A native of Georgia, Sandra is a decorated combat veteran with military service spanning 27 years with the last 7 of those in the Special Operations Community. She is also the spouse of a decorated combat veteran who spent his final 7 of 23 years in the Special Operations Community. With multiple deployments worldwide in direct support of the global pursuit of terrorists, Sandra felt honored to serve with the nation’s most elite and dedicated warriors, including roles as Task Force HUMINT Operations Cell Chief, TSOC J2X in addition to her primary role as Senior Counterintelligence Officer for the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne). Sandra’s awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal among other awards. In August 2015 Sandra retired from the military and lives outside of Grand Junction, Colorado with her better half – Michael – and their youngest of three children. She enjoys volunteering in her community and spending time with family and friends enjoying the great outdoors.