I grew up in small town america. I graduated high school in 1980 and went to college for a year. In 1981 I got married to the love of my life (Chris). In 1985 I enlisted in the U.S. Army. I was stationed in Korea 2 times, Berlin Germany, Iraq, Fort Leonard Wood, MO, and Fort Sill, OK 2 times. I retired fromt he army after a little over 20 years of service.