Scott was in the Recruiter’s Office on September 13th of 2001. Scott service four years active duty as a Tank Gunner and then four years as a Mechanic with the National Guard. In 2002, he was deployed to Kosovo, followed closely by a tour to Iraq in 2004. Service to the United States was important to Scott and he paid a price. Scott’s injuries include Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Tinnitus and hearing loss.
Scott was raised, as he says “all of Iowa”, New Hampshire, Maine, Korea and Massachusetts. In mid-2005, Scott returned home to Iowa to begin a family. Scott is currently a Senior Systems Administrator at NewWave Technologies.
Scott received his service dog from Puppy Jake Foundation in October 2016. Scott and his wife are coming up on their 14th anniversary and the proud parents of four children. Scott and family live on a quiet homestead in the country west of Des Moines, Iowa.