South Kitsap High School Alumni

Port Orchard, Washington (WA)

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

Anthony Ulrich
Anthony Ulrich
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Career Army Officer with 30+ years of service. Winding down my career and will retire in Aug 2019 with 40 years in uniform. Time sure fly's!
Benjamin Chester
Benjamin Chester
Class of 2000
Navy, 10 Years

3 years in Japan on the USS Kitty Hawk, 3 years in Australia, 3 more at Fort Meade, Maryland.
Bob Boscola
Bob Boscola
Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years

Served from 1975 -1978 as a Section Chief Sargent in the1st Armored Division B Battery 2nd Battilion 78th Field Artillery
charles w Starr
charles w Starr
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

radar repair of hawk missile system.1 year in Korea ,18 months in Flordia
Cindy Patnode
Cindy Patnode
Class of 1974
Army, 2 Years

I enjoyed my military time - I learned a lot: love of country, respect for others, and how to be a responsible person.

My stateside tour of duty included Ft Jackson, SC; Ft. Lewis, WA; and Ft Huachuca, AZ.

Kudos to all military members, and especially the veterans. Thank you all for your service!
claude burke
claude burke
Class of 1949
Air Force, 4 Years

Served mostly at Elmendorf AFB in Anchorage, Alaska, 6/'49-12/'52.
Dave Covey
Dave Covey
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

5 years Active Duty, 25 years in the Aior Force Reserves. Navigator flying C-47s, C-130s and C-141s. My toughest assignment..........playing Santa at a Vietnamese orphanage!
Deborah Jackson
Deborah Jackson
Class of 1992
Air Force, 3 Years

Special Purpose Vehicle Mechanic.
Previously stationed at Fairchild AFB, WA and Elmendorf AFB, AK.
Honorably Discharged.
Don Posey
Don Posey
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Sgt. 5th Marine Regiment/1st Marine Division 68-69
13mos. in Viet Nam as an 81mm Mortarman and Vietnamese Interpreter. Remainder stateside as a weapons instructor.
Gary R Jones
Gary R Jones
Class of 1968
Air Force, 5 Years

Air Force 1970 - 1975 Served in North Dakota, Nevada and Southeast Asia
Henry H Hall
Henry H Hall
Class of 1966
Army, 5 Years

Tank Crewman/Crew Chief.Two years Germany,One year Viet Nam 67/68.SFC E-7
Jadey Zaragoza
Jadey Zaragoza
Class of 1992
Navy, 8 Years

Navy active from Jan 93 to Oct 01, currently in navy reserves attached to the Navy Reserve Navy Security Force San Diego. Now a federal police officer in CA.
Jennifer Bean
Jennifer Bean
Class of 1994
Air Force, 12 Years

I served 12 wonderful years, I spent time in texas, ok, ga, ks,saudi,kuwauit England,Italy, and 5 wonderful years at the end of my carreer At Mcchord wa. I was medically retired in 07.. I now live in Ks with my husband and 2 daughters, I work at the Kansas Humane society... I would have retired happily as a military member but well my health is poor...I love my new job and am so thankful my service enriched my life.
Jennifer Osburn (Greenwell)
Jennifer Osburn (Greenwell)
Class of 1992
Coast Guard, 15 Years

Currently a Lieutenant serving in San Francisco, CA. Primary duties working with Industry partners to ensure safety and security of the Port, as well as supervising search and rescue and law, environmental, and law enforce cases.
Jim Farnsworth
Jim Farnsworth
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Sgt. Vietnam 173rd. ABN. BRD. (SEP) 68'-69' - 82nd. ABN. DIV. FT. BRAGG, NC.-69'-70'.
John Lebiecki
John Lebiecki
Class of 2002
Army, 10 Years

Served as a Telecommunications specialist for the United States Army less than a year after graduating High School. Assisted in standing up America's first Stryker Brigade Combat Team and deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in November 2003-October 2004. Deployed again as a Telecommunications supervisor from June 2006-September 2007. Was stationed at Fort Lewis WA, Fort Sill OK, and Camp Humphreys South Korea before departing the service in June of 2012.
Justin J Nicholson
Justin J Nicholson
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 8 Years

USMC Sgt Combat Engineer Nov 1996 - Mar 2005
Keith Fetters
Keith Fetters
Class of 1989
Army, 18 Years

Master Sergeant. Served two tours in Iraq. 03-04 and 06-07. Good times
Kenneth Smith
Kenneth Smith
Class of 1979
Air Force, 6 Years

I was an Avionics communications specialist. Spent time in San Antonio Texas, Biloxi Mississippi, Washington (McChord), North Pole, Alaska (Yes they have a Santa Claus house and the largest mail processing system), Honolulu Hawaii.
Kevin M. Kratsch
Kevin M. Kratsch
Class of 1991
Coast Guard, 4 Years

Engieering abroad a 270 foot patrol boat, (USCGC Harriet Lane WMEC-903) and Small boat engineer at Coast Guard Station Milwaukee. Hation AMIO ops-South Pacific, Virgin Islands, Bahams. Seach and Rescue, Maritime Law Enfocement, ASW.
Rachelle Hentschel Jones
Rachelle Hentschel Jones
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

Served all four years at Rhein-Main AB, Germany as a personnel specialist from 1988-1992. Met my husband(retired AF now), and married in 1989.
Ray Bell
Ray Bell
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

Seven years as an enlisted member. Over 13 years as a commissioned officer. Retired as a Major. Education complements of the AF at the University of Arizona (1971).
Rebecca Barnett
Rebecca Barnett
Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years

Served four years as an Electronic Warfare Intercept Aviation Systems Repairer (33R).
Richard Crumbliss
Richard Crumbliss
Class of 1988
Army, 12 Years

Served 12 years, saw action in Desert Storm and Kosovo, Medically Discharged due to injury received in the line of duty. Listed as a Disabled Veteran.
Robert S. McClellan
Robert S. McClellan
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Senior Master Sergeant - USAF

Senior Non Commissioned Officer (Retired)/Experienced Leader/Manager. Served on Strategic Air Command (SAC) Inspector General team/ SAC Major Command Headquarters Staff Planner/Analyst/United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)/Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) with assignments throughout Asia, Middle East, Europe and Americas. Compelted my military career as Director/Project Manager where I Directed the Analysis, Documentation and Training of a $50 Billion project that implemented the command, control and downlink of satellite communications of the Consolidated Space Operations Center, under the command of Air Force Space Command, in Colarado Springs, CO. Final results were complete turn over and acceptance by Space Command to fully operational.

Retired June 1994.
Scott West
Scott West
Class of 1972
Navy, 5 Years

Hospital Corpsman, Fleet Marine Force. Advanced Duty Corpsman (pre-PA).
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Scott West
Scott West
Class of 1972
National Guard, 2 Years

Medical Specialist, HHC, Oregon National Guard '78-80.
Governor's Commendation Medal
sheila m denniston
sheila m denniston
Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years

field medic stationed at fort bragg nc served in desert storm
Stanford Pauley
Stanford Pauley
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Drafted 6 months after I graduated in 1970. Basic in Ft. Lewis and 4 months of additional training in Maryland. Served 11.5 months in Viet Nam and continued with a career in the Army. Finished my 21 years of service in Desert Shield / Storm. I served in 11 duty stations throughout my career. I retired as a Chief Warrant Officer and I am extremely proud to have served our great country.
Steve Tank
Steve Tank
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Fun 25 years with the Air Force. Happy to be retired now!
Steven Hanenburg
Steven Hanenburg
Class of 1974
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired in 2003 after 24 years. Started out as a M60 series tank turret mechanic. Made SSG E-6 by becoming a tank commander. Became a Fire direction center chief of a mortar section then became the SFC E-7 Platoon sergeant. After that was promoted to the First Sergeant E-8 of a Headquarters company then transferred to the Armor company I started out at. Retired there as the 1st Sergeant in 2003. I was only activated to active duty twice during my career. I really loved the adventure and comradeship.
Susan Dones
Susan Dones
Class of 1975
Navy, 10 Years

I learned a lot about myself, my country and about the Navy.
tim maron
tim maron
Class of 1974
Air Force, 5 Years

Joined the USAFSS on June 6th 1974. AFter 5 five years I joined the USCG reserve for two years.
Vicki L. Erickson Bumbar
Vicki L. Erickson Bumbar
Class of 1973
Army, 10 Years

E-5 Promotable, but never got to get the E-6 because I was medically retired just as the promotion orders came through. Bummer. Was an Administrative Specialist that also served as a 2 star General's driver and secretary; and served as a Sergeant of the Guard for experimentation of new Abrams tank and fast attack vehicles, really cool. Also trained as a Food Service Specialist but never worked the job. Was a Battalion Commander's secretary while stationed in Germany.

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