Our veteran ambassadors are veterans, just like you, who have made the transition to the civilian world. This group is for all active Undergraduate Admissions Ambassadors.
After eight and half years as a Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman, Anthony separated from the Navy to pursue his career goal of becoming a Medical Doctor. Less than one month after separating from the Navy, Anthony was accepted to Columbia University. Anthony’s Navy career consisted of two and half years of training with the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps. Upon earning the title of Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman, Anthony was sent to 3D Reconnaissance Battalion in Okinawa, Japan. Anthony deployed with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and several multinational contingency operations. In 2011, Anthony deployed to Upper Sangin Valley, Helmand Province, Afghanistan as a Company Leading Petty Officer and Platoon Corpsman. After returning home from deployment Anthony was given orders to be a High-Risk Instructor with the Marine Corps Combatant Diver Course and Diving Medicine for Medical Personnel Course. Anthony has attended several military schools and received several awards. He is most proud of earning a Navy Commendation Medal w/ Valor, Joint Service Achievement Medal, and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.
Jarett grew up in New Rochelle, NY and graduated with Merit from the US Naval Academy in 2004 with a B.S. in History. Jarett then served as a CH-53E Pilot, Weapons and Tactics Instructor, and Air Mission Commander with HMH-464 while based in New River, North Carolina. He completed a total of four combat deployments to areas including: Afghanistan, the Horn of Africa, and many locations throughout Africa and the Middle-East. After serving for six years in the Fleet Marine Force, Jarett completed a two-year tour in Patuxent River, MD and led acquisitions teams for a web-based mission planning system and CH-53 training systems. Jarett enjoys spending time with his wife Cailin and his three children, Arianna, Devon, and Max. He is planning on pursuing a career in general management or management consulting after graduating from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in 2017.
Alexei is a Senior at Stanford pursuing a BS in Computer Science with an emphasis on Artificial Intelligence. Originally from Ecuador, he served four and a half years in the US Marine Corps as an 0351-Infantry Assaultman with 1st Battalion 1st Marines, Bravo Company working his way from SMAW gunner to a rifleman Squad Leader. Alexei did three deployments: aboard the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Afghanistan, and Yemen. Alexei is the recipient of two Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and the Combat Action Ribbon.
Michael is a Senior at Stanford pursuing a BS in Science, Technology, & Society. He is the past president and founder of the Stanford Undergraduate Veterans Association (SUVA), as well as a member of the South Carolina Air National Guard, having spent the past five years as a crew chief on F-16’s. He looks forward to sharing his knowledge of the transfer process having formerly helped guide veterans to undergraduate admission at Yale, Columbia, Penn, Dartmouth, Amherst, and Williams.
A thirteen year infantry veteran of the United States Marine Corps, David’s service included deployments to Guantanamo Bay Naval Station’s Rifle Security Company, to Iraq for combat operations in 2004/2005, and as the senior Infantry adviser on a NATO training team to the Afghan National Civil Order Police. He was accepted to Columbia University after returning from Afghanistan and completed his BA in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, in 2015. David continues to maintain a strong interest in foreign affairs and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Foreign Service, concentrating on Global Politics and Security, at Georgetown University. He has been a Presidential Fellow with the Center for Study of the Presidency and Congress and will be interning at the State Department in 2016.