State Quartermaster - Air Force
Jeff Carroll was born in Goldsboro, North Carolina into an Air Force family. He grew up on the move, attending 18 different schools from Florida to England to North Dakota, where he spent his teenage years.
Jeff joined the United States Air Force out of high school as a computer programmer when computers were the size of a room... a very large room. He was assigned to the Air Force Data Systems Design Center at Gunter AFS, Alabama. and, as part of the three-man team, designed and built the Air Force's first-ever PC-based software, starting the move from mainframes to microcomputers. This new software automated the load planning for C-130's, C-141's and C-5's. He flew the first "test" loads built by the software with the 101st Airborne and other units in Central America.
From there he was assigned to the 6903d Electronic Security Group "Skivvy Nine" at Osan Air Base, Korea where he was the Operations Computer Resources Branch Chief as an E-5.
During his nine years in the Air Force, Jeff was awarded three Air Force Commendation Medals and the Korea Defense Service Medal. He was the John Levitow Honor Graduate at the Air University's NCO Leadership School.
Jeff is currently still working designing software in support of national aviation. He has earned VFW All-American and All-State honors as the Commander of Post 2667 Newnan. He earned All-American and All-State honors again as the District 5 Commander. He was Georgia's All-American State Commander 2019-2020 and is the Department's 5th-ever VFW Triple Crown recipient.
Jeff is a Gold Legacy Life member of Post 2667 in Newnan and a Life Member of the VFW National Home for Children. He is a member of the American Legion, AmVets, and the Air Force Sergeants Association.
Jeff and his wife Lisa reside in Newnan and have three adult children: Angela, Madison & Dillon