Winslow High School Alumni

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Military High School Alumni

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Honored Military Alumni

Les Vance
Les Vance
Class of 1969
National Guard, 8 Years

Military Police
Mark Chavez
Mark Chavez
Class of 1994
Air Force, 13 Years

I enlisted in the Air Force as an Aircraft Electrical & Environmental Control Systems (2A6X6) technician in 1995. Seven bases, nearly 13 years, and many countries later, I'm still at it...
Mark Pfeiffer
Mark Pfeiffer
Class of 1975
Navy, 14 Years

Sonar Technician;
Served onboard 3 ships;
Taught Sonar Electronics for 3 years;
Put 2 ships in commission;
Only 1 of the 3 ships I served on is still in commission;
Attained the rate of Chief Sonar Technician;
Selected for Senior Chief Sonar Technician;
Took hardship discharge to care for my 2 children.
Mark Pfeiffer
Mark Pfeiffer
Class of 1975
National Guard, 8 Years

Several years after I got out of the Navy I was given the opportunity to finish my military career and retirement with the Army National Guard. I went from hunting submarines to hunting aircraft. I was a member of a SHORAD (short range air defense) unit.
Mark Pfeiffer
Mark Pfeiffer
Class of 1975
Navy, 14 Years

14 years active US Navy, 8 1/2 years Army National Guard. Attained rate of Chief Petty Officer in 1985, Got out on a hardship to care for my 2 children in 1990. Stationed aboard: USS Buchanan (DDG-14)
http://www.uss-buchanan-ddg14.org/
USS Chandler (DDG-996)
http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/996.htm
and USS Princeton (CG-59)
http://navysite.de/cg/cg59.html
I also taught AN/SQS-53 Sonar Maintenance at Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Base in San Diego for 3 years.
While in the Army Guard, I was assigned with Alpha Battery, 4th Battalion, 200th Air Defense Artillery (A-Bty, 4th Bn, 200th ADA) in Raton, NM. My assigned duties were as a Chaparral team member, an Avenger Team Leader, and Tactical Operations Center (TOC) Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC). I retired prior to the unit's conversion to a medium tansportation unit. I was on active duty following 9/11, and held down a rally point in Clayton, NM and a rally point in Raton, NM.
Mark Pfeiffer
Mark Pfeiffer
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

14 years active US Navy, got out on a humanitarian/hardship discharge to care for my two children. Served on 3 ships (Buchanan DDG-14, Chandler DDG-996, and Princeton CG-59), only one of which is still in commission. Taught Sonar Electronics for 3 years and attained the Rate of Chief Petty Officer.

New Mexico National Guard gave me the opportunity to finish my time for retirement. I served 8 1/2 hears with the guard, assigned to a short range air defense unit. I was one of the many who was activated post 9/11 for security duty. My son, Steven, and daughter, Beth, both followed my footsteps. Beth only did one hitch but Steven is a lifer, like me.
Marty Durkin
Marty Durkin
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

E-5 Electrician aboard USS Kansas City (AOR-3). Completed 2 West PAC's, visited Australia and Tasmania during Kangaroo II, Saigon evacuation support in 4/75.
Michael Day
Michael Day
Class of 1974
Army, 10 Years

US Army 2nd Ranger Battalions 10/75 - 10/79
Ft. Campbell Kentucky 11/79 - 11/81
Wiesbaden Germany 11/81-06/84
US Army 3rd Ranger Bn. 06/84 - 12/85
Michael Day
Michael Day
Class of 1974
Army, 10 Years

2nd Ranger Bn. 10/75 - 10/79
Ft. Campbell Ky. 10/79 - 11/81
Wiesbaden Germany 11/81 - 6/84
3rd Ranger Bn 11/84 - 12/85
Patrick L. Childers
Patrick L. Childers
Class of 1951
Navy, 20+ Years

Korea, China Service, Vietnam. Retired as LIC (Chief Lithographer)
Reeves Eskey
Reeves Eskey
Class of 1993
Army, 3 Years

14sy2 - Avenger Crewmember C 1/4 ADA
Richard A. Rice
Richard A. Rice
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

22 year with the Seebees,
Richard Aaron Rice
Richard Aaron Rice
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

In the Seabees for 22.5 years. Retired in 1991
Richard Wright
Richard Wright
Class of 1955
Air Force, 11 Years

Aviation cadet 1957-59. Flew numerous fighter, interceptor and reconnaissance aircraft from the F-86 to the F-4. Served as reconnaissance staff officer at 17th Air Force, Ramstein, Germany and T-33 instructor and flight examiner for Air Defense Command at Colo Springs. All intentions for a full career, but had to take a hardship discharge in 1968.
Robert Adams
Robert Adams
Class of 1958
Air Force, 6 Years

Firefighter Carswell Air Force Base

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Lancita Begaye
Class of '97

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