Born in Stamford and raised in Bethel, CT, Josh joined the Army right out of high school in the summer of 2001, joining the 10th Mountain Division. Josh served two overseas deployments, one each in Afghanistan and Iraq, supporting combat operations by providing short and long range communication capabilities in forward operating bases during both deployments. After a 15-month stop-loss, Josh separated from Active Duty in 2006, joining the CT National Guard as a member of the 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment in New Haven, serving 2 years training soldiers for combat deployments. Since separation from the National Guard in 2008, Josh has been living in Waterbury, CT with his wife and 2 daughters. Josh graduated from Post University in 2015 with a BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Management.