Tustin High School Alumni

Tustin, 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

alfred dejuan matthews
alfred dejuan matthews
Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years

serving has a army cook have been to Iraq twice and headed over again in AUG
Andrew Taal
Andrew Taal
Class of 2007
Army, 5 Years

Logistics with 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne). 3 tours 2 Afghanistan, 1 Philippines.
Andrey Marcus
Andrey Marcus
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Radio technician, went to Okinawa japan, Korea, Hawaii and Iraq.
Brian Goetting
Brian Goetting
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Drafted! Vietnam Veteran (1966). Was with the 2nd Armor Division 502nd S&T, served with the 14th ICC.
Cesar Arizaga
Cesar Arizaga
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Military Police
Dan Holte
Dan Holte
Class of 1980
Air Force, 8 Years

Analyst for AFTAC. Monitored the NTBT and other areas related to national security.
Daniel Choi
Daniel Choi
Class of 1999
Army, 11 Years

Iraq War (OIF 4-5: South Baghdad) 2006-2007. Infantry Officer, U.S. Military Academy (West Point, NY) Class of 2003: B.S. Arabic Language and Environmental Engineering. NY Army National Guard 2008-2011, Honorable Discharge 2008 (AD) and 2010 (NG). 100% Disabled American Veteran. LGBT Advocate 2009-2015.
Dave Calvano
Dave Calvano
Class of 1971
Army, 2 Years

Drafted in 1972. Stationed in Germany and served as a Spec 4 with a Pershing nuclear missile unit.
Dave Herald
Dave Herald
Class of 1967
Navy, 6 Years

Navy P-3 pilot after NROTC at USC ('71). Stationed Moffet Field in Bay Area and Cubi Point, Phillipines during fall of South Vietnam.
Dave Scott
Dave Scott
Class of 1972
Air Force, 10 Years

Pilot B-52, OV-10
David Abblitt
David Abblitt
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Republic of Viet Nam ~ Inf Squad, 2nd Plt, A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 25th ID. Many tasks During my tour ~ Platoon Sniper, Tunnel Rat, M-113 TC Sabre Alpha 28. I used all personal arms as well as the 50 Cal Ma Duece Duce. Freedom Is Not Free!
David Armstrong
David Armstrong
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted in 1977 as Navy Corpsman. Commissioned as Ensign 8 years later. Served aboard 4 ships for a total of 11 years; lived in Japan 4 years and commanded a logistics base in Yokosuka Japan. Served in Persian Gulf during first Gulf War and provided support for OEF / OIF. Retired in 2004. Served 27 years.
David M. Phillips
David M. Phillips
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. Army Ranger. 3 tours Iraq, 1 Afghanistan.
Dennis Cusick
Dennis Cusick
Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years

Served in 3/11 ACR Bads Hersfeld West Germany
DONALD L RAFFERTY JR
DONALD L RAFFERTY JR
Class of 1969
Air Force, 5 Years

Served 4 1/2 years in the USAF. Stationed in Okinawa with time in Viet Nam shutting downs DaNang during withdrawal.
Geoffrey Schuller
Geoffrey Schuller
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Active Duty for 6 yrs reserves continuing through the 23rd year
Ian Jay Michael Burkhart
Ian Jay Michael Burkhart
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Joind in 2007 and is now stationed in Edawrds, CA
Jeff Krongaard
Jeff Krongaard
Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 30 Years

Retired 2008
John (Dave) Jamieson
John (Dave) Jamieson
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Combat Photographer - Vietnam - First Field Force - 1968-1970 ... now Living in Marin County, CA
John Boehmer
John Boehmer
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Helicopter crewchief 1980-2002. Campaigns included Panama, Bosnia and Iraq. Served in airborne and military freefall positions. Awards include Air Medal and Legion of Merit. Retired as Sergeant Major.
John P. Bell
John P. Bell
Class of 1999
Army, 13 Years

US Army Combat Medic, still active, Iraq & Afghanistan
Kamal R Bond
Kamal R Bond
Class of 1995
Air Force, 11 Years

Weapons Specialist for the F-22 (Raptor)
Leandra Steele
Leandra Steele
Class of 2000
Army, 10 Years

Serves as a Medical NCO. Has been to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Loquitta Collier
Loquitta Collier
Class of 1992
Army, 14 Years

She just returned from OIF / OEF. She is doing well and lives with her children in Corona, CA.
luis anaya
luis anaya
Class of 2002
Navy, 7 Years

Navy Corpsman based with 2/3 Marines.
Marvin J Edstedt
Marvin J Edstedt
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 1966-1970. Nov 66-Dec67 Vietnam. My MOS was 2531 Radio Operator. My Unit was HqCo 3rdBn 4th Marine Reg 3rd MarDiv. Served the remaining time between Camp Pendleton and MCAS El Toro. Semper Fi.
Michael Blaszak
Michael Blaszak
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Electronics Warefare Systems Specialist
Michael Gustafson
Michael Gustafson
Class of 2009
Navy, 8 Years

Electronics Technician E6 at Honorable Discharge. Served in boomer submarine fleet.
MIchael Pennington
MIchael Pennington
Class of 1968
Navy, 6 Years

Submarines, East Coast of US, Med, and North Atlantic. USS John Marshal (gold), USS Daniel Boone (blue), and USS Ray.
Mil Thornton
Mil Thornton
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

served in the 101st Airborne Infantry, Vietnam 1970-71.
Perry L Bull
Perry L Bull
Class of 1992
Army, 2 Years

63 Bravo
Perry L Bull
Perry L Bull
Class of 1992
Army, 3 Years

63 Bravo 664 ORD Company Fort Hood Tx
R. Kalani Yumul
R. Kalani Yumul
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years

served in the 1st Marine Division in the Gulf prior to, during, and after both Desert Shield and Desert Storm; one of the first Marine elements to liberate Kuwait city.
Richard Espinoza
Richard Espinoza
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

2 tours in Germany, 1 in Korea. 1 in Iraq and 1 in Afghanistan.
Rick Spicer
Rick Spicer
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

Jan 1971 - Dec 1974. Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA (Romanian Basic & Intermediate); Goodfellow AFB, San Angelo, TX; 6970th Air Base Group, Ft. George G. Meade, MD.
Rod Monroy
Rod Monroy
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

USAF 71-80; USN 80-92; USNR 92-05
Retired reservist 15 yr active duty
Ron McCord
Ron McCord
Class of 1984
Navy, 5 Years

Served as Aviation Anti Submarine Warfare Technician and operator. Part of SAR. Naval Search and rescue from H2 helicopter. Served in the Gulf in action against Iran. Live fire against Oil rigs in the gulfs owned by Iran. Survied helo crash off Coast of San Diego. Served aboard several figates and destroyers. 6 months deployed aboard Uss John Young. Visited Far East including Phillipines, thailand, Singapore, Diego Garcia.
Ron Stevens
Ron Stevens
Class of 1972
Army, 3 Years

Enlisted Christmas Eve 1975, Air
Defense Artillery, Sergeant( E-5), Honor graduate from AIT training, 12 commendations, graduate from NCO academy, expert marksman's award, 7th division.
Scott Sabol
Scott Sabol
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Scott was a good cook so was a chef and served honorably in Germany.
STEPHEN HAZARD
STEPHEN HAZARD
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Drafted 1965 Basic @ Fort Polk LA. Training @ Redstone Arsenal , Huntsville AL Completed MOS training @ Sandia Base ,Albuquerque NM PCS to Fort Lewis , WA My MOS ....Nuclear Weapons Electronic Specialist E-5 discharged 1967

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