Melissa Maskulka currently serves in the United States Air Force as an intelligence analyst. She entered the USAF in 2011 after earning a B.A. in psychology from Hiram College and a master's in mental health counseling and behavioral medicine from Boston University. Prior to enlisting, she worked in various mental health settings serving veterans, families, and children through clinical therapy and research intervention. She enjoys traveling, running, and living life a bit backwards.