Rancho Cotate High School Alumni

Rohnert Park, 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

Allen Broyles
Allen Broyles
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

U.S.Navy Mineman First Class Petty Officer (E-6) (Underwater Mines/Explosives).
Instructor.
Recruit Company Commander..
Daniel Murphy
Daniel Murphy
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Iraqi Freedom 2004-2005
Daniel Murphy
Daniel Murphy
Class of 1982
Army, 18 Years

toured in OIF II 2004-2005 and currently still in the Army National Guard. 5 years active and 13 yrs in the guard. Humanitarian support in the 2005 hurricane Katrina , New Orleans
Deborah Ann Hill-Hampton
Deborah Ann Hill-Hampton
Class of 1983
Navy, 3 Years

Hospital Corpsman, Marines, Camp LeJeune
Deborah Hill (Hampton)
Deborah Hill (Hampton)
Class of 1983
Navy, 3 Years

US Navy Hospital Corpsman, Went to Orlando 1985 for Boot, Go K038, the to Corps School in Great Lakes, IL. in June 1985 was stationed at NAS Patuxent River speciallizing in emergency/combat medicine. 1986 (Oct.) Camp Lejeune Naval Hospital again emergency med/combat so was stationed all over the base with my marines.
Edward Ospital
Edward Ospital
Class of 1984
Army, 15 Years

Combat Arms Officer/Acquisition - Force Sustainment Officer, Ranger, Airborne, Sniper, Scout.
Evan White
Evan White
Class of 1968
Air Force, 11 Years

I went out and saw things and did many things.
George (Evan) White
George (Evan) White
Class of 1968
Air Force, 10 Years

I lived in Guam, Thailand and Germany. I was stationed in California, Montana and Indiana. Worked B52's, KC135's, F4's and F106's. I worked on missle systems and radar systems. All in all, it was a good experience.
GEORGE WHITE
GEORGE WHITE
Class of 1968
Air Force, 11 Years

I enlisted just 2 months after graduation. I spent almost 11 years bumping around the world. I lived in Thailand, Guam, Germany, Indiana, California and Montana. I did enjoy my service time and especially the traveling and seeing the different parts of the world.
Gerald "Jerry" Simmons
Gerald "Jerry" Simmons
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a Heating System Specialist. Retired Nellis AFB NV 1994 as a Master Sergeant. Station in FL, Korea, ND, CA, & Japan. Was in Civil Engineering & RED HORSE Squadrons. Live in Henderson NV now & work as a Bldg Inspector.
Gerald (Jerry) Simmons
Gerald (Jerry) Simmons
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF Retire MSgt, Assigments: Eglin AFB FL, Osan AB ROK (554 CESHR RED HORSE), Grand Forks AFB ND, March AFB CA, Kadena AB Okinawa Japan, & Nellis AFB NV. HVAC Specialist. Yrs served 1974 - 1994.
Jim Veler
Jim Veler
Class of 1989
Army, 9 Years

Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom
Justin Michener
Justin Michener
Class of 2001
Navy, 8 Years

helicopter mech working on becoming a pilot
Lia Locasto
Lia Locasto
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Upon returning home from Iraq in 2003 I became the Casualty Calls Chief (notifying loved ones of deceased/serious injuries) until my retirement in 2007. Now Dept of VA in Santa Rosa.
Lia Locasto
Lia Locasto
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Joined Jan '81, retired Jul '07. Was in 2 conflicts (Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom).
Lia Locasto
Lia Locasto
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Gunnery Sergeant, USMC Retired 2007
3 tours in Iraq (1 Op Desert Storm, 2 Op Iraqi Freedom)
Mike Hanners
Mike Hanners
Class of 1974
Air Force, 6 Years

Aircraft Weapons Mechanic Instutor
Patrick Culligan
Patrick Culligan
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

U.S. Army Ranger
Patrick Culligan
Patrick Culligan
Class of 1990
Army, 5 Years

US Army Ranger
Phil Crawford
Phil Crawford
Class of 1999
National Guard, 12 Years

Military Adminstration
Served 5 tours overseas

Classmates Spotlight

Rancho Cotate High School Classmates

Jennifer Johnson
Class of '96

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

Looking for classmates of the graduating class of 1977

I went to school with some of you and made long lasting friends. I would like to find some of you! My name is Mary Sher...
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Our Rancho Cotate 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 Cotate High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Rohnert Park are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!