Michael E. Naylon, Executive Director

Mr. Naylon is a retired US Army Reserve Colonel with 30 years of commissioned service, 15+ years of which were on full time active duty. Following assignments at Headquarters, Department of the Army and US Southern Command (Panama) during Operation Just Cause, he spent his last 4+ years of active duty with The Joint Staff in the J-3 Operations Directorate, where he was a JCS Crisis Action Team Chief in the National Military Command Center during Desert Storm/Desert Shield as well as the Haiti and Rwanda crises. He left active duty in 1995, joined the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, and then served briefly as National Executive Director of the American Veterans of WWII, Korea and Vietnam (AMVETS). Mr. Naylon is a graduate of John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio. He holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from Marymount University, Arlington, VA and is a graduate of the US Army War College. Mr. Naylon has been married to Beverly Marzano for 34 years. They have two daughters, Colleen Burgos and Michelle Faber, and one grandchild.