Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Allyson Vaughan
Allyson Vaughan Class of 1996
Army, 14 Years
Military Police Investigations
Bill Buckalew
Bill Buckalew Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
US Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District, 1972 - 1974. Discharged as Sp4 Aug, 1974
Bradford Shanahan
Bradford Shanahan Class of 1999
Air Force, 7 Years
SSgt in USAF Stationed at RAF Lakenheath, England
Cameron Martinez
Cameron Martinez Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years
Joined up right after graduating, had a good time, then got out
Carla Hoffman
Carla Hoffman Class of 1999
Air Force, 9 Years
Air Traffic Control
Celida (Smith) Bruss
Celida (Smith) Bruss Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years
Serving as a a CTN at NIOC Suitland MD
celida bruss
celida bruss Class of 2001
Navy, 8 Years
Served 8 years as a computer network operations specialist. deployed USS Tarawa, USS Kitty Hawk.
Charles (Chuck) Hollingsworth
Charles (Chuck) Hollingsworth Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
Aviation Maintenance Control/Logs and Records/Aircraft Wts. and Balance.
Corey J Hotchkiss
Corey J Hotchkiss Class of 1987
Army, 7 Years
Served 4 years of active duty Army from 2001 to 2004 with the 3rd Infantry Division. Completed tours in Kosovo, Macedonia and Iraq (OIF). Currently serving in the Army National Guard for the State of California.
Curtis Smith
Curtis Smith Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years
Flew back and right seat of several Navy aircraft.
Curtis Smith
Curtis Smith Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years
I was trained as an avionics technician but after reaching my duty station, I was trained to fly in several different Navy aircraft including twin props and jets. I received my mach two pin in an F4 Phantom.
David Epstein
David Epstein Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Supply Officer on nuclear sub and on repair tender, comptroller RDT&E facility; 16 years in Naval Reserve
David Gonzales
David Gonzales Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years
PBRs,(Gun Boats) on the Mekong Delta
David Louis Gonzales
David Louis Gonzales Class of 1995
Navy, 4 Years
Gun Boats mikong Delta
David Louis Gonzales
David Louis Gonzales Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years
Dennis Roberts
Dennis Roberts Class of 1960
Navy, 6 Years
Served in Vietnam aboard ship in weather department now a retired banker.
Don Harmon
Don Harmon Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
A Marine reservist "weekend warrior" while at Sandia, then 6 years of active enlisted service in the Marines. Back to the USMCR while in college at USC, getting BA and MA. Then commissioned in the Air Force via AFROTC. 15 more years as an Air Force officer. Served 13 mo. in Vietnam. Taught 4 years at the Air Force Academy. Served 4 years in NATO. Assigned to the DOD space program. Retired while assigned to the Space Shuttle Program at NASA Kennedy Space Center, FL.
Dustyn Carroll
Dustyn Carroll Class of 1999
Air Force, 8 Years
Dustyn Carroll
Dustyn Carroll Class of 1999
Air Force, 9 Years
Air force active duty, South Dakota, England, Middle east. Now currently at CCAFS Florida, in range safety on launching the rockets and shuttle.
Eileen Martinez
Eileen Martinez Class of 1977
Air Force, 8 Years
Air craft emerency responce/flight data last duty assignment in suport of Desert Sheld/Desert storm

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Sandia High School Classmates

Patricia Edwards
Class of '68

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