Ben retired as an Armor Company First Sergeant from the US Army with over 20 years of service. He has 40 months of deployed combat experience to Bosnia, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan earning three Bronze Star Medals.
Ben is featured in the book, “Thunder Run,” and is on the cover of, “Heavy Metal, A Tank Companies Battle to Baghdad.” A model of his tank, C 2-3 “Carnivore”, is currently displayed in the 3rd Infantry Division Museum, under the Thunder Run display.
Ben served in the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, the 2nd and 3rd Infantry Divisions, the 8th US Army, and the 194th Armor training Brigade. Ben has held the positions of Armor Crewman, Tank Commander, Master Gunner, Tank Platoon Sergeant, Senior Small Group Leader, Operations NCOIC, Armor Company First Sergeant, and Chief Instructor of the Armor Crewman One Station Unit Training Battalion.
Ben has over 30 years of hunting experience with 16 years of hunting in Georgia. Ben is the Chief Operating Officer for JAGER PRO and handles all business administration, marketing and manufacturing decisions. Ben has a beautiful wife Heather, and five children.