Department Chair/Sr Aerospace Science Instructor

LtCol Gary Jones


LtCol Jones is the Aerospace Science Department Chair and Senior Aerospace Science Instructor at Chandler High School.
Col Jones enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1966 and attained the rank of Sergeant while serving with security forces.  He served two tours of combat duty in Vietnam and received an honorable discharge in 1971.
After receiving his commission through Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps as a Distinguished Graduate, Arizona State University in 1978, he entered active duty and served in a variety of roles during the 24 years he was an active duty officer.

He started the AFJROTC Unit at Chandler High in 2002 and has twice been recognized as the AFJROTC Instructor of the Year.


Commandant of Cadets

MSgt Scott Goodson


MSgt Goodson is the Commandant of Cadets and Aerospace Science Instructor at Chandler High School,
MSgt Goodson enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1986 and retired in 2011 after a distinguished 25-year career on active duty. He served in a variety of domestic and overseas Air Combat Crew and Command Post Controller assignments during his career.
Among his many assignments, MSgt Goodson took part in both Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
He joined the AFJROTC Unit at Chandler High upon his retirement in 2011 and has was quickly recognized as the AFJROTC Instructor of the Year in 2013,




Cadet Leadership

Corps Commander: Cadet LtCol Justin Applegate

Deputy Corps Commander: Cadet Major Issac Parra
Honor Guard Commander: Cadet LtCol Griffin Kannberg

Deputy Honor Guard Commander: Cadet Major Victor Fernandez

Corps First Sergeant: Cadet Master Sergeant Andruw Willers

Corps Executive Officer: Cadet Capt Anissa Sandoval

Corp Honor Guard Executive Officer: Cadet Capt Armando Ellis