Military Alumni

Military 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

Alejandro Flores
Alejandro Flores Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
I enlisted in the US Navy just before graduation and left for Boot Camp in September of that year. A somber day for me as a good friend and fellow Badger, class of 1966, was buried that day; Viet Nam causality. Duty station at school commands, Ammo Ship, Survival training, Viet Nam, Naval Hospital, Security Command, Security for Sea Bee's, Submarine Command Guam USA, Dry Dock, Naval Under Sea Center, Ship board Commands, Cargo Handling Unit and retired from USNR 1994.
Alex Flores
Alex Flores Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
6 years Active Duty 18 years Reserves
Armando F Campos
Armando F Campos Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served 3 years from June 28, 1970- June 28, 1973. MCRD platoon 3083, Fox Co. 2/4 ,3rd Marine Division, Hotel Co. 2/2, 2nd Marine Division
Arnold Ochoa
Arnold Ochoa Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Master Sergeant. 1 tour Vietnam. various tours in Germany. stationed Ft Huachua and Ft. Carson. Living in Germany
Bob Clements
Bob Clements Class of 1942
Air Force, 20+ Years
Both a fighter pilot and a medic Retired as a Brig General in 1982 Enlisted as an aviation cadet in Dec 1942
Bruce Steele
Bruce Steele Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Republic of Viet Nam (877th); Misawa, Japan (Security Services Command); ADC/SAC/TAC as Social Actions Superintendent.
Dennis bock
Dennis bock Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
*Boot camp - San Diego - December 5, 1967 to February 1968 * Naval Air Station, Alameda, CA - March 1968 to October 1970 * Naval Air Station, Agana, Guam October 1970 to Feb. 1972 * Treasure Island Naval Base, San Francisco - Discharged March 1972 * AMS2/E-5/ Second class petty officer * Aircraft frames repair, dye fluorescent penetrant and magnaflux inspection testing, Eddy Current testing, torque wrench and pressure gage calibration, heliarch welding and radiography (aircraft X-ray) team member.
Ed Conley
Ed Conley Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Enlisted in 1968 and was not able to graduate with my class but still consider myself class of 69. Deployed to Vietnam in June 69 and was wounded in combat. Received a 15 month early out.
George Russell
George Russell Class of 1954
Navy, 20+ Years
Served in Vietnam 1977. Retired as a mustang Lt (03E) University of Utah alumni
Gerald (Jerry) Lillie
Gerald (Jerry) Lillie Class of 1952
Navy, 20+ Years
Naval Aviation, Patrol Aircraft as Radioman and Radarman, Retired as CPO
Gerald(Jerry) Lillie
Gerald(Jerry) Lillie Class of 1952
Navy, 20+ Years
Naval aviation with Patrol Squadrons
Julie Nalin
Julie Nalin Class of 1999
Air Force, 6 Years
Served 6 years in the Air Force - Stationed at Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach, Fl and served 1 deployment to Camp As Sayliah, Doha, Qatar during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
LaMont McConnell
LaMont McConnell Class of 1960
Navy Reserves, 3 Years
Active duty at Commander, Naval Air Bases 14th ND from 1960-62. YN2 (E-5)
larry russell
larry russell Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years
n/a
Manon Basurto Hayes
Manon Basurto Hayes Class of 1998
Army, 6 Years
Served both active duty and national guard. Spent a year at Camp Bucca, Iraq in Al Bhasra as a combat medic in '07-'08
Michael Brown
Michael Brown Class of 1994
Army, 4 Years
Infantry medic
Michael L. Valencia
Michael L. Valencia Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years
Stationed in Germany. Loved Europe...hated the army.
Reuben Krause
Reuben Krause Class of 1995
Air Force, 13 Years
Currently enlisted.
Rob  Barrett
Rob Barrett Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 30 years. Aviation Radar Technician, (AQ). Bookended by 4 tours off the coast of Vietnam to Operation Desert Shield/Storm. My last 2 tours off Vietnam were on USS Midway, Her first combat tour after extensive upgrades. My Desert Storm/Shield tour on USS Midway, her last combat tour just before decommisioning. Retired as an Avionics Master Chief.
Robert O. Ortiz
Robert O. Ortiz Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Airborne Infantry

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Commencement Program Booklet

Hi, My name is Paul Deutsch, THS1960. One of my classmates, Jim Sullivan, sent me the booklet from the THS1963 commencem...
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