Master Sergeant (Retired) Henry Alvarado

Human Resources Technician

Headshot of Master Sergeant Henry Alvarado

Mr. Henry Alvarado served as a Personnel Specialist for 21 years in the United States Air Force. He retired in 2004 as the Superintendent, Career Enhancement, 92nd Mission Support Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington. He earned an Associate Degree in Human Resources through the Community College of the Air Force.

His assignments include Randolph AFB, Texas; Woensdrecht AB, Netherlands; Nellis AFB, Nevada; Geilenkirchen NATO AB, Germany; Landstuhl, Germany; Vandenberg AFB, California; and Soto Cano AB, Honduras.

He deployed to Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 1990/1991 and assigned to the 354th Task Force Wing in support of two A-10 Squadrons. The 354th was one of the first USAF units deployed to the Persian Gulf.

Since retiring from active duty, Mr. Alvarado has been the Human Resources Technician and Enrollment Eligibility Officer for Gonzaga and Whitworth Universities.



  • Community College of the Air Force, AAS in Human Resources


Mr. Alvarado manages the Bulldog Battalion’s Human Resources. As the HRA, he is responsible for the admin paperwork for the US Army and Cadet Command, as well as verification's, data entry, and travel for Cadets.