Christian graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 2013 where he majored in history and political science. After graduating from The Basic School and Field Artillery Basic Officer Leader Course, he reported to 1st Battalion, 12th Marines aboard MCBH Kaneohe Bay, HI. As a lieutenant, he served as a battery and battalion fire direction officer, platoon commander and fire support officer – deploying twice to East Asia. He currently serves at Marine Forces Cyberspace Command as a future defensive cyberspace operations officer. Christian will be separating from active duty this summer and remain in the reserves. He will be starting at MIT Sloan in the fall of 2019. In his spare time, Christian enjoys spending family time with his wife and daughter, keelboat racing, hiking and beer.