JROTC Staff

Name: SFC Jerry Mendez

Position: JROTC Instructor

Phone Number: (575) 624-8122

Email:mendez@nmmi.edu

SFC Jerry Mendez, is a Retired United State Army Sergeant First Class instructor in the JROTC department where he teaches the Leadership Education Training (LET) I Classes.  SFC Mendez served 26 and a half years in the Army National Guard.  He has four years of active duty activation, with one deployment overseas.

Graduated from ENMU-Roswell in May of 1997, with an AA in University Studies with an emphasis in Education.  Graduated May 2006, with a BA in University Studies from ENMU-Portales, with the emphasis in Social Studies and a Minor in Bilingual Education.  Background in Military he worked as a First Line Supervisor, Platoon Sgt., Mechanic, Heavy Wheeled Operator, Security Police and gathered intelligence for National Security from a foreign country.

“I was born in Mexico, December 4, 1968; my family came across when I was five.  I am the only one out of seven children to graduate high school and attend college, and join the military.  I became a Citizen in September of 2006.  Retired from the Military May 7, 2017, at the rank of SFC.  I am married to my best friend Victoria we have seven children that we love and adore, we have seven grandchildren that we love and adore.

Name: Faith Behanna

Position: Administrative Assistant

Phone Number: (575) 624-8125

Email: jradmin@nmmi.edu

Name: CSM Ronald Fabec

Position: JROTC Instructor

Phone Number: (575) 624-8119

Email: fabec@nmmi.edu

Command Sergeant Major (Retired) Fabec is an Instructor in the JROTC Department where he teaches LET II classes. He has been with the New Mexico Military Institute for seven years. CSM Fabec holds a Masters of Education M.Ed, a Bachelor of Fine Arts BFA, and a State of New Mexico Teaching License. He is a native of Euclid, Ohio.

Name: CSM Sammy Marquez

Position: JROTC Instructor

Phone Number: (575) 624-8121

Email: smarquez@nmmi.edu

CSM Marquez, is a Retired United State Army Command Sergeant Major instructor in the JROTC department where he teaches the Leadership Education Training (LET) I Classes.  CSM Marquez, is a native from Roswell, NM.

Name: CSM Richard England

Position: JROTC Instructor

Phone Number: (575) 624-8126

Email: england@nmmi.edu

Sergeant Major (Retired) England is an Instructor in the JROTC Department where he teaches LET III classes.  He has served the cadets of New Mexico Military Institute for four years.

SGM England has a Master of Science Degree in Leadership, as well as, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music. He served in the US Army (Active and Reserve Components) as a Bandsman, Engineer, and Religious Affairs NCO, for over 34 years.  SGM England and his wife, Sandra, have been married for 38 years. They have four adult children and twelve grandchildren.