Alex graduated from Lehigh University in 2009 with a B.S. in astrophysics. He served ten years as an Army officer; first in the infantry at Ft Lewis, WA, then as a Special Forces officer in 5th Special Forces Group. His overseas deployments include Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Alex is currently a student at MIT pursuing an MBA and a masters in aeronautics and astronautics as part of the LGO program.