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

AL ROYCE Class of 1959
Navy, 6 Years
Anthony L. Maestas
Anthony L. Maestas Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Hazardous Material/Munitions Supervisor
Bob Hale
Bob Hale Class of 1961
Navy, 6 Years
Navy pilot 1964-1969
Carol A Lipsmeyer
Carol A Lipsmeyer Class of 1974
National Guard, 20+ Years
Kansas Air National Guard Retired Major
Dana Charles Tolman
Dana Charles Tolman Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Joined Reserves in 1992 MOS: 63W / Currently 91X40 2 tours to Iraq 1SG Still serving Mechanic/ Mil-tech
Daniel M. Flanagan
Daniel M. Flanagan Class of 1959
Army, 2 Years
Drafted Feb.1964, Basic training Fort Polk, Louisana, advanced training at Fort Lewis, Washington. Received an honorable discharge from service in April 1966, afer spending a four month assignment in Vietnam where i came down with malaria.
Daniel M. Flanagan
Daniel M. Flanagan Class of 1959
Army, 2 Years
Drafted in February 1964, Basic training at Ft Polk Louisana, advanced training at Ft. Lewis, Washington. Sent to Vietnam got Malaria.. .
Don Moriarty
Don Moriarty Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years
Navy Squadron VS-23
Gregory A. Ganz (Klaus)
Gregory A. Ganz (Klaus) Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years
Served with 129th Combat Assault Helicopter Company, Eagle Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade, An Son, Central Highlands, South Viet-Nam 1971-1972
helmut bustamante
helmut bustamante Class of 1993
Navy, 4 Years
John Towers
John Towers Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
Naval Aviation Retired
Michael Knobel
Michael Knobel Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Serviced in CONUS, Pacific Rim, Southern Europe, Southwest Asia and Horn of Africa.
Norm Fleming (Melnyk)
Norm Fleming (Melnyk) Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Army infantry, taught tactics at Ft. Benning and was the member of a five person Technical Evaluation Team (Nuclear weapons inspections)
Patrick Lewis
Patrick Lewis Class of 1958
Army, 9 Years
Served USAF for 4 years. 2 yars later enlisted in the ARMY. Flew helicopters and fixed wing aircraft for 5 years including 2 tours in Vietnam.
Phil Greek
Phil Greek Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served 2 years El Toro Served 2 years Iwakuni, Japan
Richard F. DeMong
Richard F. DeMong Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years
Instructor Pilot, C-130, Colonel, USAFR, Ret
Robert Cody
Robert Cody Class of 1958
Army, 3 Years
Drove the old Red Ball line Europe
Roger Stearns Sr.
Roger Stearns Sr. Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
Germany 17th LRP Vietnam 204th M.I.
Sixtus (Tito) Galindo
Sixtus (Tito) Galindo Class of 1984
Navy, 9 Years
Navy Seabees. Operation Enduring Freedom 2006 Past commands; NFELC Port Hueneme NMCB 17 Currently assigned to NMCB 18 as a Navy Resrevist
Steve Estrada
Steve Estrada Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years
Basic Training, Fort Benning Georgia, completed Infantry School and Airborne School. Duty Station was in Fort Polk, Louisiana. The unit I served with was a training center for the rest of the U.S. Armed Forces. 1st Battalion (Airborne) 509th (Infantry) Brigade, OPFOR "Opposing Forces" *1st of the 509th Geronimo* 2000-2003 Active Duty. 2007-2008 Reserve Unit.

Classmates Spotlight

Rancho Alamitos High School Classmates

Jean (jeanie) Paterson
Class of '62

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