Corey began his 18 year military career in 1994 as CAV Scout (19D) where he was stationed at Ft. Stewart, GA with the 24th ID (M) and later with the 3rd ID (M). In 1997 he transferred to the National Guard serving 5 years with distinction all the while starting and running a successful construction company until 11 September 2001 when the United States was attacked. The attacks on 9/11 compelled him to re-enter active service and move into Special Forces. In June 2002 Corey re-entered active service and was station at Fort Hood, TX with the 4th ID (M). He successfully completed Special Forces Assessment and Selection (SFAS) in NOV 2002.
Soon after being selected, Corey had to deploy to Iraq as part of the initial invasion in MAR 2003 as a M3A3 Bradley gunner in 4th Infantry Division (M). After redeployment and reassignment to student company, he attended and completed the Special Forces Medical Sergeant’s (SFMS) Course, earning the 18D qualification.
During his long career in the military and Special Forces, Corey has deployed to Iraq for OIF (once during the initial invasion, and again to Balad), OEF-TS to Niger and Morocco, OEF to Afghanistan, and is currently an instructor at the 18D schoolhouse JSOMTC, training the next generation of Green Beret medics until he is sent back to rejoin 10th group.
In AUG of 2010 Corey was assigned to SWMG (A), USAJFKSWC as an instructor for Special Operations Combat Medical Course Trauma B: Trauma Surgical Skills and Tactical Combat Casualty Care. Starting in MAR 2011 he was appointed as the Trauma Team B NCOIC and currently holds that position.
His schools include the Warrior Leaders Course, Advanced Leader Course, Senior Leader Course, Basic Airborne Course, Jumpmaster Course, Special Forces Medical Sergeant Course, Survival Evasion Resistance Escape Course and Special Forces Sniper Course.
His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (one oak leaf)l, Army Commendation Medal (two oak leafs), Army Achievement Medal (two oak leafs), Combat Infantryman Badge and the Combat Action Badge.
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