Rob serviced 20 years in the US Army, in various positions from Infantry Squad leader to Special Forces Intelligence Sergeant. During those 20 years, Rob deployed to several countries throughout the Middle East to assist US Allies and US policies. During the Global War on Terrorism, Rob completed three combat tours to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. Since retirement from the Army, he has held service different positions within the Department of Defense contracting world focusing on security and increasing survivability. As a Field Service Representative, Rob trained and assisted Service Members on the use of technology. Then as a member of the Threat Vulnerability Advisory Mission, he advised US and NATO personnel in Afghanistan on threat reduction measures for military bases across the country. The last few years, Rob has been working in the military training area, mentoring the future leaders of the Special Operations Community, focusing on lessons learned, targeting and operations intel cycle. During the time since retirement, Rob has completed Certified Project Director course, OSHA 30 Hour Safety Course, and the Tennessee State Armed Guard License Course.