Dan trained as a Naval Flight Officer in the EA-6B Prowler after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2000. As an officer in the U.S. Navy he served as a mission commander and Prowler Tactics Instructor in Whidbey Island, WA, and an Electronic Warfare training officer in Iraq. While on active duty Dan graduated from Auburn University's MBA program in 2006, and after leaving active duty Dan graduated from the George Mason University School of Law in 2013. He previously clerked for the Circuit Court of Fairfax, Virginia, and is currently a clerk for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Office of Special Masters.
Dan was commissioned in the Infantry after graduating from the U.S. Military Academy in 2004. As an officer in the U.S. Army he served as a platoon leader, executive officer, and company commander at Fort Lewis, WA, Fort Benning, GA, and in Iraq. After leaving active duty, Dan graduated from Vanderbilt University’s JD/MBA program in 2013. He is currently in private practice in New York City.
Conor graduated from The United States Military Academy at West Point in 2009 with a BS in Environmental Engineering, and Majored in Mandarin Chinese. He then entered the U.S. Army where he served as an Officer in the Infantry for five years, deployed for one year to Afghanistan, and attended Ranger School. Conor left the military in 2014, and moved to California with his family to attend law school at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. Conor served two externships with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California, and is currently an associate with the firm of Nixon Peabody, LLP.
Chris graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2007 with a B.S. in International Relations. After graduating from West Point he served as an army engineer officer stationed at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. During active duty he completed a combat deployment in Iraq as a platoon leader and subsequently served as the lead planner for the theater engineer brigade in the Pacific where he focused on updating war plans and coordinating theater security cooperation exercises. After leaving active duty, he received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law with a certificate in National Security Law from the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism. After graduation he served a term as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas and is currently an associate at Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC. He is also a consultant for Water Hands Hope, a non-profit focused on bringing sustainable water and healthcare solutions to the people of Papa New Guinea.
Chris served in the Air Force as a Special Operations Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) with several deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. He is currently a second-year student in Georgetown Law's evening J.D. program and works during the day in DOJ's National Security Division (NSD) as a paralegal. Chris also has an M.P.A. from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in psychology from American Military University.
Chris graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2009 with a B.S. in Political Science with a concentration in International Politics and Law. He commissioned into the Marine Corps and served as a Military Police officer. His initial assignments were in Okinawa, Japan as a Platoon Commander and Executive Officer, deploying numerous times between 2010 and 2012 to Afghanistan, Philippines, Thailand, New Caledonia and others. Chris served as a Company Commander for two years assigned to Weapons Battalion at Parris Island. A most recent distinguished graduate of the Army Captain Career Course, he was also awarded the LTC Orlando Leadership Award. Chris was selected for a Law Education Program (ELP) through the Marine Corps and will pursue his JD at the University of Tennessee College of Law before returning to the Fleet as a Judge Advocate. Additionally, he holds an M.A. in Management and Leadership from Webster University.
Charlie Bell is currently a JD candidate at Georgetown University. Prior to law school, he was a United States Army field artillery officer from 2005 through 2015, most of which he served in the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg. Charlie has deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq. He holds a BA in English from Campbell University and an MBA with distinction from Liberty University.
Cameron graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University in 2008. After graduating, Cameron spent some time backpacking through the Middle East before enlisting in the Army. Cameron served in the Special Operations Community as a Psychological Operations Sergeant for four years, including two combat deployments. After leaving active duty, he received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law and LL.M. in Law and Entrepreneurship from Duke University School of Law. He currently works for Oracle in the North American Commercial Legal Team.
Bryant received a B.S. in Economics and Arabic at the United States Military Academy (USMA) in 2010. He commissioned as an infantry officer and served as a platoon leader in Paktika Province, Afghanistan; executive officer at Fort Stewart, Georgia, and admissions representative at the USMA. Bryant is currently a student at Yale Law School and expects to graduate in 2018.
Aaron graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2007, earning a B.S. in Leadership with Honors and a commission in the Infantry. While assigned to the 3/2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team at Fort Lewis, WA, he served as a Platoon Leader and as a Company Executive Officer. During his subsequent assignment to the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Aaron served as a Special Forces Detachment Commander and as a Company Executive Officer. With nearly nine years on active duty and several overseas deployments, he transitioned into the Army Reserve. Aaron is a Class of 2019 JD/MBA Candidate at the University of Pennsylvania and currently resides with his wife and son.
Adrian was his Class President and Captain of the Track and Field Team at the United States Military Academy, from which he received a B.S. in Economics in 2008 before commissioning into the Field Artillery. He served as a Platoon Leader, Squadron Fire Support Officer, Battalion S3, and Company Commander in 3rd Infantry Division and the 101st Airborne Division. He has deployed to Baghdad, Iraq; Paktika, Khost; and Nangahar, Afghanistan. Adrian will be leaving active duty in the Fall of 2015 and attending Harvard Law School.
Alexander went to high school in Sherman, TX. He also got his undergraduate degree in Political Science there graduating Magna Cum Laude and Student Body President from Austin College. After college, Alexander completed the Teach For America program as a 3rd grade teacher and joined the Air Force Reserve in San Antonio, TX. Enlisting in May 2014, Alexander is currently an Operations Intelligence Analyst with the 433rd Airlift Wing at Lackland AFB and pursuing his JD at the University of Texas School of Law.
Andrew commissioned in the US Army after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008. In his eight years on active duty he held multiple positions with the 82nd Airborne Division and the 75th Ranger Regiment, deploying to Afghanistan five times. He will attend Stanford Law School as a member of the class of 2019.
Andrew is a 2005 USMA graduate and Class of 2018 at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. Andrew currently lives in Chicago and is married with one child. Andrew served as an infantryman in the US Army, and was stationed at Ft. Hood, Ft. Benning, Additionally, Andrew spent four and a half years in Germany and completed three deployments, one to Iraq and two to Afghanistan.
Anya immigrated to the United States as a teenager from the former Soviet Union. After graduating from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois and working in banking, web development and law industries, Anya earned a scholarship to attend The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. She commissioned as a U.S. Air Force judge advocate after law school graduation in 2013 and is stationed at Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Maryland. As Chief of Adverse Actions she advises commanders on a range of discipline issues arising in a population of over 60K active duty, Title 10 Air National Guard and Reserve airmen stationed at JBA and around the world.
Ashley graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2009 with a B.S. in Sociology. She commissioned as a Military Intelligence Officer and was stationed at Joint Base Lewis McChord as a member of 4-2 SBCT. She was deployed to Afghanistan in 2012-2013 as a Female Engagement Team member and Brigade Assistant Intelligence Officer. After leaving active duty in the spring of 2014, Ashley joined Teach for America as a high school mathematics teacher in San Jose, CA. During her time in the classroom, she also completed a Masters of Education in Policy and Administration from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Ashley is a J.D. Candidate at Georgetown University Law Center and a member of the GULC Global Law Scholars Program. Ashley is a 2016 Pat Tillman Foundation Scholar.
Originally from New Jersey (you've probably heard of it, its kind of a big deal), Ben enlisted in the United States Marine Corps Reserves in 2006 and served as Mortarman, eventually reaching the rank of Sergeant. Over the next 8 years, he completed a tour in Iraq, volunteered as a public defender's investigator in Washington, D.C., deployed to Italy and Uganda in support of Operation Enduring Freedom-Africa, and earned a Bachelors of Art in History-Political Science from Rutgers University. In 2015, Ben received his J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law. He currently works at a Manhattan firm where he specializes in employee benefits, executive compensation, and taxation.
Ben graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2009 with a B.S. in International Relations. After graduating, he commissioned as an intelligence officer. Ben was deployed to Afghanistan twice—once with the 10th Mountain Division and again augmenting a special operations unit. Ben is currently a student at Stanford Law School and expects to graduate in 2018. In 2016, he worked as a legal intern in the National Security Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. In 2017, he worked as a summer associate at Covington & Burling LLP in Washington, D.C. Ben's writing has been published in The New York Times, The Guardian, Politico, Newsweek, USA Today, CNN, Just Security, and Lawfare.
Bonifacio immigrated to America from the Philippines at the age of five. While a senior in high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps. He eventually earned the rank of Corporal and served at Camp Pendleton, CA and Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. After being honorably discharged in 2012, he attended community college and subsequently transferred to the University of California, Berkeley, where he majored in political science and graduated with highest honors. Bonifacio will be attending Berkeley Law School as a part of the Class of 2020.