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

Katherine Johnson
Katherine Johnson Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 7 Years
Served at MCAS Yuma, AZ and MCB Kaneohe Bay Hawaii
al reagan
al reagan Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Communications specialist, Combat communications, korea , japan, Communications installation for launch of space shuttle from vandenberg afb, support for rail garrison, mx missle test, Project manager vandenberg afb, communication installations, and equipment repair
Anthony Ray Sharrow
Anthony Ray Sharrow Class of 1975
Navy, 5 Years
RIP, 1957-1980
Arvin "Chip" Mayberry II
Arvin "Chip" Mayberry II Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Rank PFC to Lt Col; First five years were in the USMC Reserves as an Avionics Technician, 27 years in the California Air National Guard first in ground communications then as a C-130 Navigator, Final 5 years in the USAF Reserves working in current operation at Southern Command Miami, FL
Ben Kavanagh
Ben Kavanagh Class of 1993
Navy, 8 Years
Virtus in Vitam... Honus in Motem (USNA '98) My hat goes off to all the soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Brad  Lee Pringle
Brad Lee Pringle Class of 1984
Army, 3 Years
Served in th U.S Army from 1986 to 1988 as a member of the 4th battalion 502nd infantry Berlin Brigade
Brian Peters
Brian Peters Class of 1997
Army, 14 Years
Cavalry Scout Fort Stewart , GA HHC 3ID Fort Benning , GA ACO 3ID
Bruce C. Dobin
Bruce C. Dobin Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years
Served as a Fire Protection Specialist. Crew Chief of the Rescue Squad at March AFB from 1973-1977
Bruce Pivar
Bruce Pivar Class of 1972
Air Force, 6 Years
Microwave comm tech, including Airborne Command Post and certain special assignments (courier duty, security investigations); assigned to two different mobile comm groups (aka "Mobs") and Tokyo region fixed site. Enlisted for 4 years, stayed active duty for 5.5. As an engineer am now working with the USAF and wouldn't be in the service now on a bet!
cathy zimmerman
cathy zimmerman Class of 1991
Army, 15 Years
Joined the Army straight out of High School, Basic Training in Ft Jackson South Carolina. Currently work on teeth forthe Army. Graduated with BA from Wayland Baptist Univ. / Health Admin/ Bus. Graduating from OCS in April 08 as a LT.
Charles "Doug" Smith
Charles "Doug" Smith Class of 1969
Air Force, 7 Years
Joined the Air Force a year after graduating high school. Was about to be drafted. Ground radio repairman. After tech school in Biloxi MS, I Was stationed in Wichita, Osan Korea and San Angelo, TX.
Charles Fowler
Charles Fowler Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
Special Forces - Green Beret Retired after 27 years as an 06 (COL)
charlie brown
charlie brown Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Chris Dennison
Chris Dennison Class of 1989
Air Force, 12 Years
USAF 1992-2004 Hill AFB Offutt AFB Ramstein AB Khobar Towers Prince Sultan AB
Cynthia Nicholas Essex
Cynthia Nicholas Essex Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years
Patient Care Specialist-
Dan Lindquester
Dan Lindquester Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
Served in the Air Cavalry, 9th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, WA.
Dave Birmingham
Dave Birmingham Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
25 years of naval service
Dave Birmingham
Dave Birmingham Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted in the Navy in 1981. Was active duty for 25 years retiring in 2006. I advanced from E-1 - E-7, then got commissioned as a Naval Officer in 1997. I was assigned to 7 different ships in my 25 years from a Destroyer to an Aircraft Carrier. I participated in Beirut Operations 1983, Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm 1991, Operations Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. I am still working for the Department of Defense as a Government Contractor.
David L. Nelson
David L. Nelson Class of 2010
Navy, 1 Years
Sonar Tech
Dr. David Botonis
Dr. David Botonis Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Master Chief (SW) and Lt. (SWO) did all types of jobs, all over the world...

Classmates Spotlight

Simi Valley High School Classmates

Kathy Diefenderfer
Class of '70

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School News

Class of 71-72-73 Reunion (sponsored by the class of 1972 40th

July 28th, 2012 6pm to midnight.

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