Brandon commissioned into the Air Force by way of R.O.T.C. out of George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He spent the first two years of service undergoing the Special Tactics Officer Training pipeline at Hurlburt Field, FL. Upon graduation from training in 2015, Brandon assumed command of a troop of combat controllers, tactical air control party members, and special reconnaissance airmen at the 21st Special Tactics Squadron. Brandon did two tours to Africa and promoted to Assistant Director of Operations prior to being medically discharged. Brandon has his Masters in Strategic Studies from Norwich University and is currently attending The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.