MAJ (RETIRED) SCOTT LYNCH
MAJ Scott Lynch retired from the United States Army on the 1st of February 2010 after 22 years of active service. MAJ Lynch holds a BS in Criminal Justice from Columbus State University, Columbus GA and is currently pursuing a MS in Education from Colorado State University. During his 22 years of service MAJ Lynch served in various positions in the Airborne and Mechanized Infantry. He participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm in 1990-1991 and Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005-2006. His awards and decorations include the Ranger Tab, the Combat Infantryman’s Badge (2nd Award), the Expert Infantry Badge, the Master Parachutist’s Badge, the Pathfinder Badge, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Meritorious Service Medal (3rd Award). Scott is from Downingtown, PA and he and his wife Jennifer currently live in Larkspur, CO
SFC (RETIRED) ROBERT HELFRICH
Sergeant Helfrich's objective is to provide our youth with the tools they need to become successful and enable them to realize their full potential. He believes that the curriculum set forth by the JROTC program provides students with the realistic training they need to make better decisions in life. Currently, Sergeant Helfrich has a Bachelors in Business/Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship and a Associates in Human/Social Sciences. Sergeant Helfrich had twenty-one years experience mentoring and counseling countless numbers of soldiers, both professional and personal, in addition to supervising and managing them.Before retiring, he served in Operation Iraqi Freedom from March 2003-April 2004 and earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Sciences from the University of Phoenix. Sergeant retired as an Army Sergeant First Class after 21 years of service. During his term in service he was a wheel and track vehicle mechanic.
SFC (RETIRED) AARON SHEPPARD
Sergeant First Class Sheppard retired Active Army after 21 years and 8 months. He has been the JROTC Army Instructor since August 2011 at Lincoln High School and North High School. Sergeant Sheppard is from Mount Kisco, New York and currently lives with his wife Jocelyn. He has an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts from Dean College and he is working toward a Bachelor's Degree from Metropolitan State University. Sergeant Sheppard attended Dean College, Kansas State University, University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, and American University.