Mike graduated with Honors from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 2013 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Engineer Branch of the U.S. Army. He served as a Platoon Leader and Company Executive Officer in Fort Carson, CO. Mike also completed the Engineer Captain Career Course, Sapper Leader Course, Ranger School, and earned his Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Missouri Science and Technology. He is currently stationed at Fort Polk, LA where he serves as a Rifle Company Commander in 10th Mountain Division.