Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Douglas D. Henson
Douglas D. Henson Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 26 years of combined active and ready reserve duty, from 1967 retiring in 1994 as a Senior Chief Petty Officer, Qualified in Submarines (SS). Doug served aboard 4 different submarines at sea, two WW II era conventional submarines, one Nuclear Powered Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarine, and one Nuclear Attack Submarine. During his service, he earned the right to wear the coveted "qualified in submarines" insignia the "Dolphins," and the FBM Deterrent Patrol Pin, with 6 patrols. He earned the Meritorious Commendation Medal (2 awards), The Special Expeditionary Medal, The Battle Efficiency Medal (2 Awards), The Navy Reserve Medal (1 Award), The Navy God Conduct Medal (2 Awards), The Navy Reserve Good Conduct Medal (3 Awards) and the Navy Sea Service Medal, and the National Defense Medal (2 Awards). Some additional duties include being the "Command Senior Enlisted Advisor" for many of his commands, as wells as serving as the Executive Officer for a Shore Maintenance Activiy. His specialty was in Command, Control and Intelligence (C3I)
John Jacobson, Lt Col USAF (ret)
John Jacobson, Lt Col USAF (ret) Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Commander, 55th Contracting Squadrion (Omaha, NE), Staff Officer, Joint Contracting Command (Baghdad, Iraq), Staff Officer, Air Mobility Command (Belleville, IL), Contracting Officer, USAFE Contracting Squadron (Ramstein, GE), Commander, Missile Combat Crew, 510th Strategic Misisle Squadron (Knob Noster, MO)
Patrick MacPherson
Patrick MacPherson Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
Served in the enlisted ranks in the Armor Branch for 10 years becoming a senior NCO (SFC/E-7) prior to attending flight school in 1980. Served 15 years in Army Aviation retiring as a Chief Warrant Officer (CW3) and Senior Army Aviator. Flew UH-1 Huey, UH-60 Blackhawk. Flew in the 1st Gulf War (Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm).
Scott Duffin
Scott Duffin Class of 1985
Air Force, 15 Years
Air national Guard

Classmates Spotlight

Palos Verdes High School Classmates

Phil Edwards
Class of '73

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