Bailey graduated from the US Naval Academy in 2012 with a B.S. in Naval Architecture and service selected Marine Corps Ground. An infantry officer by trade, he initially served with 1st Battalion, 7th Marines in Twentynine Palms, California. Bailey did his first deployment to Afghanistan as a platoon commander with Suicide Charley. His second deployment was with the Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command as Suicide Charley’s company executive officer. Bailey will be pursuing his MBA at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler class of 2019.