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

Andy England
Andy England Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
All over Asia on the USS Ranger (CVA-61) with VA-25, 79-81 and with VA 303 and 305 during the 80'-90's. Currently with NAVSPECWARCOM as an information technologist in support of Seal teams 1,3,5 and 7 with NAVSPECWARGRU 1 before and after the begining of Noble Eagle/Enduring freedom. Just came off of 3 years of active duty in support of current GWOT and am juggling a civilian carreer (19+ years) as a maintenance planner with Dreyer's ice cream in Bakersfield, CA.
Bobbie Fox
Bobbie Fox Class of 1963
Army, 4 Years
Vietnam Veteran
Clyde E. Johannes
Clyde E. Johannes Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
Retired in 1994 as a CW2.
Eugene A Petribe
Eugene A Petribe Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years
CBs from 1965 to 1974 and Mechinist Mate 1975 to 1989.
Frankie Williams
Frankie Williams Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years
Combat veteran (Viet Nam). Spent the first years in Nam then on three different carriers; USS Ranger, Constellation and the Kitty Hawk. Flew for over 16 years around the world. Saw 68 out of 170 countries in the world walked on both poles. Flew 5 years for the National Science Foundation in support of polar exploration for the South Pole region with our summer support base in Christchurch New Zealand. Had over 10,000 flight hours in the C-130 (multiple platforms), 250 hours in the Huey in Nam and 550 flight hours in the E-6A a communication platform that the Navy transitioned to replace the EC-130. I had a great career in the military.
JeanPierre Genoud
JeanPierre Genoud Class of 2004
Navy, 3 Years
As of right now I am a Nuke on the USS Enterprise
Juan Vasquez, Jr.
Juan Vasquez, Jr. Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years
91B: Combat Medical Specialist
Mike Huerta
Mike Huerta Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years
Was in the Army for eight years. I was fortuneate enough to travel all over the world. I was a Cartographer and Terrain Analyst. My last assignment was NCOIC of the 565th Engineer Detatchment (Terrain) at Schofield Barracks, HI.
Paul A. Warren
Paul A. Warren Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Motor Transport Operations Chief
Randy Boetger
Randy Boetger Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Engineer
Raymundo Perez
Raymundo Perez Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Currently serving with 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Camp Pendleton Ca.
ROGER J. ECKLES
ROGER J. ECKLES Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
RETIRED 1979 AFTER COMPLETING 20 YEARS AND 20 DAYS OF SERVICE. VIET-NAM 1970-71, PROUD OF TROOPS WHO SERVED ALONG WITH ME AND FOUGHT FOR OUR FREEDOM....WOULD DO IT ALL OVER AGAIN IF THE DID NOT HAVE THAT AGE THING....I AM VERY PROUD TO BE A GRAD. FROM "PUHS" CLASS OF "59" I WAS BORN RAISED THREE GENERATIONS IN PORTERVILLE.....THANKS FOR HAVING THIS MILITARY ALUMNI SECTION...ROGER
Russell Walker
Russell Walker Class of 1971
Air Force, 11 Years
USAF PMEL (metrology) Lowry, McChord, Kadena, Williams
Sam Bonilla
Sam Bonilla Class of 1961
Navy, 2 Years
Served in Vietnam 12/67-6/69. First 6 months was attached to the Seabees and last 8 months was a military instructor used by the South Vietnamese Navy and Air Force.
Tracy (Rutherford) Sumner
Tracy (Rutherford) Sumner Class of 1980
Army, 12 Years
She has been a wonderful joy to all who have served with her, In Europe kept the border during the cold war, served during Desert Shield/Storm and has influence on all the families affected by our War on Terror! Call her she is in your CA
william albert mathenia
william albert mathenia Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
1970-1993

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