Dave served in the Air Force for 9 years as a navigator and combat systems officer on the RC-135 RIVET JOINT and was stationed at Offutt AFB in Nebraska. He deployed 7 times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and reconnaissance operations in the Horn of Africa. He separated in September 2014 as a Captain. Dave attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and studied Environmental Biology and Biochemistry. Following his time in the Air Force he attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and earned a Master of Science in Project Management. Dave is currently working on his Project Management Professional certificate and will begin working on A+/S+/CompTIA IT certifications in December to position and market myself as an IT Project Manager in the Colorado Springs/Denver area.
Liz graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2007 with a B.S. in Political Science. She received her commission as a Second Lieutenant in the aviation branch, and attended flight school at Fort Rucker, Alabama, qualifying as an AH-64D Apache Pilot. Liz deployed twice to Afghanistan: in 2009 with 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade as a Platoon Leader, and again in 2013 as a Company Commander with the 101st Airborne Division. Following graduation from Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, she will continue to serve the Army as an American Politics, Policy, and Strategy instructor in West Point’s Department of Social Sciences.