Verdugo Hills High School Alumni

Tujunga, 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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Barrett Weiser
Barrett Weiser
Class of 1973
Navy, 30 Years

US Navy 30 years
Bill Myra
Bill Myra
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Gremany 2 years 1968-1670
Bill Myra
Bill Myra
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Air Defence Command Europe
bruce spry
bruce spry
Class of 1975
Army, 8 Years

Big Red One and Van Nuys Reservist.
Dave Robertson
Dave Robertson
Class of 1968
Army, 20 Years

1971-1972 Active duty; 1972-1978 KY Army National Guard; 1978-1991 US Army Reserve. Airborne radar technician (Mohawk); Infantry Scout Platoon Leader; Armor Company Executive Officer; Cavalry Troop Commander; OPFOR Team Leader; Psyops Battalion Executive Officer; Cavalry Squadron Executive Officer.
Edward H. Rau
Edward H. Rau
Class of 1969
U.s. Public Health Service, 20+ Years

Served as an Environmental Health Officer in the Regular Corps, with assignments to the Indian Health Service in northern California and the National Institutes of Health at Bethesda and Fort Detrick, Maryland. Duties were primarily in areas relating to hazardous waste management. Also established programs to minimize risks from uses of mercury and other Substances of Concern. Published research on prion diseases. Deployed several times in responses to natural disasters, bioterrorism and other incidents. Retired as a Captain after 30 years on active duty and continued in civilian government service until 2014.
Edward Kelley
Edward Kelley
Class of 1959
Navy, 5 Years

USS Ticonderoga CVA 14
Eric Arellano
Eric Arellano
Class of 1991
Army, 5 Years

Helicopter weapons system mechanic
Erica Ontiveros
Erica Ontiveros
Class of 2005
Navy, 3 Years

3rd class operation specialist
Gary Hornbuckle
Gary Hornbuckle
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Vacationed at Danang "Rocket City" South Vietnam for13 months. Lived in Germany off and on for 12 years and ran track for an Air Force team at the Olympic stadium in Berlin before the wall came down. Spent a year in Korea, shopped and went to the Olympics. Was stationed at various bases in the States. Survived.
Glen Harris
Glen Harris
Class of 1969
Air Force, 3 Years

Civil Engineer (sheetmetal) Prime Beef Team
Glen R Harris
Glen R Harris
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

Strategic Air Command/ Prime Beef Civil Engineers
Jerome Stasik
Jerome Stasik
Class of 1968
Navy, 8 Years

1969 thru 1977, Nuclear trained operations and maintenance on fast attack submarines. SSN607 USS Dace(New London, CT) and SSN575 USS Seawolf (Mare Island, Vallejo, CA). Attached to special projects and Submarine Development Grp1. Achieved rank of IC1(SS) pay grade E6, selected for advancement to Chief Petty Officer (E7)
JOHN BORROWMAN
JOHN BORROWMAN
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 3 Years

MARINE CORPS BAND VIET NAM VET
John Bprrowman
John Bprrowman
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 3 Years

musician
John P Nagle
John P Nagle
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Vietnam Service
7yrs JTF6
Various deployments
Riots,Fires,Hurrcanes,Earthquakes and
that really tough 11/2 yrs in San Diego.
Jon Jacobsmeyer
Jon Jacobsmeyer
Class of 1959
Army, 4 Years

Vietnam 1969
Kevin Williams
Kevin Williams
Class of 1974
Army, 8 Years

Gun Bunny, 1/14th FA, Ft. Hood, TX
Psychological Operations, 5th Spec.Forces,
Ft. Bragg, NC
15 months S/E Asia
4 years, Deutschland
3 years stateside (the world) VA, NC, TX, OK & CA
Larry E. Newton
Larry E. Newton
Class of 1960
Air Force, 5 Years

Instructor/Navigator C130E Rank Captian
Flew Missions in viet Nam and all over the World
Major Dave Robertson
Major Dave Robertson
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Infantry Officer, Psyops Battalion Executive Officer

Classmates Spotlight

Verdugo Hills High School Classmates

Renee Renee Sidles
Class of '71

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School News

Roses for Rose

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rose Cassara passed away on D3,2014. I went to Verdugo from 7 th grade Till 11 grade 1956. Story was v...
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Our Verdugo Hills 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 Verdugo Hills High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Tujunga are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!