Twentynine Palms High School Alumni

Twentynine Palms, 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

Amber Pickens
Amber Pickens
Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years

Human Resource Specialist, Served in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kuwait and In Germany
Bill MEADER
Bill MEADER
Class of 1975
Navy, 20 Years

Naval Academy graduate. Submarine officer. Served on 3 attack submarines out of Pearl Harbor and San Diego. Taught NROTC at USD/SDSU. Retired as a Commander.
Bruce A. Adams
Bruce A. Adams
Class of 1992
Army, 11 Years

Blackhawk crewchief, FI/SI trainer. Has served two year long tours in Korea, served in Operation Iraqi freedom in 2003 and currently in Iraq trying to rid the world of bad guys! We're all very proud of his service and dedication.
Carlos Durazo
Carlos Durazo
Class of 1974
Air Force, 10 Years

Logistics Management, 2 overseas assignments the United Kingdom and Azores. Enlisted 1977 medical retired 1987 (E-5) for service connected disability. I want to thank you all for your service.
Chris Flanagan
Chris Flanagan
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Numerous duty locations...Washington, DC (USAF Honor Guard +2), Alaska, Italy, Arizona, UK, Langley AFB, VA. Deployments: Central America (Drug Enforcement), OEF, OIF +3, and Northern Africa. Started out as a Security Specialist and have ended up in Communications working ISR platforms. Still loving it, but need to retire before I put the wife through a 5th deployment in the last 6 years.
Dave Farr
Dave Farr
Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Chaplain for 27 years.
David Snyder
David Snyder
Class of 1989
Navy, 6 Years

US Navy/Photographer's Mate
Served on Blue Ridge and Jicpac.
Dewayne Wyatt
Dewayne Wyatt
Class of 1998
Navy, 4 Years

Hospital Corpsman
Served in Afghanistan
Navy service medal
Overseas medals
Shell back
Diane Cates
Diane Cates
Class of 1982
Air Force, 6 Years

Aeromedical Evacuation Technican in the AF Reserves
Don Deyne
Don Deyne
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Moved away for Junior year.
Donald Bolster
Donald Bolster
Class of 1954
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted June 1956, boot camp in San Diego (NTC), Fleet Sonar A school, assigned to HS-8 at NAAS Ream Field, separated honorably June 1960, joined HS-772 at NAS Los Alamitos CA, Later HS-84 NAS North Island and retired from USNR July 1983.
Donald Henry
Donald Henry
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

Radiology Technician, stationed at Carswell AFG, Ft. Worth,TX
Earl Hartfield
Earl Hartfield
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

served from 1975 - 2005
Earl Hartfield
Earl Hartfield
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Joined the Marine Corps in the summer of 1995 and went to boot camp in San Diego. After graduation was sent to Hawaii where I was assigned to an Artillery Unit and soon boarded a ship where I saw my first experince of world travel, from the Phillipines, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan. From there my carreer took several paths leading me to a career in the Intelligence field, serving in both the Air Wing component and Ground Combat component of the Marine Corps. While with the ground unit, was assigned with one of the first units to deploy to Desert Storm. Shortly after Desert Storm, I retired with 20+ years of service and now reside in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Earl Hartfield
Earl Hartfield
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

retired from the Marines in 1995
Gabriel Hammett
Gabriel Hammett
Class of 1997
Army, 4 Years

Army Firefighter. 2 years at Fort Drum, NY & 2 years at Fort Wainwright, AK. Deployed to Egypt for 2 months. 00-04.
Greg Martin
Greg Martin
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Motor Transport Officer
GREGORY F. GONZALES
GREGORY F. GONZALES
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

SERVED 3 YEARS AND 10 MONTHS ACTIVE DUTY IN US ARMY FROM 1975 THROUGH 1978. SERVED 1 YEAR IN US ARMY NATIONAL GUARD IN THE 1ST/18TH CALVARY UNIT IN REDLANDS, CALIFORNIA. I THEN SERVED 20 YEARS IN US AIR FORCE RESERVED IN THE 452ND CES PRIME BEEF SQUADRON AT MARCH AIR RESERVE BASE. RETIRED AS AN E-7/ MASTER SERGEANT.
Gregory Hayden
Gregory Hayden
Class of 1978
Navy, 4 Years

Use Forrestal CV59 (air craft carrier) two tours Persian Gulf during the war. Title of Second class Damage Control-man, Work center supervisor, Chemical,biological, radiological instructor, On board firefighter.
Gregory Mendoza
Gregory Mendoza
Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years

Military Police
Hugh Davis
Hugh Davis
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

I was a Jet Mechanic on P3's In VP-50 in Mt. View ,Ca. The P3's chased and tracked submarines all over the world. It was allot of fun, met some good people, It was good to get out.
James Hannam
James Hannam
Class of 2001
Army, 15 Years

Active duty since 2003. Currently, Chief Warrant Officer 2 CW2. Marine Maintenance Officer..881A.. Enlisted rank, Sergeant First Class. SFC.. 88L40.. Airborne.. Waterborne..
Jim Anderson
Jim Anderson
Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years

Army
Military Police
Ft. Meade, Md
Bad Kreuznach, W. Germany
Kenneth W Jones
Kenneth W Jones
Class of 1979
Army, 8 Years

Big Eight Inch
Kevin Williams
Kevin Williams
Class of 2006
Navy, 1 Years

Currently attending School in Charleston, SC, just graduated NFAS as a MM3
Manuel Rogers
Manuel Rogers
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 17 Years

Currently serving his 3rd Tour in Iraq...
Mario Carrillo
Mario Carrillo
Class of 1973
Army, 24 Years

4 years at West Point, then 24 years in the Army. Made it to the rank of Colonel. Supported military response to Hurricane Andrew in Florida, deployed to Saudi Arabia/Iraq for DESERT STORM, was in Somalia for the initial response, spent 2 years in Bosnia supporting the effort there. 2 Tours in Germany and 6 other locations around the U.S. Enjoyed my time. Then spent 14 years as an Air Force Civilian as part of the deployable element of U.S. Northern Command at Peterson AFB. Deployed to every inauguration, political convention and 7 hurricane reponses including Katrina. Supported the National Guard in all 50 states. Great time, met a lot of people. 2018 decided to retire....
Marissa Hull
Marissa Hull
Class of 2007
Navy, 5 Years

United States Naval Academy Graduate; Surface Warfare Officer
Michael Brady
Michael Brady
Class of 1979
Army, 22 Years

AD 1980-1989
USAR 1992-2004
91W3M6
Michael Leigh Gibson
Michael Leigh Gibson
Class of 2009
Air Force, 7 Years

Ssgt - Structural Systems Journeyman/Facility Condition Assessment Program Manager - Served presidential unit in nations capital - Deployed to Africa on humanitarian mission - Awarded Air Force Achievement Medal - Dedicated service-disabled veteran.
michael owens
michael owens
Class of 1963
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

U. S. Coast Guard: 1966 - 1988
Michael Owens
Michael Owens
Class of 1963
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

YNC - various assignments
17th District Office, Juneau, AK
USCGC Dauntless, Miami Beach, FL
USCG Support Center, Governors Island, NY
CG Air Station Port Angeles, WA
13th District Office, Seattle, WA
Mike OBrien
Mike OBrien
Class of 1974
Navy, 5 Years

Enlisted into the the Navy (Seabees) right out of school. Served 5 years - attained Petty Officer 2nd class (EO-5) recieved HONORABLE DISCHARGE & GOOD CONDUCT AWARD. Earned 3 Navy "E" ribbons. Earned distinction as Battalions #1 Heavy Equipment Operator.
HISTORY:Went San Diego, CA for boot camp. Proceeded to Port Hueneme, CA for Heavy Equipment Operator "A" School. Assigned to NMCB 74 in Gulfport, MS. Deployed to Rota Spain, Okinawa Japan, Diego Garcia (BIOT). traveled the world, been to Spain, Portugal, Spanish Alps, Mediterranean, Japan, Thailand, Indian Ocean, Singapore,
working in the construction industry as a Master Heavy Equipment operator,
Peter Fernando Babauta
Peter Fernando Babauta
Class of 2005
Army, 6 Years

FORT HOOD TEXAS
Ralph Mills
Ralph Mills
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

21 years; 1st Bn, 5th Mar; military spokesman in the Gulf War, Operation Restore Hope and Operation Enduring Freedom. Retired from USMCR in 2003 as LtCol.
Reggie Wqtson
Reggie Wqtson
Class of 1984
Army, 10 Years

Air Defese Artilliary
Richard Falls
Richard Falls
Class of 1989
Navy, 9 Years

Hospital Corpsman. Stationed in San Diego, Ca. Great Lakes, Il. and Camp Pendelton, Ca w/ 1st MarDiv.
Roni Moore
Roni Moore
Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years

United States AIr Force 1992-2000
United States AIr Force Reserves 2000-Current
Sandy Mintz Myhre
Sandy Mintz Myhre
Class of 1979
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Active Duty then Reserves 30 years loved it. Storekeeper,Supply Officer
Steve Robbins
Steve Robbins
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Served 24 years from 1982-2006.

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