John “Spike” Garcia retired at the rank of Senior Master Sergeant after 26 years of honorable service with the US Air Force. He deployed with his F-16 fighter squadron in two combat tours at Balad, Iraq in 2005 and 2007. He served as the Non-Commissioned Officer-In-Charge (NCOIC) of the fighter squadron flight scheduling shop and operations superintendent. After retiring from the military he was Project Manager in the oil and gas services for five years. He has been an advocate for military, veterans and their families for over a decade and served on several veteran service organization boards. John is honored to report for duty at the Lone Survivor Foundation.