Santana High School Alumni

Santee, 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

SGT JENNIFER RAMOS
SGT JENNIFER RAMOS
Class of 2001
Army, 9 Years

5 YRS ACTIVE DUTY NAVY, 4 YEARS ACTIVE ARMY. MY DEPLOYMENTS (2)RIMPAC, (1) WESPAC, (12 mo) Kirkuk, Iraq *1st CAV*
ARNOLD SANTOYO
ARNOLD SANTOYO
Class of 1993
Army, 6 Years

FIELD ARTILLARY SPECIALIST/ COMBAT HUMMVEE TACTICAL COMMANDER
Billy Quinn
Billy Quinn
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Sgt, USMC

OIF twice
Bobbie Maxwell Larsen
Bobbie Maxwell Larsen
Class of 1972
Air Force, 5 Years

Served at Lowry AFB from 1977 - 1982 as an instructor of the weapon control system (radar) for the F-4E Phantom. Spent one year in Korea with my AF husband after I got out, at Osan AB south of Seoul in 1988. My picture attached is of me teaching my first class. Fun times.
Brandon Toy
Brandon Toy
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 9 Years

4th Light Armored Recon, Camp Pendleton, CA
Brian Mullins
Brian Mullins
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

USMC retired
Carl Allen Boeck
Carl Allen Boeck
Class of 1971
Air Force, 11 Years

Joined the Air Force Reserves following 9/11 and is currently stationed at March ARB CA as the Chief of Optometry Services for the 452d Aerospace Medicine Squadron. Deployed as as a International Health Specialist with Special Experience to Afica, Southeast Asia, Central and South America on Humanitarian Missions. Serves as the Optometry Subject Matter Expert for Air Force Reserve Command and is additionally trained as a Security Cooperation Officer for Embassy staff. Current rank Lieutenant Colonel.
Christopher Schaub
Christopher Schaub
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 3 Years

I enlisted my senior year in high school and went off to boot camp that July. Next Summer ('09) I will be graduating from Officer Candidate School. I am recieving my degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle University next Spring ('09). I plan to be a pilot for the Marine Corps and my wife and I will move to Florida for flight school in the next few years. I will be in for about 20 years or so.
Corey A Hague
Corey A Hague
Class of 1993
Navy, 15 Years

Informations System Technician Second Class
David A Mason
David A Mason
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

Worked as a Jet Engine Mechanic (ADJ2) attached to VA 195 Dambusters (A7E Corsairs) onboard the USS Kitty Hawk CVA 63. Enlisted August 1971-1975, I am a Vietnam veteran.
Don Allard
Don Allard
Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years

Corpsman
Donald G Horneff
Donald G Horneff
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

E-5 (Staff Sargent) Munitions Maintainance Specialist (Bomb Dump)
George AFB, Victorville, Ca. Kadena AFB Okinawa, returned to George AFB.
Donald Wilson
Donald Wilson
Class of 1989
Army, 15 Years

15.5 years active reserve and national guard three war vet.
Donald Wilson
Donald Wilson
Class of 1989
Army, 16 Years

Served in the US Army Reserves while attending Santana, later went active duty until I was medically retired in 2004
Dorothy Tuggle
Dorothy Tuggle
Class of 1973
Air Force, 24 Years

Turkey 1974-1975
Berlin 1975-1977
Maryland 1977-1980
Augsburg Ge 1980-1984
Maryland 1984-1988
Osan Korea 1888-1989
San Antonio Tx 1989-1997
Eric Brame
Eric Brame
Class of 2003
Army, 6 Years

Eric Brame served honorable through the US Army for six years. He also served one year in Afghanistan during OEF VI. At this time, he resides in Orlando, FL where he earned his BA in Literature, MA in English Language Arts Education, along with his current goal: graduate certificate in Urban Education & Leadership. He plans to go to NYU or Seattle University for Law School.
gabriel gomez
gabriel gomez
Class of 1972
Navy, 3 Years

served in the naval airforce embarked aboard the
U.S.S.KITTY HAWK recently decommissed jan. 09
enlisted july 1972-1975, i am a vietnam veteran.
jerry smith
jerry smith
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served on Embassy duty
Jim coker
Jim coker
Class of 1975
Army, 3 Years

Kyle Lajoie
Kyle Lajoie
Class of 2003
Air Force, 6 Years

Security Forces Member
NCOIC of Corrections
Lawrence M Brombach
Lawrence M Brombach
Class of 1968
Army, 15 Years

15.25 yrs. active Regular Army Special Ops as Terrain Analyst and Counterintelligence Special Agent. 3 yrs. at Fort Belvoir, VA as Senior Instructor Terrain Analysis. Stationed: Fort Hood attached with Div. HQ, 1st Cav., G2; terrain detachment for III Corps, Stuttgart, FRG, from 1986 to 1989; Schofield Barracks attached to Div. HQ, G2, 25th ID Tropic Lightning, Oahu; Seoul, S. Korea three times (once as Terrain Analyst team member, once on high profile DOD. assignment to teach the multi-disciplines of Terrain Analysis with a fellow instructor to South Korean military enlisted members and officers, once a one-yr. assignment as a Counterintelligence Special Agent; Fort Huachuca, Fort Lewis, Fort Polk, and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Took voluntary retirement as a result of unit deactivation and Army drawdown. Chose to utilize voc. rehab. through which I earned BA degrees at Washington State University in Accounting, Business Science (Statistics), and Management Information Systems. I then used student loans to earn an MBA in International Business accentuating Finance and Business Operations (Lean Business). Have worked as Business Analyst at Microsoft, Quality Certification Coordinator at Panasonic Avionics (designer and manufacturer of in-flight entertainment and communication systems for commercial aircraft, to include all major commercial aircraft manufacturers), Business Analyst at Chevron Texaco Information Technology Company supporting Chevron Shipping Company and Quality Data Analyst and Service Bulletin Specialist at Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (designer and manufacturer of components to provide safe, efficient, reliable electric power energy for electric power utilities, industrial sites and private enterprise, a pioneer in smart power grid technology. Before enlisting in the Army, worked 4+ yrs. on the assembly line and 5 yrs. as a draftsperson in the Manufacturing Engineering/Product Design Department for Buck Knives, Inc. El Cajon.
Matt Cregar
Matt Cregar
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Crew Chief; F-4's, 111's, and F-15's (and I got the scars to prove it).
Michael DiJoseph
Michael DiJoseph
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Crew Chief A7s, A-10s, KC-135s, C-141s, and Photo Interpreter with RF-4s.
Michael L. Pirolo
Michael L. Pirolo
Class of 1975
Air Force, 30 Years

Spent 30+ years in the Air Force starting out working Avionics on B-52D & G model bombers at March and Fairchild Air Force Bases. In 1985 I was selected as a member of the B-1B Test Team (Dyess AFB) activating the then newest bomber into the Air Force inventory. In 1990 I left the aircraft maintenance field and was selected to become a First Sergeant which I did for the remaining 16 + years (Homestead, RAF Alconbury UK, Cannon, RAF Lakenheath, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Hurlburt Field and multiple foreign deployments). After retirement I entered government service as a member of US Special Operations Command with multiple deployments to include both Iraq and Afghanistan. I retired from government service in 2022.
Michael Totoris
Michael Totoris
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Went into the U.S. Army in 1983 as a Graphic Illustrator. Was stationed in Berlin, FRG from 1988 to 1991, during the removal of the Berlin Wall. Speak German and Vietnamese. Last 3 1/2 years was stationed at Ft. Huachuca as an instructor.
Pamela (Gray) Matiz
Pamela (Gray) Matiz
Class of 1983
Army, 12 Years

Combat medic, than an LPN, left as a SGt
Pamela Matiz(GRAY)
Pamela Matiz(GRAY)
Class of 1983
Army, 12 Years

started as a combat medic then went on to become a licensed practical nurse. went to Ft Dix, NJ--basic; AIT at Ft Sam Houston, Texas, stationed at Ft. Carson Colorado during my active years(also went to Germany and Hooland)
During my reserve time I was stationed at Hanscom Airforce Base and Ft Devens in MA.
Went to West Point and to Panama City, Panama
pat brown
pat brown
Class of 1978
Army, 13 Years

military police
Patrick J Blake II
Patrick J Blake II
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Graduated boot camp MCRD San Diego, on to Engineers school in NC, then Camp Pendelton.

Shipped overseas to MCAS Iwakuni, Japan, then back to MCAS El Toro.

Many travels in between, but the Marine Corps was the best decision I ever made. It still has an effect on my life to this day.
RICHARD CARPENTER
RICHARD CARPENTER
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted after graduating and served 30 years. Now a Federal Police Officer for the last 13 years. Still living in Santee
Richard Watson
Richard Watson
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

CH-47D Flight Engineer

101st Airborne Division (Air Assault!)
Robert Lynn
Robert Lynn
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

22 years doing just about all jobs in the satellite communications field; from taking care of small tactical terminals to actually commanding the satellite.
86-88 Training
88-91Augsburg Germany
91-96 Colorado Springs, Co
96-99 Landstuhl, Germany
99-00 Colorado Springs, Co
00-02 Fort Lewis, Wa
02-05 Fort Buckner, Japan
05-08 Stuttgart, Germany
Visited 48 States and 38 countries on 5 continents. Being in the Army allowed me to experience the world in a way I would never have been able to experience otherwise.
Robert Lynn
Robert Lynn
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

SFC Lynn was born and raised in San Diego, California. He entered the Army following his families’ tradition of service to country. His
Grandfather (KIA Battle of the Bulge Army), Step Grandfather (Navy), Father (Army), Mother (Army), Uncle (Army) and Sister (Navy) all served with pride. After enlisting in the delayed entry program on 14 Jun 1986, he went
active duty in Nov 1986 as a Satellite Communications equipment repairer, maintainer, and operator. He has had a wide variety
of jobs within the SATCOM field ranging from Satellite control taking care of the satellite health and welfare (flying satellites), to tactical SATCOM systems making sure communications were flowing to the commanders in the field.

Status: Currently retired from the Army and living in Germany monitoring the status of military communication networks supporting the African continent.
Rodolfo Ramirez
Rodolfo Ramirez
Class of 2005
Navy, 4 Years

Military Police
Ryan Hayes
Ryan Hayes
Class of 2002
Army, 5 Years

huh.
SFC RICHARD M. LEPAGE
SFC RICHARD M. LEPAGE
Class of 1994
Army, 12 Years

Currently deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division "All America's" as the Platoon Sergeant of a communications platoon.
Sharon D Lytell
Sharon D Lytell
Class of 1979
Navy, 20 Years

Cryptologic Technician (collections)
Stephen Trick
Stephen Trick
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Continuing multiple tours to the middle east and south east Asia.
steven kastner
steven kastner
Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years

Served in Bamber Germany then Viet Nam. I lost contact with Steven in 1972
Thomas Kiesel
Thomas Kiesel
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 16 Years

16 years of faithfull service to the USMC. 3 tours in Iraq.

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