After Josh graduated from high school he attended the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Upon graduating Josh cross-commissioned into the US Army and served as an Infantry officer for five years, where he completed one tour to Iraq as a Platoon Leader. Upon his return, he went to Special Forces Assessment and Selection and was picked up for the Special Forces Qualification Course. After graduating he served two years as the Detachment Commander ODA 0211 as part of 10th Special Forces Group in Colorado Springs. During which he completed two tours in support of Operation Enduring Freedom-Trans Sahel. He and his wife Jayme live in Colorado Springs, where Josh now works for CyberSpace Operations Consulting. Josh is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys rock and ice climbing, hiking, big mountain expeditions, and skiing. Josh has been with VetEx since 2014 and according to Josh, he knew from the very first trip with VetEx that this was a special organization, making a real difference in veteran’s lives.