Served in the US Army for four years as a Combat Medic. Achieved the rank of Sergeant E-5 in two and a half years, and was a squad leader, in charge of five soldiers. Deployed to Iraq from October 2008 – October 2009 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Ran over 300 combat missions in and around Baghdad during that time, and was responsible for the wellbeing of 24 US Army soldiers. Attended the US Army Airborne School and completed 20 parachute jumps. Awarded multiple medals including: Airborne Wings, Combat Medic Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Global War on Terror Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal and others. Was honorably discharged on October 24th, 2010.