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

Alan Byers
Alan Byers Class of 1959
Army, 6 Years
Basic training at Ft Ord California- stationed in Mannheim Germany.Active duty in 1962-64
Andria Acevedo Bailon
Andria Acevedo Bailon Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years
I am a dental assistant stationed in hawaii.
Brandon McLain
Brandon McLain Class of 1995
Army, 8 Years
Stationed in Europe. Deployed numerous times during peace keeping and wartime conflicts. Still has all of his 5 (yes! I said five) limbs.
CARLOS (ARRIOLA) de la tuya
CARLOS (ARRIOLA) de la tuya Class of 1976
Air Force, 4 Years
see.. there was this political stalemate, reffered to as the "cold war" i volunteered four years of my life to protect you from the red menace. i must've done a pretty good job, we're not speaking russian are we? ya nyet parusski bro! 8TH AIR FORCE/NORAD BMEWS
Danielle Lewis
Danielle Lewis Class of 1994
Army, 9 Years
Enlisted while still in a school, left right after graduation, and started my time in the service. I was stationed all over the world, assigned to numerous units, deployed to various hotspots around the world. Enjoyed my time while servicing in a command and staff position for many high ranking officers.
David Cain
David Cain Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
Masterchief Aviation Ordnanceman. Retired 2004 28 years honorable service. 14 westren pacific cruises onboard the following: USS Constalation,USS Kitty Hawk,USS Midway,USS Lincoln and USS Carl Vinson. 4 presidental operations agains Iraq and Afgan forces. Last tour of duty as Asst Weapons Officer at VX9 China Lake California assigned to FA18-E/F Super Hornet project.
David Gray
David Gray Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years
USMC '66-'70 RVN '66-'67 29 Palms '68-'69 Marine Barracks Kodiak, AK, best duty station ever. Spoiled rotten with the salmon and halibut fishing (175 pounder) and first assignment was an escort to an annual festival which sealed my love life for the balance of my tour. Oh, and her parents owned a bar with a restaurant upstairs.
David Palfy
David Palfy Class of 1994
Army, 6 Years
SSG 35T instructor in Arizona.
Dewell J. Cooper, Jr.
Dewell J. Cooper, Jr. Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Infantry, Airborne, Pathfinder, Ranger and Military Intelligence Career Fields as both Non-Commissioned and Commissioned Officer. Have served tours in Line, Staff and Special Staff assignments.
Doug Donaldson
Doug Donaldson Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years
Served aboard the USS Dixie AD14 Destroyer Tender as an Electronics Technician. Repaired and calibrated test equipment. Spent most of my time in the Phillipines and Taiwan.
Edgar Torrealba
Edgar Torrealba Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Infantry Squad Leader
Ernesto Edeza
Ernesto Edeza Class of 2000
Navy, 6 Years
Navy Medic
Evelyn Kirby
Evelyn Kirby Class of 1970
Air Force, 7 Years
After basic in 1972 I went to medic school at Sheppard Air Force Base in Texas. I was assigned to Travis Air Force Base as an air evac medic. I was there when the POW's came home from Viet Nam. My main assignment after that was in the OB-Gyn side of the hospital where I assisted in many newborn deliveries. After 2 and a half years I went to Keesler Air Force base in Biloxi, MS. I attended Air Traffic Control School there and returned to Travis. In 1978 I was assigned to Osan Air Base, Korea for one year. In 1979 I returned to Travis where I was discharged in Dec. 1979.
Gary Robles
Gary Robles Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years
NTC San Diego, CA Sub School - Groton, CT USS Halibut SSN 587 - Vallejo, CA
James Harrington
James Harrington Class of 1971
Army, 15 Years
Field Artillery Senior Sergeant
James Mallery
James Mallery Class of 1963
Navy, 6 Years
US Navy Submarine Service USS Sculpin and USS Cusk.
James Michael Ward
James Michael Ward Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years
Vietnam Nam era vet. Served as AFSC 43171e, jet over 2 crew chief working B-52 H model, C5A, C-141, & DC-10’s. Duty stations included Castle AFB, CA.; Elmendorf AFB, AK.; Travis AFB, CA.; Yakota AFB, Japan; Hickman AFB, HI. Very proud to have served and treasure the experiences I had with the many warriors I served with. We are a brotherhood.
jeffrey locke
jeffrey locke Class of 1978
Air Force, 17 Years
Retired under the drawdown, equivalent to 20.
Jim Flores
Jim Flores Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
Helicopter Mechanic, Landing Signalman. Sea Duty and Shore Duty. Photo - Middle Right, 2nd from left.
Jimmy L. Martinez
Jimmy L. Martinez Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
NCO in the Audio/Video Production careerfield (25). Instructor qualified. Combat Videographer. Spent 20 years. Video team leader for President Clinton's 2nd Inauguration in 1996. Reside in Virginia. Married/2 children both college students.

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Class of '73

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