Our Cadre

Lieutenant Colonel Greg Jeong

Lieutenant Colonel Greg Jeong is currently the Recruiting Flight Commander and Education Officer, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 009, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. He also serves as a faculty member at Yale University as Lecturer of Aerospace Studies. Lt Col Jeong received his commission through the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Texas at Austin and he holds a Master of Science degree in Operations Research from the Air Force Institute of Technology. Before his arrival to Detachment 009, he was a Strategy Planner at the 603d Air Operations Center at Ramstein AB in Germany.

Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Gartland

Lieutenant Colonel Gartland serves as Operations Officer and Lecturer of Aerospace Studies, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps Detachment 009, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. Prior to his assignment at Yale, Lieutenant Colonel served 14 years as an Air Force Civil Engineer Officer. Most recently he was the Operations Flight Commander at the 27th Special Operations Civil Engineer Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base, NM.

Lieutenant Colonel Gartland commissioned in 2008 after graduating the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering. He holds Master of Science degrees in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management from Texas Tech University and the Air Force Institute of Technology. Lieutenant Colonel Gartland is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Kansas.

Technical Sergeant Christopher C. Goad

Technical Sergeant Christopher C. Goad is the Noncommissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Personnel and Reserved Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Training Instructor at the AFROTC Detachment 009, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. As the NCOIC of Personnel, and ROTC Training Instructor, he serves as the detachment’s Key Enlisted Leader and primary enlisted advisor to the detachment commander on cadet academics, professional development programs, military training, and discipline. He assists in educating cadets on AFROTC curriculum, as well as, supporting cadet life cycle management and completes actions for contracting, commissioning, Extended Active Duty, AFROTC Field Training and other events/programs. He is responsible for developing quality leaders for the Air Force and the nation. 

Technical Sergeant Goad began his career as a Career Enlisted Aviator (CEA) flying in numerous career fields and aircraft including the E-3B/C/G Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), MC-12W Liberty, and the KC-10A Extender. During his career Sergeant Goad has held numerous flight instructor and examiner qualifications and has accumulated more than 4,700 flight hours, including more than 2,500 in combat. Sergeant Goad has held a variety NCOIC positions for various squadron and wing offices. He most recently deployed to Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom in support of Operation Allies Refuge, where he took part in the largest non-combatant airlift evacuation in United States history.

Technical Sergeant Danielle Ross

Technical Sergeant Danielle Ross is the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of Administration for Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Detachment 009 at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. She manages all administrative actions and procedures in support of assigned cadre and cadets at Detachment 009, to include tuition, subsistence, fees, government purchases, and textbook funds. Technical Sergeant Ross executes programs covering the entire life cycle of cadets from military enlistments, medical evaluations, physical training, categorization, and commissioning. She is responsible for developing quality leaders for the Air Force and the nation.

Technical Sergeant Ross began her career as an Administrative Apprentice at the 93d Intelligence Squadron with duty at the 543d Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group at Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas, providing administrative support to over 800 personnel. She then served a one-year unaccompanied remote tour in Clear, Alaska as the Commander’s Executive Assistant for the dual-hatted Clear Space Force Base and 13th Space Warning Squadron Commander. Before coming to the Detachment, she was the NCOIC at the 365th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group and the 547th Intelligence Squadron, where she deployed to Saudi Arabia in support of Operations INHERENT RESOLVE and SPARTAN SHIELD.

Ms. Tricia Neely

Ms. Tricia Neely serves as Administrative Coordinator, Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC Detachment 009 at Yale University. She serves as the liaison between the active-duty Air Force Cadre and Yale University, as well as the seven Crosstown Universities affiliated with Det 009. She also manages university funds, office management, and military events on the Yale campus. Ms. Neely has been with the detachment since its return to Yale’s campus in February 2012.