Orange Glen High School Alumni

Escondido, 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

Barney J.Phillips
Barney J.Phillips
Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years

Korea,271 st aviation unit... Ft Hood tx. 6th accb cavery
Korea , 271 st aviation unit....
6 th ACCB cobra calvery unit Ft hood TX.
Brandon Lungren
Brandon Lungren
Class of 2001
Navy, 5 Years

Served In OIF on board USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76.
Clark Broekema
Clark Broekema
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served over 21 yrs as a substance abuse counselor and correctional officer for the last 3 yrs. Stationed in Colorado, Alaska, Idaho, England, South Dakota and CA. Retired in Aug 08.
Donald Shane Henson
Donald Shane Henson
Class of 2010
Marine Corps, 4 Years

0341 Infantry Mortarman served with 2/1 and 1/5 weapons companies 81's Platoon
Douglas Arthur Clack
Douglas Arthur Clack
Class of 1972
Navy, 2 Years

Served on 3 ships. USS Evans-DE- USS Bauer DE- USS John R, Craig. Only served 2 years due to paralization from the neck down..
Edel Bagsic
Edel Bagsic
Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years

still serving in the US Navy, just returned from a tour in Afghanistan...
Francisco Ledesma
Francisco Ledesma
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 5 Years

1 Combat deployment to Iraq and 2 Combat deployments to Afghanistan.
Geoffrey Bradford
Geoffrey Bradford
Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years

Electronic Technician Second Class Petty Officer ET2(SEAL) 1986-1992. Served in Operation Desert Storm Jan-Jul 1991. OG NJROTC 1985/86.
Gregory Scott Abarr
Gregory Scott Abarr
Class of 1965
Army, 10 Years

Point man Sniper in Vietnam With B co. 1/46 198th LIB.
Trained at Fort Bliss-Basic
Trained at Ft. Gordon -Advanced Infantry School
Trained at Ft. Benning - Airborne School
Train at Ft Gordon-Non commissioned officer's school
Trained at Ft. Sill- Artillery school
Stationed in Viet Nam 1966-1970 Point man sniper.
1970-1976-Drill Sargent-different post
Jack Waldron
Jack Waldron
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 10 Years

I have served for 7 years as an enlisted Marine with 4th Light Armored Recon. I deployed in 2003 for OIF 1. I was commissioned in 2007 and I am currently a 1stLt with Vt-2 attending flight school.
James 'Michael' Baswell
James 'Michael' Baswell
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Retiring in October 2009 as a Chief Warrant Officer 5 with 35 combined years of service, 6 years in the Marine Corps Infantry 69-75 and 29 in the Army Logistics 80-09. Served 2 tours in Viet Nam and 1 tour in Iraq with 1st Cav Division. Been there, done that, and have the T-Shirt to prove it.
Jarrod Albert Hickam
Jarrod Albert Hickam
Class of 1999
Navy, 9 Years

This is the easiest job in the world. I get to do stuff that peaple cant even imagine is posible. I love the submarine force.
Jason Carson
Jason Carson
Class of 1993
Navy, 14 Years

I served as the Admin Leading Petty Officer onboard USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63), the Administration and Legal Officer at Naval Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Pacific Northwest, the Administration and Legal Officer onboard USS DENVER (LPD 9), and am now the Flag Officer Writer for Rear Admiral Symonds; Commander, Navy Region Northwest.
John Young
John Young
Class of 2002
National Guard, 12 Years

91B served in California and Pennsylvania Army National Guard went to IRAQ from June2006-June2007 @ Al Asad, Iraq with the 1114th Trans Co. out of Bakersfield,CA
John-Henry Cottrell
John-Henry Cottrell
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 10 Years

All over the place and 11 months in Iraq...
Keith Hansen
Keith Hansen
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

11 years enlisted as a Cryptologic Linguist (Russian and Spanish) on RC-135s. Nebraska, Japan and England. Commissioned in 1984, 20 years as an officer. Missile Launch Control Officer, Officer Code Controller in Missouri, Officer Code Controller for missile test launches in California, Staff Officer at HQ AETC in Texas, Command and Control Division Chief at HQ Air Force Space Command in Colorado. Retired in 2004 after 31 years.
Ken Mckeand
Ken Mckeand
Class of 1985
Army, 4 Years

Aircraft refueler with the 101st airborne division.
Kurt Celis
Kurt Celis
Class of 1994
Navy, 13 Years

8+ years in the Navy, 4+ years in the Army. I enlisted in the Navy shortly after high school, then commissioned in the Army as an Armor Officer and deployed as a Tank Platoon Leader to Taji, Iraq. I'm back in the Navy as a Supply Officer and am stationed in San Diego.
Kurt E. Karlson
Kurt E. Karlson
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

Heavy equipment maintenance field. Served in a number of stateside locations, two tours in Germany and one tour in Korea. Retired in 1994 as a Chief Warrant Officer 3.
Lilani Keikiaina
Lilani Keikiaina
Class of 1992
Army, 2 Years

I served as an intelligence analyst on active duty. Now I continue to serve as a civilian contractor teaching new soldiers how to be intelligence analysts.
Linda Melkonian Shinn
Linda Melkonian Shinn
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Linda joined the Navy after graduation in 1981,, she received a Nursing Scholarship and in 1991 received a commission as a Navy Nurse and Naval Officer.. She has now retired and enjoys life with her husband 3 kids and horses.
Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Kevin Murphy
Lt. Cmdr. Timothy Kevin Murphy
Class of 1969
Navy, 12 Years

Tim Murphy
F4 Naval aviator
Died in service to his country

April 2, 1985.
Manuel Maces
Manuel Maces
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served during OIF
Michael Burke
Michael Burke
Class of 1967
Army, 5 Years

Basic Training-Ft Ord. AIT and NCO School- Ft Sill, ok. Airborne and Ranger School, Ft Benning, Ga. 2 Tours Vietnam 1969-71. Plt Sgt, Forward Observer, LRRP and Demolition Specialist. Served with First Field Force and 1st Cav Div. 2 Purple Hearts plus other colorful decorations. 1 yr in Augsburg Germany.
Michael Wachovec (Bilderback)
Michael Wachovec (Bilderback)
Class of 1995
Navy, 12 Years

Joined in 1998
Mindy Johnston
Mindy Johnston
Class of 2002
Navy, 3 Years

Mindy is still currently serving in the United States Navy Reserves in California. She is going to school and is a wonderful mom of three beautiful children.
MONICA CONDE
MONICA CONDE
Class of 2003
Navy, 3 Years

I SERVED IN THE NAVY FOR ABOUT 3 YEARS AND WAS AN HELICOPTER MECH. AND A PLANE CAPTIAN AND THEN MEET MY HUSBAND
monica conde
monica conde
Class of 2003
Navy, 4 Years

After graduating I joined the navy and was stationed on nas north island.. I am currently out of the service and am a military wife and a mother
Randy Lamdin
Randy Lamdin
Class of 1972
Navy, 2 Years

Served ('72-'74) as PO3 Operations Specialist/Radarman aboard USS Norton Sound (AVM-1) out of Port Hueneme, CA
and USS Cayuga (LST-1186) out of San Diego, CA.
Randy Lamdin
Randy Lamdin
Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served ('80-'82) as Lieutenant/2nd Platoon Commander of 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 1st Marine Brigade (Kaneohe Bay, HI).
Rich Matlock
Rich Matlock
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

23 years. Started out in munitions for 8 yrs, then found a medical job. Medic for 6 yrs, a flight medic on C-130's for 5 yrs IDMT last 4 yrs
Richard E. Hawkinson Jr
Richard E. Hawkinson Jr
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Control and Warning Operator in Iceland and New Jersey. Command, Control and Communication in Bangor, ME, Lindsey Air Station Wiesbaden. Germany. McGuire AFB, NJ , Ankara,Turkey, Nellis AFB. NV, Hahn AB, Germany, SAC underground, Offutt AFB, NE, USCINCPAC Honolulu, HA, Homestead AFB, FL
Scott Cowan
Scott Cowan
Class of 1985
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Chief Aviation Maintenance Technician in the U.S. Coast Guard. 22nd year currently serving in Traverse City MI. Previously stationed, Florida twice, San Diego twice, Oregon, North Carolina,and Michigan.
Scott Engrav
Scott Engrav
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Surveyor, Cartographer, (Germany, FT Bragg NC) Ordnance Officer (FT Hood TX,) Maintenance Company Commander ( Korea), Recruiting Company Commander (Riverside CA ) Civil Affairs Officer ( FT Bragg NC, Korea)
Sinuhe Montoya
Sinuhe Montoya
Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years

Stationed in Germany, loved every second. Did two tours in Iraq, hated 95% of the two years there.
WILLIAM JONES
WILLIAM JONES
Class of 1969
Navy, 22 Years

Hospital Corpsman with U.S. Marine Corps in Vietnam. Chief in 12 years, Chief warrant Officer, retired as Lieutenant.

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