San Dieguito High School Alumni

Encinitas, 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

Alan Lauer
Alan Lauer
Class of 1957
National Guard, 8 Years

Staff Sergeant.
Tank Commander 40th Armored Division
Anthony Gumbrell
Anthony Gumbrell
Class of 1963
Army, 6 Years

Drafted in '67 Extended 6 months in '69 Re-enlisted for 4 years in '69. Honorably discharged rank of Staff Sergeant in '73
Brian barker
Brian barker
Class of 1995
Navy, 6 Years

Joined the navy and went to boot camp in Great Lakes, Ill in September 2000. Spent time in Puerto Rico working as a military policeman. Left the navy in 2004 but after getting a BA degree and a three year break in service he re-joined the navy and is now statioened in Yokosuka, Japan serving on the destroyer USS Lassen as a Damage Controlman.
Carroll Wayne Craigg McNab
Carroll Wayne Craigg McNab
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 17 Years

Enlisted in the Marines 1968 to avoid the draft!(My Dad was Master Sgt. in the Old Corps.) My MOS was 0844. Left active duty in 1970 and voluntarily transferred to USMCR while finishing BA at Cal. Western U. (USIU) Eventually became LDO (Major) and retired on a medical after 17 years 7 months and 1 day! Service: Vietnam, Spain, England, South America (western Amazon & French Guiana),
USSR. Belgium (NATO), and Ireland.
Dan Henry
Dan Henry
Class of 1971
Army, 2 Years

Drafted 27 June,1972. Served 13 months with the 2nd Division, Korea. I am proud to have served.
Doug Elmore
Doug Elmore
Class of 1978
Army Reserves, 14 Years

Army Nurse currently serving in Afghanistan for his second tour.
Fellow classmate Mike Williams a USMC Veteran and current Army Reservist will be located in the same area.
James L. Velky
James L. Velky
Class of 1963
Army, 38 Years

Entered service as a Private, retired as a Colonel in US Army Special Forces. Served 3 combat tours in Vietnam and 1st Gulf War.
John Bain
John Bain
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in submarines as a sonar technician from 1975 to 1995 then retired.
Katy Sidrow
Katy Sidrow
Class of 2004
Air Force, 1 Years

Research Psychologist
Laurence R. Nicholson
Laurence R. Nicholson
Class of 1979
Army, 10 Years

1/94 Field Artillery
Michael S. Williams
Michael S. Williams
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

I served 4 years as a CH53 crewchief in HMH 363 in the Marine Corps from 1979 to 1983. I then received a commission as an Infantry Officer after graduating from SDSU in 1986 and served on active duty army in Korea, Germany, Texas & Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia & Iraq. I served on active duty until 1992 and then moved to the Army Reserves from 1992 and served in Bosnia in 2002 & 2003. I retired in 2003, then came back in at the request of a friend to take his place in Afghanistan in 2010 through 2012. It was great to link up with my classmate and friend, fellow Go-nad, Doug Elmore.
Rafael Martinez
Rafael Martinez
Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years

Graduated from the USAF School of Health Care Sciences, Stationed in Eilson AFB Alaska, Osan AB Korea, and Andrews AFB Washington DC.
Rebecca Minshew
Rebecca Minshew
Class of 1997
Air Force, 5 Years

13th Intelligence Squadron
Robert Harris
Robert Harris
Class of 1986
Air Force, 10 Years

(96th) changed to 7th Services squadron Dyess AFB. Spent some time on Guam in '91, then 90 days in Panama '94-'95, 90 days GTMO Cuba '95-'96. Wouldn't trade my time in service for anything. I'm proud to have served!
Stephen D Hartsell
Stephen D Hartsell
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

California Air National Guard. C130J Loadmaster,Currently at Bagram AB,Afganistan
Steven Ciminelli
Steven Ciminelli
Class of 1977
Air Force, 7 Years

Military Police
Teri Brown
Teri Brown
Class of 1979
Army, 10 Years

Served 10 years as a Military Police stateside 8 years (Schofield Barracks, HI, Ft Eustis, VA, Ft Dix, NJ and Presidio SF) and overseas in South Korea (85-86) Medically retired after 10 years after too many knee injuries.

Classmates Spotlight

San Dieguito High School Classmates

Michelle Adams
Class of '84

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Cathy Pasko

I'm looking for U! I had a chance in High School & blew it. Lets try it again.
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Our San Dieguito 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 San Dieguito High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Encinitas are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!