MSG Erich Martin has been a Green Beret since 2004. He is married to Julie Martin, and shares 6 children with her. He is currently serving his last year in the US Army before he plans to retire in July 2019. He has deployed over 10 times with 10th SFG(A) in OEF, OIF, SOCAF and SOCEUR areas of responsibility. On top of the Special Forces Qualification Course, he has graduated the Ranger, USASOC Static Line Jumpmaster, Advanced Special Operations Techniques Course (LVL III), among others. He is finishing up his Bachelor’s Degree through Norwich University’s Strategic Studies and Defense Analysis (SSDA) Program, and is applying for a Master’s in Business Administration for the fall of 2018. He works as a Certified Project Trainer (CPT) for the Institute of Project Management to facilitate future project managers globally.