Juan’s experience, education and training include 20 years of military service, including service in combat. Juan served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1994-2014 as a Scout Sniper and had multiple combat deployments in support of the Global War on Terror. He is a graduate of the U.S. Marine Corps Scout Sniper School and served as Team member, Team leader, Chief Scout Sniper and Sniper Platoon Sergeant. Juan was a primary military instructor for all sniper field craft to include stalking, observation exercise, field sketches, and known/unknown distance using the M40A3/5, M107, M16A4, M4, and M9 platforms. He conducted, tested, evaluated and supervised numerous bilateral training events throughout the Middle East and Southeast Asia using the following patrolling techniques: cover/concealment, raids, Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT), sniper engagements, wedge, column, and mounted/dismounted patrols. Juan was an instructor for all conventional and unconventional sniper patrolling techniques, camouflage, Close Quarter Breach (CQB), sniper hide construction, initiating and reacting to contact.