Nate Arnold graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 2013 with a degree in Applied Mathematics. After graduation, he completed nuclear propulsion training before reporting to the USS Columbia, a fast-attack submarine stationed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. During three years aboard Columbia, Nate qualified in submarine warfare and completed two Western Pacific deployments. He then served for two years as an NROTC instructor at the University of Rochester before transitioning to a career in medicine. Nate is currently pursuing a Doctor of Medicine degree at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as a member of the class of 2025.