Enlisted in the U.S. Army in August 1997. Received Basic Training and Military Police Advanced Individual Training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. Initially assigned to HHC, U.S. Army Garrison, Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. Transferred to HQ Intelligence and Security Command, MP Platoon at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Later assigned to US Army NATO in Izmir, Turkey with the US Army Element. Deployed to Kosovo in support of Operation Joint Guardian. Appointed Post Service Officer in 2018.