Cerro Coso Community College

Virtual Wall of Courage

 

The Wall of Courage is a tribute to honor all those who serve or have served in the United States military.

Thank you for taking the time out of your day to celebrate our veteran students, alumni, and staff!

 

Select the name of the Veteran to view their military service details.

 

Mario Anzaldo

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

2015-Present

Dates of Service

 

Specialist (SPC)

Highest Rank

 

94A

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Former Student/Alumni

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Mario Anzaldo

Neal Barry

U.S. Navy

Branch of Service

 

1975-1985

Dates of Service

 

E-7 DMC

Highest Rank

 

Illustrator Draftsman

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Former Student/Alumni

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Neal Barry

Nate Bergevin

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

2005-2013

Dates of Service

 

SGT

Highest Rank

 

25U-1K Signal Systems Support Specialist

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Nate Bergevin

Jimmy Brantley

U.S. Navy

Branch of Service

 

1977-1990

Dates of Service

 

E-6

Highest Rank

 

AO1: Aviation Ordnanceman

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Jimmy Brantley

Aaron Burton Connelly

U.S. Airforce/U.S. Navy

Branch of Service

 

1942-1945/1947-1963

Dates of Service

 

Tech Sergeant/ Chief Petty Officer

Highest Rank

 

Supply/SK1

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Family of Staff Member

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Aaron Burton Connelly

Lisa "Danielle" Cooper

U.S. Marine Corps

Branch of Service

 

2010-2019

Dates of Service

 

Sergeant

Highest Rank

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Lisa

John Daly

U.S. Air Force

Branch of Service

 

1979-1992

Dates of Service

 

E-5

Highest Rank

 

Civil Engineering

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Staff

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo John Daly

Todd Dearmore

U.S Army

Branch of Service

 

1994-2002

Dates of Service

 

Corporal

Highest Rank

 

11B Infantry

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Staff

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Todd Dearmore

Stephen Dorrell

U.S Army

Branch of Service

 

2013-2021

Dates of Service

 

Specialist

Highest Rank

 

Infantry

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Former Student/Alumni

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Stephen Dorrell

Elliot Duff

U.S Navy

Branch of Service

 

1986-1994

Dates of Service

 

E-6

Highest Rank

 

Master of Arms

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Former Student/Alumni

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Elliot Duff

Omar Grajeda

U.S. Marine Corps

Branch of Service

 

2013-2018

Dates of Service

 

Corporal

Highest Rank

 

6257 Aircraft Mechanic

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Omar Grajeda

Alfonso Guzman

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

2001-2007

Dates of Service

 

Corporal

Highest Rank

 

Tanker

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Staff

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Alfonso Guzman

Thomas Hofstetter

U.S. Navy

Branch of Service

 

2013-2018

Dates of Service

 

E-5

Highest Rank

 

Aviation Ordnance

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Thomas Hofstetter

Jeffrey Jessen

U.S. Air Force

Branch of Service

 

1984-1992

Dates of Service

 

Captain: O-3

Highest Rank

 

Flight Test Engineer

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Faculty

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Jeffrey Jessen

Ryan Khamkongsay

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

1998-2006

Dates of Service

 

Sergeant E-5/Officer Candidate

Highest Rank

 

13F Field Artillery/71L Admin/ Quartermaster

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Staff

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Ryan Khamkongsay

Kenneth Kawelmacher

U.S. Navy/U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

2002-2007/2007-2012

Dates of Service

 

E4/E4

Highest Rank

 

AME3/15U

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Kenneth Kawelmacher

Herman Kollmeyer

U.S. Navy

Branch of Service

 

1941-1946

Dates of Service

 

E-2

Highest Rank

 

TM3

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Family of Staff Member

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Herman Kollmeyer

Anthony Marcum

U.S. Marine Corps

Branch of Service

 

2005-2013

Dates of Service

 

Sergeant

Highest Rank

 

Infantry

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Staff

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Anthony Marcum

Eric Olmos

U.S. Navy

Branch of Service

 

1998-2020

Dates of Service

 

E-6

Highest Rank

 

Airframes

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Family of Staff Member

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Eric Olmos

Cody Pauxtis

U.S. Navy

Branch of Service

 

1999-2020

Dates of Service

 

EOC(SCW/EXW/AW) / Chief Petty Officer

Highest Rank

 

Equipment Operator

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Staff

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Cody Pauxtis

Jacob Rock

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

2015-2018

Dates of Service

 

E-4

Highest Rank

 

91B

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Jacob Rock

Megan Schwerin

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

2015-Present

Dates of Service

 

Sergeant

Highest Rank

 

68C Practical Nursing Specialist

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Family of Staff Member

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Megan Schwerin

Jason Small

U.S. Marine Corps

Branch of Service

 

1991-1995

Dates of Service

 

LCpl

Highest Rank

 

Heavy Equipment Operator

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Family of Staff Member

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Jason Small

Shelly Tannehill

U.S. Air Force

Branch of Service

 

1985-1997

Dates of Service

 

Medic

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Faculty

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Shelly Tannehill

Matthew Wanta

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

1987-1995

Dates of Service

 

SGT(P)

Highest Rank

 

AH64

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Faculty

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Matthew Wanta

Ludvin Vallejos

U.S. Army

Branch of Service

 

1999-2005

Dates of Service

 

E-4 Specialist

Highest Rank

 

11M

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Student

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Ludvin Vallejos

Angela Wilson

U.S. Air Force

Branch of Service

 

1986-1990

Dates of Service

 

E-4

Highest Rank

 

Computer Operator

Military Occupational Specialty

 

Former Student/Alumni

Cerro Coso Affiliation

 

Photo Angela Wilson