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

Betty (Fierke) Johnson
Betty (Fierke) Johnson Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
Stationed at NAS Oceana Virginia. Worked as a Dispatcher for Master at Arms, also worked at Security as one of the first female guards on the gates, went into Navy at end of Vietnam war. Spent the next 24 years with former husband who was career military Navy.
Charles William Vaskis
Charles William Vaskis Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years
First served as Medic for 132 engineers National Guard in Red Bluff. Joined active Army in 1980.Went to Airborne school, then went through Special Forces training,earned my Green Beret in 1981. Served as Senior Medic on an A-Team with 10th Special Forces Group in Fort Devens, Massachusetts
DON CANADA Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 16 Years
Douglas Buck
Douglas Buck Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
Jet Engine Mechanic, Medical Technician, PME instructor, USAF First Sergeant. Seved in England, Panama, Cuba, Germany, Afghanistan and Iraq. Retired in 2006.
EDDIE LYON Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years
E-5 , Battalion electronics maintenance 4th armored division, 144th signal battalion Goppingen, Germany
Frank Bedene
Frank Bedene Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
1967to68 with 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam
Gayle Brasher Nevis
Gayle Brasher Nevis Class of 1992
Navy, 12 Years
Aircraft Mechanic on F-14's, S-3's and F/A-18C/E/F. West Pac on USS Constellation and USS Abraham Lincoln
Janice Freeman
Janice Freeman Class of 1969
Army, 6 Years
Power Generation Equipment Operatoration and Repair. Served as instructor at Fort Belvoir Va. Stationed Fort Belvoir, VA Fort Ord, CA and Germany. Served 1975 to 1981
Jeffrey Bennett
Jeffrey Bennett Class of 1981
Army, 6 Years
John Allan Freeman
John Allan Freeman Class of 1970
Army, 4 Years
4 yrs, 4 Mos, 22 days. Served as a Mechanic (63B20) served with 2 units. 3/3 Armor Cavalry, (Braves Rifles) and HHC 31st Inf. and the 7th Division at Ft. Ord. Was a E-5 Specialist Five. Motor pool Sargent.
John Otero- Shelton
John Otero- Shelton Class of 2002
Navy, 4 Years
Four Years Overseas as an EN2
Joseph L Clark
Joseph L Clark Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Viet Nam 70-72 Cal Guard 79-85 U S Air Force 85-88 Cal Guard 88-96
Larry L. Murphy
Larry L. Murphy Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years
They sent me to Viet Nam in January of 1971 and sent me back in December of 1971. I quit working in 2006 because of the demons and am on disability. I<m enjoying my harley,my wife, and my grandkids now.
Lorie Franceschi
Lorie Franceschi Class of 1977
Army, 6 Years
Nuclear Weapons Technician/Combat Engineer/Nuclear Release Message Center Technician Herbornseelbach West Germany 1979-1982 Fort Hood TX 1983-1985
Raymond Nichols
Raymond Nichols Class of 1982
Army, 8 Years
Spent 4 years active, 4 years national guard in Red Bluff
Robin Lillis
Robin Lillis Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy, retired Gunners Mate Chief (Surface Warfare) GMC(SW)
Roger N Nelson
Roger N Nelson Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Unitted States Air Force, August 1971 to May 1992. USAF Security Police 71-85, Military Personnel 85-92. Retired grade MSgt (E-7). Dec 71 - May 73 Duluth IAP, MN., May 73 - Aug 75 Clark AB Republic of Philippines, Aug 75 - Aug 78 Malmstrom AFB, MT., Aug 78 - Aug 79 Clear AFS, AK., Aug 79 - Aug 81 Little Rock AFB, AR., Aug 81 - Aug 85 Ramstein AB Germany, Aug 85-Nov 88 Holloman AFB, NM., Nov 88 - Mar 92 Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
Todd Fitchette
Todd Fitchette Class of 1982
Army, 10 Years
Joined the Military Police Corps in 1982. In 1985 left active duty and joined the reserves where I went through drill sergeant school while attending college at Chico State. Left the Army in 1992 after Congress deactivated my reserve unit in Chico.

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Red Bluff High School Classmates

Clinton Couse
Class of '74

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Michael A. White

Michael A. White, Red Blufff Union High School Class of 1958, died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 in Sacramento, CA. from cancer....
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