Rio Grande High School Alumni

Albuquerque, New Mexico (NM)

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

Annette N. Garcia
Annette N. Garcia
Class of 1978
National Guard, 17 Years

Hoorah!
Carolina Anne Lasky- Mikusak
Carolina Anne Lasky- Mikusak
Class of 1964
Navy, 3 Years

OR TECH HM3
Chris Kaiser
Chris Kaiser
Class of 1989
National Guard, 19 Years

Served ten years as aircraft weapons specialist, then finished nursing degree and became a commissioned officer in the nurse corp were I have been for the past 9 years and am now a Major and will be eligible for retirement in Dec of 2009.
Christopher Gonzales
Christopher Gonzales
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Special Forces Command Sergeant Major.

Served 26 years.
Dale Berglund
Dale Berglund
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Seabees; served in Danang
Dan Garcia
Dan Garcia
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

I was stationed in Korea, Colorado, Panama, Korea (again), Georgia, Germany, and New Jersey.
David W. Rogers
David W. Rogers
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

22 years active duty Navy, retiring in 2002.
Francisco D. Saiz
Francisco D. Saiz
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Thirty year Naval career in Naval Aviation
George
George
Class of 1993
Navy, 15 Years

Second class petty officer
George Munoz
George Munoz
Class of 1993
Navy, 9 Years

9 Years active duty and 7 years Navy Reserves
John L Mechler III
John L Mechler III
Class of 1962
Army, 1 Years

Service Connected disabilities
John Mitchell
John Mitchell
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

LTC retired, Viet Nam 66-67, Intel Spec, CIC Agent, Ops Officer
LCDR David Wright, USN (Ret)
LCDR David Wright, USN (Ret)
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

31 years of service, E-1 thru 0-4. Viet Nam ('67, '68, '69, '71, '72) Panama, Grenada and Gulf War Veteran.
Leroy Deering
Leroy Deering
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

USS Lexington , Clarksville Base,TN. gmt 2nd class.
Louis Bordenave
Louis Bordenave
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

RVN 70-71 4/23 23 Infantry, Recon Team Leader
Tennessee Army National Guard, Aircraft Repairman, Crew Chief UH1s, Observer OH6,Combat Engineer trained but duty as Facilities Engineering Staff TNARNG HDQ, then closed out career Range Operations Tullahoma Field Training Site.
Louis Preston Lawhorn
Louis Preston Lawhorn
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Viet Nam Veteran. 1st Infantry Division.
MICHAEL CUELLAR
MICHAEL CUELLAR
Class of 1974
Navy, 6 Years

JOINED THE NAVY WITH ANOTHER 74 ALUMNUS EDWARD DELUNA. WE WENT SAN DIEGO AND CHICAGO. THEN WE TO DIFFERENT BASES. I WENT TO PEARL HARBOR AND WAS LUCKY ENOUGH TO VISIT 18 COUNTRIES.
Michael Germain
Michael Germain
Class of 1981
Army, 19 Years

Active Duty and still serving!
Norma Knox
Norma Knox
Class of 1979
National Guard, 9 Years

Communications Spec
Pamela Sedivy
Pamela Sedivy
Class of 1982
Army, 10 Years

Animal Care Specialist 91T30, SGT
REUBEN SALINAS
REUBEN SALINAS
Class of 1989
Army, 12 Years

United States Army Nurse
Richard D. Cook
Richard D. Cook
Class of 1967
Army, 12 Years

Spec 6 (E-6) 91C-40, Burn Research (ISR) Brooke Army Medical Center/ NCOIC-Emergency Room, Sandia Army Hospital
Ron Farless
Ron Farless
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Ron was awarded the Bronze Star for his actions in Viet Nam. He was injured and saved several of his crew on a river gun boat.
Samuel G. Acosta
Samuel G. Acosta
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

14B Field Artillery, 11B Infantry, 88M Truck Driver, 68B Combat Medic
Timothy Washington
Timothy Washington
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired a lieutenant and served on 7 ships. My duties included Operations officer, repair officer, gunnery officer, Navigator and repair officer for Seal Team 1.
William Abeita
William Abeita
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Hoo-Rah!! Served 24 fast years in our Awesome Military.

Classmates Spotlight

Rio Grande High School Classmates

Daniel Alobaidi
Class of '93

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School News

Class of '64

Class of '64 will be having there 55th class reunion August 24, 2019 $55.00 per person at Isleta Casino.
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Our Rio Grande 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 Rio Grande High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Albuquerque are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!