He left the service with the rank of captain and, among other decorations, a Bronze Star.
He enlisted shortly after graduation and achieved his goal, getting deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan and earning a Bronze Star.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and medals, including the Bronze Star and two Army Achievement Medals.
He served in three wars and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in 2006.
He received the order of the Mejidieh (4th class), the Bronze Star, and the medal with clasp.