Kyle graduated from West Point in 2005 with a BS in International Relations, concentrating on terrorism studies. A four-year member of the USMA SCUBA Team, he commissioned as an Infantry Officer. Kyle served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer and Battalion Air Operations Officer and deployed to the Philippines. Selected for Special Forces in 2008, Kyle served five years in the 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) in positions ranging from Detachment Commander to the Group Assistant Operations Officer. Kyle is a member of the MBA class of 2017 at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.