Sam is a 2010 graduate of the United States Military Academy where he received a B.S. in Economics and commissioned in the Infantry. Sam’s first assignment was with the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, New York where he served as a Rifle Platoon Leader, Rifle Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Assistant Operations Officer. Sam deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After the Maneuver Captain’s Career Course, Sam was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia. As a Rifle Company Commander, Sam deployed to Africa and Europe in support of Regionally Allocated Forces (RAF) missions. Sam will be pursuing his MBA at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business as a member of the class of 2019.