnery Sergeant, USMC '98 - '10, Infantry Platoon Sergeant and Marine Embassy Guard

East Timor
Northern Kuwait
Algeria
Iraq
Russia
Estonia
Kent Gripenstraw
Kent Gripenstraw
Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 20 years in Air Force bands, retiring as a Master Sergeant in 1982. Played for 5 Presidents, beginning with Pres. Kennedy and many dignitaries and celebrities.
Kevin Wilson
Kevin Wilson
Class of 2003
Army, 14 Years

Infantry Staff Sergeant with 4 deployments, previous duty stations include Baumholder Germany, Fort Bliss, Fort Benning(Kelly Hill), Camp Casey South Korea. Currently stationed at Fort Benning serving as a Master Gunner Instructor.
Kevin Wilson
Kevin Wilson
Class of 2003
Army, 9 Years

US ARMY INFANTRY
Kirby D Sisco
Kirby D Sisco
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

Joined the Navy in 1970,Search and Rescue Helicopter crew chief aboard the USS Lexington aircraft carrier.
Leroy Maciel
Leroy Maciel
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

Serve red on the USS AMERICA &
USS FORESTAL
Leroy Maciel
Leroy Maciel
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

Serve red on the USS AMERICA &
USS FORESTAL
Michael W. Zervos
Michael W. Zervos
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 5 Years

I served in the Marine Corps from 1987 t0 1991
Nicole Simoncini
Nicole Simoncini
Class of 2003
Army, 7 Years

US Army Captain: Company Commander
Deployed Iraq and Qatar
Paul Skifter
Paul Skifter
Class of 2004
Navy, 5 Years

Served his country honorably for 5 years deploying twice in support of the Global War on Terror.
Richard Fern
Richard Fern
Class of 1952
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in Germany and France as an aircraft engine mechanic.
Robert ( Bob) Chapman
Robert ( Bob) Chapman
Class of 1958
Army, 3 Years

Did not comp. school , but instead I joined the army, after boot which all together is 16 weeks then off to fort Cambell Ky. For jump school. Then in Nov. of 1959 Korea for 13 mon. And 11 days
Robert Wayne McClure
Robert Wayne McClure
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted out of High School in 1964. Got degree in Electrical engineering at University of Illinois while in the Air Force. Was commissioned in 1975 and retired as a Major in 1989
Rochelle Cobb Creighton
Rochelle Cobb Creighton
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Stationed in Mississippi, South Carolina and Camp Pendleton. I was in the Airwing HML 267 and HMS 39. I really enjoyed my years in the military, I met my husband Steve there and we have been married for 29 years, 4 children and 2 beuatiful grandchildren.
Ronnie Montoya
Ronnie Montoya
Class of 2000
Air Force, 10 Years

Emergency Management Technician
Ronnie Montoya
Ronnie Montoya
Class of 2000
Air Force, 10 Years

Emergency Management Technician
Sally Wehrman
Sally Wehrman
Class of 1979
Navy, 9 Years

Served in Florida, Maine, Alaska, Guam, and Washington DC.
Sarah Perdue
Sarah Perdue
Class of 2001
Air Force, 4 Years

EMT, stationed at Sheppard AFB in Wichita Falls TX for 4 years, moving to Eglin AFB Fort Walton Beach, FL soon.

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