Name: Jeffrey Jacobson
Classroom Number: N-101
Subject(s): USAF JROTC
The guiding focus and mission of the United States Air Force JROTC program is to "Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community”. The objectives of JROTC are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship, promote community service, instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline, and provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. The AFJROTC program is grounded in the Air Force core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The curriculum emphasizes the Air Force heritage and traditions, the development of flight, applied flight sciences, military aerospace policies, and space exploration.
Senior Master Sergeant (Retired) Jeffrey Jacobson is a Bay Area native, born in Vallejo and raised in Napa, he graduated from Napa High School in 1984 and enlisted in the United States Air Force three months after graduation. SMSgt Jacobson graduated from Minot State University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice and in 2003, he earned a Master of Arts Degree in Education from Central Michigan University.
SMSgt Jacobson spent the majority of his 27 years of active duty service in Security Forces "AKA" Military Police Officer and as the First Sergeant in aircraft maintenance and operations squadrons. He has been deployed twice for combat operations in Iraq and for one combat tour of duty in Afghanistan. His final assignment was First Sergeant, 48th Security Forces Squadron, RAF Lakenheath and he retired from active duty in July 2011. SMSgt Jacobson worked for the United States Army as a Test Control Officer after leaving active duty and in June of 2014 he joined the staff at Heritage High School as the first Aerospace Science Instructor for the newly formed USAF JROTC unit CA-20144.