Dustin completed Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training as a Combat Engineer in 2003 at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Dustin deployed to Iraq in 2004-2005 while stationed with the Big Red One in Germany. Dustin concluded his service with the US Army as a Sergeant(E-5) in 2006 to attend College at UW Stevens Point.
After graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor's Degree, Dustin found employment with the Social Security Administration. As of this time, Dustin has served his Country working for the Federal Government a total of 7.5 years.