Valhalla High School Alumni

El Cajon, 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

Anthony Vaiasuso
Anthony Vaiasuso
Class of 1995
Air Force, 13 Years

Worked Fighter Weapons for 9 years and then moved to Combat/Civil Search and Rescue (CSAR)
"Did the Deid" twice for OEF and currently on my third trip to Iraq for OIF. (You'd think I'd learn the first time...)
Brandon Trollmann
Brandon Trollmann
Class of 2001
Air Force, 6 Years

Serve as an electrician. OIF veteran
Brandon Trollmann
Brandon Trollmann
Class of 2001
Air Force, 6 Years

I am an electrician currently stationed in germany. Two tours in the desert(Saudi Arabia, and Iraq)
Chris Ramirez
Chris Ramirez
Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 11 Years

I worked as an aviation ordnance technician on attack helicopters and fighter aircraft. Deployed to Afghanistan in 2004 for a year and was there for the first democratic elections.
Christian Nicolas
Christian Nicolas
Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years

Captain Christian Nicolas is currently proudly serving his country in Iraq. He is based out of Fort Lewis, Washington. CPT Nicolas is married to the former Melissa Manalo who is also a Valhalla c/o 1999 alumni.
Christie Davis
Christie Davis
Class of 1984
Navy, 6 Years

Served in the Anti- Submarine Warfare community as an OTM (Ocean Systems Technician)
daniel smith
daniel smith
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Motor Transport, Joined reserves.
David C. Meyers
David C. Meyers
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Still active duty Navy - Supply Corps - Captain. Currently an Asst. Prof. of Military Strategy & Logistics at the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
David J Colon
David J Colon
Class of 1995
Air Force, 28 Years

Retired Secuirty Forces Chief Master Sergeant. One of the last classes of pipeline dog handlers. Deployments include Columbia, Kenya, Kuwaiit, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq and Turkey.
Greg Florey
Greg Florey
Class of 1978
Air Force, 2 Years

I was a carpenter assigned to 100 Civil Engineering Squadron, and part of that time I was assigned to a PRIME BEEF (Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force) readiness team called PRIME RIBS (Prime Readiness In Base Services). I spent most of my brief time in the Air Force at Beale AFB, where the SR-71 and U-2 reconnaissance aircraft resided.
Jason Zdunich
Jason Zdunich
Class of 1998
Air Force, 4 Years

4 years of Military Police with the 509th Bomb Wing and 2 Tours in the middle east. (Kuwait, Saudi Arabia)
Jeff Trumble
Jeff Trumble
Class of 2007
Navy, 1 Years

Aviation Machinist's Mate
justin
justin
Class of 1997
Army, 10 Years

currently deployed to iraq for 2nd tour, living in Germany
Karen Prather
Karen Prather
Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years

Completed 20 yrs of Service to my country. I attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer and have travel'd the world and worked on many types of aircraft.
Leslie (Weber)Jones
Leslie (Weber)Jones
Class of 1999
Army, 13 Years

Served all over the US and Abroad Joined out of San Diego Last duty station was Fort Campbell KY a Combat Medic, My First MOS was a Crash rescue Firefighter. Do to a Service connected disability I was Medically Retired.
Manuel Annear
Manuel Annear
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy and Naval Reserve for 25 years; Army National Guard in Oregon for another 6 years. Deployed to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom II (2004-2005) as an Infantry Squad Leader/Platoon Sergeant
Manuel M. Annear
Manuel M. Annear
Class of 1977
National Guard, 20+ Years

I have served 30 years in the US Navy, the Naval Reserve, the Oregon Army National Guard, and the US Army. I ram presently a platoon sergeant at Co C 1-186 Infantry and I heave served one Iraq tour (2003-2005).
Mark Ridlon
Mark Ridlon
Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years

Married and Joined right out of High School, Aug 02. 33W-(Inelligence/Electronic Warfare system tecnician). Getting ready to go to Hawaii for 3 years. Awsome!!
Martin Martinez III
Martin Martinez III
Class of 1991
Air Force, 20+ Years

Active Duty AF Lt Col with 22+ years, having served in Korea, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Inherent Resolve.
Paul D Jones
Paul D Jones
Class of 2000
Army, 8 Years

Currently a Seargent in the Army. Served 3 tours in Iraq and 1 15-month tour in Afghanistan. I am now going through the United States Drill Seargent school and will be going to K-State University full time.
Rebecca Shearer Sorrell
Rebecca Shearer Sorrell
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Was SUPPOSED to join the Navy, but was hit a curve ball and ended up joining the Army. Attended the Defense Language Institute in Monterey Ca. Have been to Europe and SW Asia, Hawaii and lots of the southwest US. Loved it. Still work with the Military at one of their schools as an instructor.
Robert Hansen
Robert Hansen
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Worked 20 years on B52's.
Ryan Furtado
Ryan Furtado
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served from 2005-2009 at Camp Pendleton. Was attatched to Headquarters company, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division.
SFC Steven Plourde
SFC Steven Plourde
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Served our Country proudly for 20 plus years most notebly in the 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. as an Infantyman and Jumpmaster. Deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan and is married to High School sweetheart with 3 beautiful boys.
Shane M. Pope
Shane M. Pope
Class of 1990
Army, 20+ Years

Military police; served Desert Storm, Bosnia, OIF, OEF.
Tyson White
Tyson White
Class of 1997
Air Force, 5 Years

Operation Southern Watch
Operation Enduring Freedom
Vaughn Francis
Vaughn Francis
Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years

Officer in Army Reserves Engineers. Desert Storm Vet. Service dates 1987 - 1994
Wendy Foster
Wendy Foster
Class of 1978
Air Force, 8 Years

Military Nurse
Mather AFB, Homestead AFB, USAF Upper Heyford, Malcolm Grow Medical Ctr, Flight Nurse 72nd Aerovac Sqdn McGuire AFB

Classmates Spotlight

Valhalla High School Classmates

Theresa Bohrer
Class of '79

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School News

Louise McClain Retirement

Louise McClain is retiring this June after 40 years in education. If you wish to contact her write lmcclain@guhsd.net.
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Our Valhalla 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 Valhalla High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in El Cajon are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!