Toppenish High School Alumni

Toppenish, 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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Dickie Day
Dickie Day
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Lt Commander . Deep sea diver
JOE O. LAPLANTE
JOE O. LAPLANTE
Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 3 Years

I WAS IN THE INFANTRY AND SERVED IN BRAVO COMPANY, 9TH, MARINE DIVISION. WE HUMPED FROM NORTH VIETNAM ALL THE WAY TO CHU LAI AND MARBLE MOUNTAIN. I RECEIVED SEVERAL INJURIES PARTICALLY (LAND MINE BLOWN OVER 30 FT.) IN MY BACK AREAS OF THE SPINE, LEGS, KNEES CAUSING ME SIATIC NERVE PROBLEMS AND I FINALLY WOUND UP IN A ELECTRIC POWERED SCOOTER. WE SAW ACTION ALMOST DAILY AND SPENT ALL OF 1965 IN COMBAT. I SPENT 14 MONTHS OVERSEAS AND I LEARNED THERE IS NOTHING LIKE HOME. GOOD OLD TOPPENISH.
JOE O. LAPLANTE JR. USMC RET.
JOE O. LAPLANTE JR. USMC RET.
Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 6 Years

I WAS ACTIVE FROM 64 TO 67. SERVED WITH BRAVO CO. 1/9. I WAS THE POINTMAN-AUTOMATIC RIFLEMAN M/14 FOR THE 3RD SQUAD. I SERVED IN THE INFANTRY FOR 3 YEARS AND INACTIVE SERVICE FOR ANOTHER 3 YEARS. WE FOUGHT JUST ABOUT EVERYDAY WHILE WE WERE IN VIETNAM. I WAS POINTMAN SO LONG I GOT TO KNOW THE VC'S POINTMAN. SOMETIMES WE'D RUN INTO EACH OTHER WHILE WE WERE ON PATROL AND THEY WERE AS WELL. WE'D SOMETIMES WAVE AT EACH OTHER BEFORE DUCKING INTO THE JUNGLE.
Ron Weeks
Ron Weeks
Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years

Norfolk Va. to Antartica, helped build Little America Five. USS Arneb AKA 56
San Diego California, USS Whitfield County LST 1169, USS Seminole AKA104, 4 West Pac cruises.
Reserve Training Center, Treasure Island California, Radarman Instructor.
Class B electronics school, Treasure Island,California student
USS Falgout DER 324, Pearl Harbor Hawaii, Lead Radarman, 3 Vietnam cruises, operation Market Time.
Nha Be Vietnam, River Patrol Force (PBR Patrol Officer) River Division 593
Ben Luc Vietnam, PBR Patrol Officer (operation Giant Slingshot.)
Tripler ARMY Hospital Honolulu, Hawaii Patient
USS Forrest Royal DD 872 Mayport, Florida.
Naval Reserve Training Center, Houston Texas. Chief of the center
Retired In 1974 with 20 years of service

Classmates Spotlight

Toppenish High School Classmates

Mairalejandra Orozco
Class of '11

Alumni Stories

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School News

Class of 1969 50th reunion!!

September 6,7,& 8 2019 Red Lion in Yakima, Wa. 75.00 per person. Details will be mailed at a later date. If you hav...
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Our Toppenish 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 Toppenish High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Toppenish are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!