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

Barker, Patricia (now Morgan)
Barker, Patricia (now Morgan)
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Senior Chief Legalman (E-8) until I got my commission
Retired as a CWO4
Brian Currin
Brian Currin
Class of 1997
Army, 8 Years

In Iraq 2006 - 2007
Brian Schwab
Brian Schwab
Class of 2000
Army, 10 Years

served in the army for 10 years and was deployed twice to the middle east
Christopher A. Benavidez
Christopher A. Benavidez
Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years

HQ's United States Army Europe, served in the European Theater.
Christopher A. Benavidez
Christopher A. Benavidez
Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years

Served in the European Theater as a soldier and a DoD Civilian for 23 years. Currently work for DoD in D.C. going on 31 years of service.
christopher hammon
christopher hammon
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

scout recon
christopher hammon
christopher hammon
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

cav scout recon fort knox,fort carson, germany,panama
Christopher Sheats
Christopher Sheats
Class of 1989
Army, 18 Years

I joined the Army in1990. I have been stationed at FT Ord, Ca. Ft Polk, La. Korea, Germany twice, and FT Irwin, Ca twice. I am glad and proud I've been able to serve my country. Looking forward to retirement, and starting chapter 2 of my life.
Clarence Byers
Clarence Byers
Class of 1980
Army, 14 Years

Combat Medical sp and Flight Medic
DAVID J. MONROE
DAVID J. MONROE
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

VOL. FOR VIETNAM, 17 MONTHS OVERSEAS DUTY,
David Witt
David Witt
Class of 1998
Army, 3 Years

In the Army. Joined as a medic. Served in Iraq from 2005-2006. Returned home unscathed
Diane (Brown) Bean
Diane (Brown) Bean
Class of 1975
Navy, 5 Years

Enlisted in May 1976, spent my whole enlistment in Washington DC with Defense Intelligence Agency then extended my tour to go to Bureau of Naval Personnel. I am glad to have served.
Don Myers
Don Myers
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

US Army-Served in Korea, Germany, and 6 stateside assignments.
Donna Horton
Donna Horton
Class of 1973
Air Force, 8 Years

Vietnam Era
Air Traffic Control
Edward Zilius
Edward Zilius
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Servered as US Seabee. Construction Electrician
Gary Lee
Gary Lee
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

Nuclear Submarine Electricians Mate, Retired as Chief (E-7)
Glen Donohue
Glen Donohue
Class of 1986
Coast Guard, 8 Years

8 years discharged as E5
Glenn Staley
Glenn Staley
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Aviation Ordnance Officer
Haide Casey
Haide Casey
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 5 Years

I was deployed to Iraq for 7 months and to Djibouti, Africa for 6 months as part of CJTF-HOA.
Harold Brooks
Harold Brooks
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

HM2, Corps school after boot camp Naval Hospital Philly, US Marine Corps 2nd Division as Medic. New Port Rhode Island doing discharge physicals on officers since Vietnam was winding down.
Harold Brooks
Harold Brooks
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

HM2 Served in Philly Naval Hospital 1 year, 2nd Marine Division 18 months 6 months at base hospital, New Port RI doing discharge physicals as Vietnam was closing down.
Harold Poyner
Harold Poyner
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF 1969-1973 (Security Police and Air Ops).
USARNG 1978-1982 (California Army National Guard).
Herb Ham
Herb Ham
Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years

Entered US Air Force in Feb 1976 Basic Training at Lackland AFB in San Antonio TX, firefighting school at Chanute AFB in Rantoul IL. Stationed at F.E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne WY for 2 years then stationed at King Salmon AFB in King Salmon AK for 1 year. I was a firefighter in the Air Force and enjoyed my time.
James Anderson
James Anderson
Class of 1989
Coast Guard, 17 Years

Graduated Boot Camp in January 1991. Am currently an E-7/Information Systems Technician Chief Petty Officer assigned as Supervisor at USCG Electronics Support Detachment Anchorage, AK. Have served in Alaska for the last 12 years, with tours in Maine and California previous to that.
James Huff
James Huff
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Now Retired
Jason Douglas
Jason Douglas
Class of 1997
Army, 6 Years

1999-2005: Intelligence and Linguistics.
Jennifer Wyman
Jennifer Wyman
Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years

Stationed in Lousiana served in Iraq. Came home safe.
John Engstrom
John Engstrom
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Served with the Special Forces (Green Berets) for 20 years
Jonathan Hinton
Jonathan Hinton
Class of 1991
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy nuke.
Joseph Brenner
Joseph Brenner
Class of 1998
Air Force, 10 Years

I joined right after Highschool I first got stationed in Japan for two years, then went to California for 7 years, and now i'm in Georgia. I have been all over the world UAE X 2,Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, and all over on the way to many to list
Kenneth Adams
Kenneth Adams
Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Served from 1986 -1991. Served in Desert Storm as a gunner on a M198 Howitzer. First Battallion 11th Marines. Task force Ripper/Papa Bear in Kuwait
Leon Weaver
Leon Weaver
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

Viet Nam Era Veteran
Mark Bible
Mark Bible
Class of 1988
Army, 8 Years

Worked as military police, in service during desert storm, and also deployment to gitmo bay cuba. Stationed Ft. Jackson S.C., Sieglesbach Germany, Ft. Polk La, and Ft Hood Tx.
Mark Bible
Mark Bible
Class of 1988
Army, 8 Years

Military police. 88-96
Mark Bible
Mark Bible
Class of 1988
Army, 8 Years

Military Police Officer, served at ft. Jackson, S.C., Seigelsbach Germany during dessert storm, Ft. Polk, La., Ft. Hood,Tx, and Quantanimo Bay
Michael Dentzer
Michael Dentzer
Class of 1981
Navy, 5 Years

Was on Board The USS. ST. Louis A Amphibious Assault Ship I was A Communications Electrician.
Michael H. Velasquez
Michael H. Velasquez
Class of 1964
Navy, 6 Years

Two years active duty on-board USS Valley Forge (LPH-8) and three years active reserves as a member of Reserve Mobile Construction Batallion 17. PO2
Michael Hiddessen
Michael Hiddessen
Class of 1989
Air Force, 13 Years

KC-135 pilot
PAT BARKER (NOW MORGAN)
PAT BARKER (NOW MORGAN)
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted in Navy Sep 1960 and advanced to YN2 (E-5). Got married, decided to start a family and left the service in 1963 because females were not allowed to stay in if they pregnant, even if they were married. Government restrictions changed about females having dependent children and was allowed to go into the active Naval Reserves in 1979 as an LN2 (E-5). Advanced to LNCS (Senior Chief) and retired in 2002 as a CWO4 with 25+ years service.
Paula Williams (Jones)
Paula Williams (Jones)
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Peacetime and Wartime Persian Gulf War. Served in Germany.

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