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

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.
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
Ricky L. Hallowes
Ricky L. Hallowes Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted shortly after graduation and retired after 24 years of service. Started out as a tech in satellite communications, 8 years as commo chief in artillery, and five years as basic training drill instructor. Retired SFC. Served in various CONUS locations, Germany, and Greece.

Classmates Spotlight

Rancho Cotate High School Classmates

Ellie Stephens
Class of '83

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Looking for classmates of the graduating class of 1977

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