Santa Cruz High School Alumni

Santa Cruz, 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

Andy Enrico
Andy Enrico
Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years

Strategic Air Command, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Mtn Home Idaho - 1962-1965
Ashley Slack
Ashley Slack
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 5 Years

aviation electrician
Brandon Hughes
Brandon Hughes
Class of 1984
Air Force, 3 Years

Strategic Air Command, Castle AFB, Merced, CA. Military Transport of military personnel, Expert Marksmanship Award.
Brandon k. Slack
Brandon k. Slack
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Communications wireman. Served 2 tours in Iraq
Charles E Moore
Charles E Moore
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 13 Years

Programmer MCRD San Diego, HQMC Arlington, 3rd Mar Div Okinawa
Chris Torres
Chris Torres
Class of 1991
Air Force, 18 Years

USAF Fighter Pilot. Stationed at Laughlin AFB (TX) for pilot training, Columbus AFB (MS) as a T-38 Instructor Pilot, Seymour Johnson AFB (NC) for F-15E Training, RAF Lakenheath (UK) for F-15E operations, SJAFB as F-15E Instructor Pilot, Saudi Arabia as F-15S Instructor Pilot, Ramstein Air Base (Germany) for staff tour. Currently (2013) in Wichita Falls (TX) as a T-38 Instructor Pilot.
Christopher & Nicolas Gemme
Christopher & Nicolas Gemme
Class of 2008
Army, 1 Years

United Stats Army Infantry.
Christopher is in Korea.
Nickolas Is in Alaska
David Bruce
David Bruce
Class of 1973
Army, 4 Years

Active duty as US Army Lawyer, JAGC, Ft. Leonard Wood, MO, followed by 4 years US Army active reserves at Presidio, San Francisco
David F Burkett
David F Burkett
Class of 1966
Army, 15 Years

Ist Cav.Co D 15th transportation battalion Viet Nam
Airforce: C-141 loadmaster-710th MAS
David M York
David M York
Class of 1955
Army, 3 Years

49th Tank Battalion, Santa Cruz National Guard. 4 yrs: 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg , 3 yrs.
Debbie A Gaub
Debbie A Gaub
Class of 1971
Army, 4 Years

1976-1980 active duty Supply Sargent 76Y20
1980-1982 inactive reserves
Dennis Hanson
Dennis Hanson
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Served in Viet Nam with a great Crew!
Devon Modrak
Devon Modrak
Class of 2005
Army, 9 Years

Animal Care Specialist, still currently serving.
Donald J Sutherland
Donald J Sutherland
Class of 1955
Navy, 6 Years

Stationed at Barber's Point, Hawaii & Monterey Naval Air Station.
Ed Sims
Ed Sims
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 8 Years

From boot camp at MCRD San Diego, I served with Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron - 1 MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, Headquarters & Service Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, CA; Marine Aviation Training Support Group - 90, NATTC, NAS Memphis, TN; Marine Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron - 3 MCAS El Toro with two deployments aboard the USS Midway (The Midway's homeport was Yokosuka, Japan). Altogether a total of 28 months service overseas. Honorably discharged a Staff Sergeant (E-6) with 8 years 3 1/2 months service. Occupation at time of discharge Radar Reconnaissance Systems Technician.
Frank David Bowen
Frank David Bowen
Class of 1981
Army, 6 Years

U.s. Army Tanker 5+years Erlangen West Germany 1982-1988 in 1992 assumed a career as a commercial driver
Gary Bowen
Gary Bowen
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Inventory management specialist
George Pool
George Pool
Class of 1961
Navy, 2 Years

Served on Rear Admiral Evan P Aurand's staff - Anti Submarine Warfare Group ONE - Cruising around Yankee Station (Gulf of Tonkin) on his flagship the USS Bennington (CVS-20) - 1966 and 1967.
greg blackwell
greg blackwell
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Texas, Chicago, California, Hawaii, Philippines, Korea
aerospace ground equipment repair
Harold B. Russell "Pete"
Harold B. Russell "Pete"
Class of 1953
Navy, 20+ Years

US Naval Academy Class of 1958. 30 years U.S. Navy (Unrestricted Line-now called Surface Warfare) - served on Pacific Fleet destroyers and cruisers - commanded Pearl Harbor-based frigate USS Rathburne (FF-1057). Retired 1988,Captain, USN.

Classmates Spotlight

Santa Cruz High School Classmates

Scott Foster
Class of '78

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Our Santa Cruz 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 Santa Cruz High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Santa Cruz are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!