Rancho Alamitos High School Alumni

Garden Grove, 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

AL ROYCE
AL ROYCE
Class of 1959
Navy, 6 Years

USNR
Anthony L. Maestas
Anthony L. Maestas
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Hazardous Material/Munitions Supervisor
Bill hines
Bill hines
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

Served in anti-submarine warfare training at Guantanamo Bay Cuba and later on the U.S.S Wasp an amazing four years of my life.
Bob Hale
Bob Hale
Class of 1961
Navy, 6 Years

Navy pilot 1964-1969
CAPT Mike Taylor USNR Ret
CAPT Mike Taylor USNR Ret
Class of 1973
Navy, 34 Years

Iraqi Combat Vet
Marine Corps 74-84
Navy 86-09
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
Glenn D Stewart
Glenn D Stewart
Class of 1963
Army, 5 Years

Infantry Captain, pilot flew O-1 Bird Dog and OV-1 Mohawk in Vietnam 69-70
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

cook
John Towers
John Towers
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Aviation Retired
Loren Carroll
Loren Carroll
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Procurement and Radiological Health Protection Officer, Tobyhana army Depot, Pennsylvania. Basic and advanced infantry training, Fort Knox. Officer Candidate School, Fort Lee, Virginia. Radiological Health Protection training, Fort Meade, Maryland.
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

Classmates Spotlight

Rancho Alamitos High School Classmates

Raymond Borges
Class of '87

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