Prior to joining the US Patriot Team, I worked with the Exchange and various District and Regional Retail positions. I served 9 years active duty in the US Army achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant in Military Intelligence, primarily with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). I attended DLI for Persian Farsi, SERE School, Jump Master, Strategic Debriefer, and various Interview and Interrogation Schools. I am a member of the VFW, American Legion and volunteer with the USO. I have had several deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, Qatar, Jordan, Kuwait and UAE.