John commissioned as an Infantry Second Lieutenant in 2007 after graduating from James Madison University with a degree in Business Administration. He served in the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team deploying twice to Afghanistan. In 2011, he transitioned to Military Intelligence and was assigned to 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) where he deployed to the Philippines. In the spring of 2016, John completed his MBA at Saint Martin’s University. Currently, John is pursuing a Master of Science degree at Columbia University.