Sparks High School Alumni

Sparks, Nevada (NV)

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

Albert Mawby Forget
Albert Mawby Forget
Class of 1952
Navy, 20+ Years

Twelve days after graduating I enlisted in the Navy with the intent of fulfilling my obligation to serve and to then use the GI Bill to attend college. I had no idea that I would serve continuously for over 30 years before retiring as a master chief petty officer having twice served in command master chief petty officer positions.
Dave Hargrave
Dave Hargrave
Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in CA, TN. AZ, Japan, Okinawa, Phillipines as well as on USS Coral Sea and USS Midway in the South China Sea. Member of Marine Attack Squadron: VMA-311 for 3 of my 4 years of service.
Edward (Ted) Dawson
Edward (Ted) Dawson
Class of 1948
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served in Korea and Vietnam. Held all enlisted ranks from Pvt to MSgt, then as officer, retired as Captain in 1968. Died 8/23/01.
George Floyd
George Floyd
Class of 1969
Army, 6 Years

6 Years, 9 Months, 12 Days. Viet Nam, 5 years in Ft Bragg, NC
George Floyd
George Floyd
Class of 1969
Army, 7 Years

Served 6 Yrs 9Mon 12 Days but who counts, Viet Nam and Ft Bragg.
gerald a. lent
gerald a. lent
Class of 1957
Air Force, 6 Years

1st lieutenant , chief of security police, Korea, s.e. asia , during Vietnam era , 1963-1969.
Glenn MacDowell
Glenn MacDowell
Class of 1995
Air Force, 16 Years

Security Forces (Military Police)
Gordon Frank Burrill
Gordon Frank Burrill
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted as a Communication Maintenance Technician serving for 14 years attaining the rank of E-6. Selected for Officers Training and became Base Chief of Communications Electronics in Arizona and Wieisbaden, Germany. Moved to HQ Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, CO in 1986 and retired as a Major in 1993.
Jason Stewart
Jason Stewart
Class of 1991
Army, 20+ Years

Nevada Air National Guard - 6 years
Army - 14 years +
Jerome Washignton
Jerome Washignton
Class of 2001
Army, 5 Years

3 Overseas tours. US ARmy Pathfinder. 160TH SOAR Fort Cambell, KY. Diabled Combat Veteran
John Aswegan PO1, USN, RET
John Aswegan PO1, USN, RET
Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years

I was a Radioman for 5 years and changed my rate to Avation Ordnancemen. I have been to many countries in the far east and parts of Europe, Austrailia and the Caribbean Sea.
John Earle Dyer
John Earle Dyer
Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years

Served 1968-1972 in Army Security Agency, Massachusetts, Maryland, Turkey and Ethiopia
John King
John King
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

30 years in uniform. Viet Nam, Grenada/Barbados and Desert Shield/Storm veteran.
Michael Jakway
Michael Jakway
Class of 1975
Coast Guard, 30 Years

I was stationed in Alameda, CA, Loran Station Port Clarence, AK, Training Center Petaluma, CA, USCGC Glacier, Long Beach, CA. LORAN Station Searchlight, NV, 14th District Office Honolulu, HI, Aircraft and Repair Center Elizabeth City, NC, USCG Chase San Pedro, CA, Coast Guard Strike Force Coordination Center, Elizabeth City, NC Maintenance and Logistics Command Atlantic, Norfolk, VA, Coast Guard Deep Water Operation Test Command, Norfolk, VA.
Michael Kinnison
Michael Kinnison
Class of 1961
Air Force, 12 Years

5 years Intellegence Officer including tour in Viet Nam July 69 to July 70. Medical School and Residency USAF and 7 years in Medical Corp, all stateside.
Mona Lisa Brown Schmidt
Mona Lisa Brown Schmidt
Class of 1983
Navy, 5 Years

I served from 1984 - 1989.
Mona Lisa Schmidt
Mona Lisa Schmidt
Class of 1983
Navy, 5 Years

Lisa Brown - I served in the Navy for 5 years. I went to boot camp in Florida and went to A school in San Diego. I was then stationed at the Alameda Naval Air Station for the rest of my 5 year enlistment. It was a good experience.
Phillip Beebe
Phillip Beebe
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 11 Years

Machine Gunner (3 years)

Staff Sergent -- Motor Transport Maintenance Chief
Graduate, Staff Non Commissioned Officers Academy, Marine Air Base, El Toro, CA

Associate of Science degree -- Design Drafting, Cosunes River College, Sacramento, CA.

Level III Geotechnical Engineering Construction Technician, National Insitiute for Certification in Engineering Technologies.
Randal T. Hull
Randal T. Hull
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

After serving over 20 years on active duty, I am continuing my service as a active duty Reservist. Well I have to admit that I recall back to active duty several times after retiring so I decided "what the hell" I might as well stay on the roles and build up my points and retire when the Army decides they don't need an Operator like myself.
Randy A Hatzenbiler
Randy A Hatzenbiler
Class of 1967
Navy, 6 Years

Served on U.S.S Kearsarge C.VS 33 from 1967 to 1969 4 tours to Viet Nam . I was a Boiler Tech E4

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Class of '72

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