South Tahoe High School Alumni

South Lake Tahoe, 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

Charlene Hastings
Charlene Hastings
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

(AMH2)Aircraft Hydraulic Mechanic- Petty Office Second Class. Stationed San Diego & England on Active Duty 1974-1979(5 1/2 years). Retired reserves 1999
Charles Riley
Charles Riley
Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years

24 years in Submarines and Submarine related billets.
David Guess
David Guess
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

Machinist Mate
David L. Watkins
David L. Watkins
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Amarillo AFB, TX, Chanute AFB, ILinois, Wheelus AFB, Tripoli, Libya, Edwards AIr Force Test Center, Ca
Emily J. Watkins
Emily J. Watkins
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Administrative field with tours in the US, Belgium, Korea and Puerto Rico.
Eric Jenkins
Eric Jenkins
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Colonel.USAFR, T-37 instructor, Reese AFB TX, C-5 Aircraft Commander/instructor , Travis AFB CA, KC-10 Instructor / evaluator and 79th Air Refueling Squadron Commander Travis AFB CA
Erin (Walters) Hamilton
Erin (Walters) Hamilton
Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years

Joined July 2000, left service Oct 2005.
Frank Jones
Frank Jones
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Armament Systems Tech.
Garry Matheny
Garry Matheny
Class of 1968
Navy, 6 Years

Navy Saturation diver on Nuclear Submarien USS Halibut. Wrote about it in Amazon.com: GOD & SPIES: RECENTLY DECLASSIFIED TOP SECRET OPERATION
Glenn Owings
Glenn Owings
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

NTC,San Diego Ca., Radioman "A" school,USS Ranger CVA-61.
James Taylor
James Taylor
Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the US Navy and became a Naval Aviator. Flew A3d Skywarriors and A4D Skyhawks. Flew combat Viet Nam and other active places Credited with 254 bombing missions . Retired with the rank of Commander
Kris Alexander Marie
Kris Alexander Marie
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy mustang. 12 years enlisted lab tech, 8+ years Medical Service Corps Information Systems Officer.
Lowell Phoenix
Lowell Phoenix
Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Vietnam
Matthew Pantel
Matthew Pantel
Class of 2004
Army, 17 Years

USMC - 2004 to 2008
US Army Active Duty - 2009 to 2016
US Army Reserves - 2016 to present
Michael Etcheverry
Michael Etcheverry
Class of 1983
Army, 6 Years

E-5
randolph simpson
randolph simpson
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

retired as MLCM (SW) E-9
Raymundo A. Zambrano-Leal
Raymundo A. Zambrano-Leal
Class of 1996
Army, 16 Years

Elite
Raymundo Zambrano-Leal
Raymundo Zambrano-Leal
Class of 1996
National Guard, 16 Years

best job i ever had
ron ingwersen
ron ingwersen
Class of 1962
Army, 4 Years

4th Armored Division tank commander - Germany. Army language school, special weapons and communication.
Ronald C. Felton
Ronald C. Felton
Class of 1961
Navy, 3 Years

Submarine service USS John Marshall ssbn 611 3 years
Russell Goldbeck
Russell Goldbeck
Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years

High Voltage Electrical Engineer. REDHORSE Vietnan, Korea, Germany and Spain. Texas, Miss, Mass and CA.
Timothy Kawaratani
Timothy Kawaratani
Class of 1998
Army, 12 Years

UH60 mechanic/ crew chief been to Iraq, packastain and still proud to serve my country
Todd Bowers
Todd Bowers
Class of 1986
Navy, 12 Years

Nuclear electronics technician and reactor operator aboard USS Truxtun (CGN-35) during Desert Storm. Instructor/operator at D1G nuclear propulsion prototype in upstate NY.
Tom Reynolds
Tom Reynolds
Class of 1969
Army, 22 Years

Engineering and Research Test pilot

Classmates Spotlight

South Tahoe High School Classmates

Jon Solaro
Class of '97

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