Bill was a C-17 Loadmaster in the United States Air Force from 2006-2010. His time in the Air Force brought him to nearly 40 countries and a deployment to Iraq. After separation in 2010, he went back to school to earn his Petroleum Engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines. While in school, he served on the Veterans Advisory Council which gave important feedback about the veterans program to school administrators and professors. Bill is currently working as a production engineer in Wyoming and is beginning a masters degree in Computer Science with a focus on Machine Learning.