Colonel Jeffrey L. Gaylord was appointed as the Senior Army Instructor for Northeast High School in August 2016. He serves as the JROTC Department Chairman while coaching the Raider, JLAB, and Marksmanship teams. Colonel Gaylord was commissioned through the ROTC program in the United States Army in 1986 from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. He has served in a wide variety of assignments from platoon level up thru staff positions at the Department of Defense. Colonel Gaylord's education includes Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Virginia, Master of Arts in Administration from Central Michigan University,and Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College.