Commerce City, Colorado

Veterans 1950s

ACHS 1950
William Thomas Holton, Marines:
He was a Sargent in Korea from 1952 to 1955. He attended the Navy Electronics School.

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ACHS 1956
Don Basham, Air Force: Served in the United States Air Force, Airman 2AGR
Paul Patrick, Navy: Bibeau US Navy 25 years, E-7 Chief Petty Officer, Flight Engineer (P-3 Aircraft) 5000 hours. Five good conduct medals, National Defense Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal. My Primary work was in US Naval Aviation.
Byron Burkhardt, Navy: US Navy Electrical/Electronic schools, two years college. Retired from the US Submarine Service. 
Charles E. Burkhardt, Navy: 
United States Navy 3 years
Marvin Cain, Air Force: Four years service United States Air Force A/3C. Special Training in Supply
Jim Carbajal, Navy:
United States Navy 10 years EM1
Marvin Carrera, Navy:  
at Submarine Base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii. I retired from the United States Navy in 1976 with 20 years of service. E-7. Special training: Various Naval Tech Schools and Naval Submarine School.
Served aboard various Submarines and two tours of recruiting duty, including one in Denver 1963/1966. 
Larry Cockrel, Army: 
I enlisted in the Army Nov '56, got out Nov. '59, was an aircraft mechanic while in the service.
Alex Gamueda, Army: US Army, 3 years, Specialist 4 Army Schools, Mechanic and Welding 
Chuck Haberkorn, Navy: 
Went into the Navy in 1958. Twenty years. Retired 1977
Jerry Johnson, National Guard: 
Six years National Guard Service - CPL 
Jerry Jones, Navy:
United States Navy four years.
Jack Knight, Marines: 
Sergeant United States Marine Corps. Eight years Reserve service.
John Michel, Navy Reserve: Six years Navy Reserve-Airman 3rd Class 
William Albert Munson, Army: 
Two years service in the United States Army. Rank - Major
Wayne Newberry, Navy: 30 Years of service with U.S. Navy We retired from the Navy in 1975 and I was recalled from retirement for a special project in 1980. We re-retired from the Navy in March 1986 but remained in the Military Training Systems Training and Simulation industry as an engineering support contractor until complete retirement in 2001. I had 3 shipboard assignments (Destroyer, Cruiser and Aircraft Carrier), we lived on Guam and Oahu, had assignments in NJ, OK, FL, Washington DC, San Francisco, and San Diego. I was an electronics repair technician (Radar, Communications and Electronic Warfare Systems) and Instructor, Director of Training for the Electronic Warfare School and the Navy's first Computer Based Individualized Instruction School.  
Awards: Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Six Good Conduct Awards, Navy Unit Citation, Presidential Unit Citation, Vietnam Service, National Defense Navy Expeditionary Medal. 
Eddie Poebla, Marines: 
Four years military service in the United States Marine Corps - PFC
Robert Rensink, Navy: 
Four years service in the United States Navy, 3rd Class EM 
Marvin Schmierer, Army: 
Eight years service in the Army National Guard E5 
Harold Snyder, Navy: Four years service in the United States Navy -EM3

ACHS 1957
Ronald Parsons, Air Force: joined the Air Force as a Computer Officer for three years.
Russell Andrew Watson,  Navy: He Served as an Ensign from 1958 to 1962 on the USS Norton Sound. He passed on 06/04/2011 from pneumonia. Russell Watson was very well known in Commerce City for his Christmas decorations he put up for many years. 

ACHS 1958
Frederick Howard Castle, Navy
: He served in the Navy from 1959 to 1981 as a Chief Petty Officer. He had assignments in the Philippines, Japan, Diego Garcia, Guam, California, Singapore, VA125, HC1, Viet Nam, Glynco GA, Lemoore CA, San Diego CA, Sangley Point, Thailand, and many other locations. He received many honors.
Charles "Larry" Gardner, Army: Retired
Bill Terry, Navy: 33 years in the navy from 1961-1994 as a naval aviator and retired at the rank of Rear Admiral. Tours of duty all over the world. Distinguished Service Medal, Silver Star, Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Others

ACHS 1959
Ronald Haberkorn, Marines: 1959-1963, CPL-E4, Sea-going USS Yorktown, Camp Pendleton, CA, Tank Division.