Harrison Florence, a native of Roswell, Georgia, is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. While attending West Point, he competed at the NCAA Division-I level as a member of the Army Golf Team and earned Patriot League Conference Academic Honor Roll distinctions. Majoring in Economics, Harrison earned his Bachelor of Science degree upon graduation, joining the Long Gray Line as a member of the West Point Class of 2014.
Transitioning from cadet to officer, Second Lieutenant Florence’s first duty assignment was learning how to fly an AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter at the U.S Army Aviation Center of Excellence in Fort Rucker, Alabama. Upon completing flight school and earning his “wings,” Harrison served as the Attack Platoon Leader of Bravo Company, 4-2 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade forward deployed at Camp Humphreys in the Korean Theatre of Operations. Currently, Harrison is studying at the Army Aviation Captain’s Career Course, following which, he aspires to take command of an aviation attack company and continue his education at graduate school.