Vanden High School Alumni

Fairfield, 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

Allen Parsons
Allen Parsons
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Overseas tours in Germany, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Lower Alabama.
Artri Sherrod
Artri Sherrod
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served in the Air Force for 26 years. I am recently retired as of 1 June 2009.
Brian Hamilton
Brian Hamilton
Class of 1998
Air Force, 4 Years

Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Tech. Killing terrorists and protecting soldiers since 2002
Chris Sutton
Chris Sutton
Class of 1999
Air Force, 10 Years

Enlisted in Nov 1999. Stationed in Alaska, New Mexico, & Alaska(again). Aircraft Mechanic (Crew Chief) on F-16's & F-117"Stealth Fighter) for 6 years. Currently a Contracting Officer for Joint Contracting Command-Iraq/Afghanistan. Deployed to Kuwait(2001), Saudi Arabia(2003), Korea(2005), United Arab Emirates(2008), & Iraq(2009/10).
Chris Tubbs
Chris Tubbs
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Active Duty MSgt jet engine mechanic
David Buehler
David Buehler
Class of 1970
Coast Guard, 4 Years

Joined in 1971 and spent 3+ years aboard a high endurance cutter mostly out in the middle of the ocean. I was a radioman and, yes, we used Morse Code in those days.
David Krzysik
David Krzysik
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Still active Reserves 27+years .Served in Iraq .
Rank E8 1SGT.
David Spearel
David Spearel
Class of 1976
Army, 10 Years

40 Months with 82nd Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg N C
34 months with 1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany
24 months TRADOC Analysis Center, Ft. Leavenworth, Ks
18 Months 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hi
David Spearel
David Spearel
Class of 1976
Army, 10 Years

Served 40 months in the 82nd Airborne Division in 2/505th Inf and 1/17Cavalry
Served 3 years in Germany with 1st Armored Division in 1/52 Infantry and S-1 HHC 3rd Brigade
Returned state side to TRADOC Analysis Center Ft. Leavenworth, Ks. for 2 years then was stationed at Schofield Barracks Hawaii in the 25 Infantry Divison for 2 years in 1/35Inf later to become 4/27th before medically retiring from service.
David Spearel
David Spearel
Class of 1976
Army, 10 Years

Basic Training-Ft, Leonard Wood, Mo. January-March 1978
Infantry and Airborne School, Ft. Benning, Ga. March-June1978
82nd Airborne Division, Ft. Bragg, NC August 1978-January 1982
Returned to Army October 1982
1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany November 1982-September1985
Combined Arms Center, Ft. Leavenworth, Ks. September 1985-May 1987
25th Infantry Division, Schofield Bks, Hi. May 1977-August 1988
Medically retired
Debbie Fleischman
Debbie Fleischman
Class of 1972
Air Force, 11 Years

Logistics/Admin Tech/EMT.
Del Albright
Del Albright
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Active Duty/Reserves: Operation Desert Storm, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom
Don Parsons
Don Parsons
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

78th Engr Bn Ettlingen West Germany
Recruiting Duty So Cal, Nor Cal
Recruting Support Bn Alexandria VA (AKA Traveling Road Show)
Donovan Mills
Donovan Mills
Class of 1994
Air Force, 12 Years

Stationed Sheppard AFB Tx 1995-1999, Elmendorf AFB Ak 1999-2005, Served in Kuwait 1997, Iraq 2005
Doug Adams
Doug Adams
Class of 1995
Army, 4 Years

Tactical Communications - 31R
Ft Lewis WA 96-99
Fay (Burton) Culver
Fay (Burton) Culver
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired - LSC/CPO
Fay Marie (Burton) Culver
Fay Marie (Burton) Culver
Class of 1974
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Chief Petty Officer - retired
Gabriel Solis
Gabriel Solis
Class of 1999
Air Force, 2 Years

Part of the Security Forces for almost 2 years. Recently returned from my first deployment back in july. Based at Hickam AFB Hawaii
Greg Fawcett
Greg Fawcett
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Major, served as a Regular Army Officer. Service tours assignments to Germany with 1-13 Inf(Mech), 8th ID, then commanded two infantry companies with 3-502nd Inf., 101st AASLT, Ft. Campbell KY, deployed to Saudia Arabia/Iraq and for Desert Shield/Storm. Finished service as APMS, Univ of Toledo.
James Narramore
James Narramore
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Served as an Infantry Soldier for over twenty years. Most rewarding job positions held were Drill Sergeant and Infantry Company First Sergeant.

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Vanden High School Classmates

Ashley Norman
Class of '07

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