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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your South Mountain High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Jaguars lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Andria D. Dailey
Andria D. Dailey
Class of 1998
Navy, 10 Years

Searved 10 and was honorable discharged in 2008. Lives at home with her husband who is still active duty and thier two children.
Bruce Black
Bruce Black
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

1968 - 2007
David Small (Mike)
David Small (Mike)
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF 1970-1990
David W Kayser
David W Kayser
Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 4 Years

USMC 1958-1962 Honorable Discharge
Dennis Reyanldo Martinez SR
Dennis Reyanldo Martinez SR
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

Senior Enlisted Advisor/Command Master Chief Petty Officer for U. S. Naval Moblie Construction Battalion FOUR
Huebert Gipson
Huebert Gipson
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

combat eng,construction and demolition small army specialist range masterran army tranning site, retired logistics
Jacob "jake" Flores
Jacob "jake" Flores
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Served from 1966-1969......with service in Viet Nam in 1967-68
Joe Alfred Posadas
Joe Alfred Posadas
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

101ST Airborne-Army-Bronze Star recipient, turned down purple heart submission.
Viet-Nam Nov.20-1969-Nov. 23 1970
john buchanan
john buchanan
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years

VEITNAM VET 69-70, PURPLE HEART
John Kendall
John Kendall
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Machine Gunner served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Station in Hawaii.
Joseph Daniel Johnson
Joseph Daniel Johnson
Class of 1982
Navy, 19 Years

Chaplain Corps, U.S. Navy; Deployed to Al Asad Iraq (2006) and Fallujah Iraq (2008)
Larry Shelton
Larry Shelton
Class of 1961
Navy, 9 Years

Served on Constellation CVA 64, Rowan DD 782,MacDonough DDG8,Leahy DLG 19, USNSMES Port Hueneme. Honorable Discharge FTM 1
Manuel Esquer
Manuel Esquer
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 2 Years

joined USMC 1970, didnt get to graduate from High School works @ phoenix Fire Dept. Served with the 31st Marine Amphibious Unit
michael rodriguez
michael rodriguez
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

jet engine mech. stationed in ramstein germany 1.5 years in mesa,az 2.5 yrs
Nathan T. Vaughn
Nathan T. Vaughn
Class of 1995
Navy, 14 Years

Early enlisted while still at SMHS, went into aviation, has been a Flight Engineer on P-3 Orion maritime patrol planes for 13 years. Stationed at Whidbey Island NAS, Oak Harbor, Washington. Promoted to Chief Petty Officer in Sept. 2009. Leaving for third deployment in Persian Gulf late November 2009.
Richard Leyvas
Richard Leyvas
Class of 1980
Air Force, 6 Years

I was a Combat Arms Instructor, I was stationed in Texas, Germany and Oklahoma.

Classmates Spotlight

South Mountain High School Classmates

Judy Lassen
Class of '60

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from South Mountain High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Jaguars.

School News

My Son graduated from ASU this year 2012

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