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

Aurelia Bargar-Blish
Aurelia Bargar-Blish
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

I currently have 34 plus years in the military, was a Drill Sergeant for (10yrs) and currently hold the rank of Master Sergeant (E-8). I served in the active Army from (1979 - 1992) and have been stationed at (Fort Gordon, Ga., Kaiserslautern, Germany, Camp Humpherys, Korea, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md., Fort Huachuca, Az (Twice) and San Antonio, Tx. I then transferred to the Army Reserves from (1992 to current) I was stationed at San Antonio, Tx , deployed for (4yrs) and is now currently stationed in Milwaukee, WI. Hopefully this will be my last (Hoorah) before I retire.
CARLOS     ZAMORA    SGT
CARLOS ZAMORA SGT
Class of 1984
Army, 12 Years

SERVED IN THE PERSIAN GULF WAR..... PANAMA .MEDERIAN SEA,
Colleen Ashley Cleary
Colleen Ashley Cleary
Class of 1989
Navy, 12 Years

I was active duty in the US Navy from 1990 until 1993 stationed in California and then in the US Navy reserves from 1993 until 2002.
Colleen Ashley Cleary
Colleen Ashley Cleary
Class of 1989
Navy, 12 Years

I was active duty in the US Navy from 1990 until 1993 stationed in California and then in the US Navy reserves from 1993 until 2002.
Colleen G. Campbell (Stiles)
Colleen G. Campbell (Stiles)
Class of 1985
Navy, 3 Years

Radioman Third Class, San Diego, CA
Disabled Veteran
David Cook
David Cook
Class of 1983
Navy, 9 Years

Served from 1984 until 1993 as a Hospital Corpsman. Stationed at Naval Hospital San Diego from 1984-1988, MCAS Kaneohe Bay, HI from 1988-1990, MCAS Yuma,AZ from 1990-1993. Medically discharged as an HM2 (E-5), Petty Officer Second Class January 1993
Don Berndt
Don Berndt
Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years

Medical Specialist medical retirement as a Sgt.
Don Berndt
Don Berndt
Class of 1978
Army, 7 Years

Medic 91B30
donald coleman
donald coleman
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

I am Operation Iraqi freedom veteran and I work to be come a U. S. Army Cavalry solder, SFC.
Jacklyn Savinda
Jacklyn Savinda
Class of 1988
Air Force, 18 Years

Security Forces 5 years (Davis Monthan AFB), Military Trng Ldr 9 years (Lackland AFB), Personnelist, current (Kirtland AFB).
James Harms
James Harms
Class of 1982
Army, 10 Years

Was in the Infantry, Retention, Legal, Administration, Equal Opportunity, Life Guard and Construction Engineer. Served in the Desert Shield/Desert Storm Campagne. Spent time in Costa Rica doing Humanitarian Work as well.
John Stotz
John Stotz
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval aviator
Jon Hix
Jon Hix
Class of 1989
Air Force, 17 Years

Fuels Specialist
Jon States
Jon States
Class of 1990
Air Force, 8 Years

Was a member of the 319th Missle Squadron F.E. Warren AFB, the 8th Security Forces Squadron Kunsan AB, ROK. and 90 Security Forces Squdron F.E. Warren AFB.
Jon States
Jon States
Class of 1990
Air Force, 8 Years

Served as Security Police at F.E. Warren AFB and Kunsan AB ROK.
Julian Farmer
Julian Farmer
Class of 2005
Army, 5 Years

Communications Expert with 2 Deployments
Marcie Hubbard
Marcie Hubbard
Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years

Military Police
Marynel Bargar-Shea
Marynel Bargar-Shea
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. Army
Marynel Bargar-Shea
Marynel Bargar-Shea
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Logistics, served majority of time in Europe, Deployed in support of OEF and OIF.
Michael Hoger
Michael Hoger
Class of 1989
Navy, 8 Years

Desert Storm Seabee
Paul Oestreich
Paul Oestreich
Class of 1974
Army, 6 Years

Served in Germany, Ft. Sheridan, IL, Ft. Sill, OK.
Russell Cork
Russell Cork
Class of 1989
Navy, 6 Years

Submarine Officer on the USS Michigan SSBN 727
Ryan Sutton
Ryan Sutton
Class of 1999
Navy, 5 Years

USS Constellation
Scott Robinson
Scott Robinson
Class of 1998
Army, 10 Years

Served honorably for 10 years as a Tanker and Army Recruiter.
Sean Smith
Sean Smith
Class of 1989
Air Force, 20+ Years

Sean graduated in 1989, but joined the Air Force in the summer of 1988 after completing summer school. In his 23 years he has traveled the world, being assigned in places such as, Enland, Wyoming, Guam, New Mexico, Korea, Germany and Delaware. Additionally, Sean deployed to the Middle East five times during his service and the first year following his service he worked as a defense contractor in the Middle East. He served all 23 years as a Security Forces member, providing law enforcement and security to the population of the bases to which he was assigned and rose to the Rank of Master Sergeant. Throughout his career Sean was supported by a former Eagle turned West Albany Bull Dog Dawn Smyser who ironically enough is pictured adjacent to Sean in the 1987 yearbook. They have recently returned to Tucson and Purchased a home on the east side.
Tammy (Johnson) Kass
Tammy (Johnson) Kass
Class of 1983
Navy, 7 Years

Navy Corpsman and proud of it!
Tammy (Johnson) Kass
Tammy (Johnson) Kass
Class of 1983
Navy, 7 Years

Hospital Corpsman from 1987-1994
Tammy Johnson-Kass
Tammy Johnson-Kass
Class of 1983
Navy, 7 Years

Hospital Corpsman
Tristan Ward
Tristan Ward
Class of 1989
Air Force, 18 Years

Knowledge Oparations Management,
William J. Bargar
William J. Bargar
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

US Marine Corps (1978-1982)
US Navy (1982-1998)
Retired as Aviation Machinist Mate First Class

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Amanda Rickel
Class of '02

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