Oakland High School Alumni

Oakland, California (CA)

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

Ben Castaneda
Ben Castaneda
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

9 Feb 1945 - 26 Sep 1968 23 Years Old Army Reserve Hostile Ground Casualty Vinh Long, South Vietnam
benji yamane
benji yamane
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

viet nam
Benji Yamane
Benji Yamane
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Killed in Action 198th Light Infantry Brigade Hostile Ground Casualty Quang Nam, South Vietnam
Bert DeJong
Bert DeJong
Class of 1970
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Operations Officer
Bill Sobrero
Bill Sobrero
Class of 1965
Air Force, 8 Years

Flight mechanic and aircraft debriefer
Chales H Tompkins
Chales H Tompkins
Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 27 years having been stationed in Massachuetts, Nebraska, England and Germany. Worked in the Sercurity Service as well as many other assignemnts.
Charles H Tompkins
Charles H Tompkins
Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in the United States Air Force from 1960-1987.
Charles H Tompkins
Charles H Tompkins
Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served for 27 years in England, Germany and various locations in the USA
Craig D. Conwright
Craig D. Conwright
Class of 1973
Air Force, 8 Years

* Air Traffic Controller * Expanded Function Dental Technician
Daniel John McConalogue
Daniel John McConalogue
Class of 1965
National Guard, 2 Years

23 Feb 1947 - Oct 1966 19 Years Old Merchant Marines Automobile Accident Vietnam
Darryl Wayne Shuster
Darryl Wayne Shuster
Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years

8 Nov 1942 - 23 Feb 1969 26 Years Old 1st Cavalry Division Hostile Ground Casualty Bien Hoa, South Vietnam
Dave Gustafson
Dave Gustafson
Class of 1954
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Retired 23 years submariner Chief Engineman qualified (SS)
David M. Smith
David M. Smith
Class of 1960
Coast Guard, 6 Years

United States Coast Guard Reserve 1965-1971. Served aboard the USCGC Taney based in Alameda.
Egbert Williams Beach
Egbert Williams Beach
Class of 1909
Army, 2 Years

World War One, Lieutenant, Killed in France 1891 - May 1918 27 Years Old
Ernie Silva
Ernie Silva
Class of 1957
Navy, 4 Years

Join ed the Navy right after OHS. Boot Camp San Diego, Norman OK P School, USS Randolph CVA 15, McGuire Air Force Base Navy Squadron VR 6 and VR 22
Ernie Silva
Ernie Silva
Class of 1957
Navy, 4 Years

I was in the Navy from1957 to 1961. Boot camp was in San Diego. After Boot Camp it was off to Norman, Oklahoma for School. Then I served aboard the USS Randolph CVA 15, 1958 to 1958, Then on to an Air Force Base, McGuire in New Jersey. Our Navy Squadron VR22/VR6 was a transport squadron.
Frank D. Bermudez
Frank D. Bermudez
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Helicopter Maintenance Chief
Frank D. Bermudez
Frank D. Bermudez
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Helicopter Combat Aircrew.
Frankie J Marcell
Frankie J Marcell
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Viet Nam Veteran
Henry Arthur Wright
Henry Arthur Wright
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 2 Years

9 Jun 1946 - 6 Feb 1968 22 Years Old Marine Corps Hostile Ground Casualty Quang Nam, South Vietnam

Classmates Spotlight

Oakland High School Classmates

Taylor Harris
Class of '09

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