Willows High School Alumni

Willows, 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

Have you lost your Willows High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Honkers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

David Spooner
David Spooner
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Chief Warrant Officer four David Spooner. Army Officer and Aviator. OH-58D Kiowa Warrior Aeroscout pilot. Instructor pilot, Aviation Maintenance Officer, and Safety Officer. Dave has had 9 combat tours during his 28 years of service including two tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.
Jerry E Hyland
Jerry E Hyland
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 20 Years

Infantry: F Co, 2nd Bn / 9th Mar and F Co, 2nd Bn / 6th Mar
1st. Force Reconnaissance Company
1 st. Reconnaissance Bn
Embassy duty - Nassau, Bahamas
Recruiting duty - RSS Oakland, RSS San Mateo
Barrack Duty - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Training Resource Management Division: 2nd Marine Division
John J Marshall
John J Marshall
Class of 1953
Army, 3 Years

Ended service with 3rd Armored Division, Ft Knox, Ky.
Lloyd Amborn
Lloyd Amborn
Class of 1960
Navy, 30 Years

Served as naval officer in destroyers and cruisers. Commanded USS Fife (DD991) 1983-86 and USS Halsey (CG23) 1991-94. Retired 1 July 1995 at rank of Captain.
RICHARD NEIL HAWKINS
RICHARD NEIL HAWKINS
Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years

Pre-enlisted during Senior year and was in boot camp a week after graduation. Had a good 4 years serving our great nation. Saw a lot of water: 3 years 3 months sea duty.
Robert Rist
Robert Rist
Class of 1976
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Captain (O-6) - Retired, Pharmacy Officer, U. S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Assignments included 6 years at the Tuba City Indian Medical Center on the Navajo Reservation in the Indian Health Service, and 17 years detailed to the U. S. Coast Guard. Coast Guard assignments included the Coast Guard Training Center (Petaluma CA), Integrated Support Command (Alameda CA), Maintenance & Logistics Command Pacific (Alameda CA). Last assignment at retirement was as a Division Chief.
Tomás Bazan
Tomás Bazan
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Machine gunner during Vietnam Nam War, Purple Heart 1968, Honorable discharge

Classmates Spotlight

Willows High School Classmates

Jessica Owen
Class of '00

Alumni Stories

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