Jamaica Defence Force

Brigade Commander, Support Brigade

Colonel M A Lloyd

Colonel (Col) Markland A Lloyd, born in March 1973, is from St Ann, Jamaica . The fifth of eight children, he enlisted the Jamaica Defence Force in 1996. He successfully completed the Commissioning Course at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1997, where he was awarded the Brunei Medal for participation in extracurricular activities.

Over his career, Col Lloyd has held numerous appointments to include SO2 J4 (Acquisitions and Disposals), Commanding Officer, 1 Engineer Regiment (JDF) and SO1 J2/J3. He participated in multiple projects to include Lift Up Jamaica (a GOJ employment/construction programme) and Relocation 2000.

He attended the University of Technology and was awarded a Bachelor’s of Science in Construction Engineering Management. He also completed the Naval Command Course at the US Naval War College where he was awarded a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies.

Col Lloyd is a recipient of the General Service Medal.