Johnathon started his career in the military with the Army Reserve in
2001. He found himself in basic training during that dark day in September when the planes hit the world trade center. After completing his basic and advanced individual training, Johnathon returned home to prepare for a deployment to Kuwait in 2003-2004. While deployed to Kuwait Johnathon took part in several convoy operation missions into Iraq. After completing his first Army reserve enlistment, Johnathon took a full time stateside position with the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) and was deployed to Iraq for a second time in 2009 2010. Once there he was attached to the 3rd Infantry Division Headquarters. In 2012 Johnathon
decided to enter Active duty where he was initially stationed at Fort Carson,
Colorado. While stationed there, Johnathon was deployed once again, this time he spent his deployment
partly in Kuwait and partly in Mazar E Sharif Afghanistan. Service cont’d on next page
COMMAND MECHANICAL GRDuring this deployment, he served honorably as a wheeled vehicle mechanic from 2012 to 2013. Upon completing this deployment Johnathon returned to Colorado where he awaited his next assignment. In 2014 he was tasked with a humanitarian aid mission to Liberia Africa, as part of the team sent to assist with the Ebola epidemic.