Jeff Bacon

Co-Founder & Board Chair

Jeff Bacon is a retired Naval Officer with 26 years of service and has drawn military cartoons for well over two decades. He has organized visits to active duty and military hospitals by the nation’s leading cartoonists to give back to those who have served and sacrificed on our behalf, and works with the USO on overseas trips to show support for the troops. He was named a Distinguished Alumnus by the Naval Postgraduate School, and presented with the Silver T-Square award from the National Cartoonists Society for his Support the Troops initiative. Over the years he has seen first-hand the quality and motivation of our wounded warriors, and his deeply rooted service ethos led him to Co-Found the Wyakin Foundation in 2010. He lives in Garden City, Idaho with his wife Rebecca and daughter Nicholle.