Auston Marineau grew up in Saugatuck, Michigan and graduated from Indiana University with a B.A. in History in 2014. He attended Officer Candidate School and received a commission in the U.S. Army in 2015. He completed training as an Infantry officer in 2016 and was assigned to 3d Cavalry Regiment out of Fort Hood, Texas. He is now serving as a Platoon Leader getting ready to deploy to Afghanistan.