Thornton High School Alumni

Thornton, Colorado (CO)

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

Abel Glardon
Abel Glardon
Class of 2003
National Guard, 5 Years

been to Iraq for a year
Brad Rice
Brad Rice
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Brad just retired from the Marine Corps. Good job Brad!
Bradly Smith
Bradly Smith
Class of 2003
National Guard, 5 Years

Returned from Iraq in August 2007 after being stationed there for 1 year.
Bryan Kirby
Bryan Kirby
Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years

Served in the 82nd Airborne Division as a Paratrooper, 3 tours in Iraq, Promoted to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3.
Bryan kirby
Bryan kirby
Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years

4 Years Army national Guard
15 Years active duty "AIRBORNE!!"
Chris William
Chris William
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 6 Years

I spent six wonderful years in the Corps. while I was in i did 1 deplyment on ship for 6 months then did 2 tours in Iraq in 2003 and 2004. in november of 2006 i was medically seperated and moved back to CO with my wife and kids
Claudia (Messer) Wheeler
Claudia (Messer) Wheeler
Class of 1973
Air Force, 10 Years

Served In the US Air Force in Turkey, California, Louisana.
David Farnsworth
David Farnsworth
Class of 1989
Navy, 17 Years

Military Police Investigator
david raygor
david raygor
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

served 2 years in vietnam
Debbie Wenzel
Debbie Wenzel
Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years

Served proudly in health care and professional military education.
Elias Martinez
Elias Martinez
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Aiming for 20 years.
Jennifer L. Spicer
Jennifer L. Spicer
Class of 2007
Army, 4 Years

88M. Delivered supplies to other posts while over seas & in conus.
Joe Lavery
Joe Lavery
Class of 1992
Army, 4 Years

Combat Engineer.
Joel "Joe" Medina
Joel "Joe" Medina
Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years

Spent 6 years in the Submarine Service.
Retired as a Disabled Veteren
John A. Samora
John A. Samora
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 6 Years

MOS 5811...Military Police
Marcellino J. Ortiz
Marcellino J. Ortiz
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served from 1982-1986 in the United States Army and from 1987-2006 in the United States Marine Corps both Active and Reserve. Desert Shield/ Desert Storm combat veteran. Retired E-8 1stSgt.
Melvin Kennon
Melvin Kennon
Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years

US Army Signal Corps. Electronic Telecommunications Technician. Ft Gordon, Georgia. Permasens, Germany, Frankfurt, Germany, Ft. Ritchie, Maryland. Arlington, Virginia.
Michael Bass
Michael Bass
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Joined right after Highschool. I just retired in 2009. Been all over the world a couple of times. Some places I liked others I did'nt. Spent too much time at the places I did'nt like.
Michael Gerber
Michael Gerber
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

I am currently the Aircrew Flight Equipment Supervisor for the 120th Fighter Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base. During my career I have had the privilage to see many exotic places and try many exotic beers! I can't wait to share some war stories with the other vets during the upcoming reunion. See you there.
Michael J Bass
Michael J Bass
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

I have served for 21 years in the Army. Been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, served in Desert Storm and Desert Shield, been to Germany and Korea twice, and I am looking forward to retirement in the near furture.

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Thornton High School Classmates

Jason Combs
Class of '98

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