“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.”
Kyle is an 11 year US Army Military Police Officer serving 10 years on active duty and 1 year with the Illinois Army National Guard. Kyle was assigned to the 1st Military Police Company, 1st Infantry Division in Wurzburg, Germany Where he deployed to Kosovo and Iraq. Shortly after he served two years at Ft Leonard Wood, MO D Company 787th MP BN as a Drill sergeant. Once done with Drill Sergeant duty, Kyle was assigned to 2nd Brigade Special Troops BN, 4th Infantry Division Ft Carson, CO and served his second deployment to Iraq as a Squad Leader and was then assigned as the Ft. Carson Special Reaction Team NCOIC. He was discharged honorably. Kyle has been training, studying and competing countrywide in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2013 and continues to learn and push new boundaries. He loves culture, art, science and tries to apply them in every-day life. He currently works at Nationwide Children's Hospital and has found a deeper meaning in his career path by using core military principles.