David Dixon commissioned as an armor officer after graduating from the United States Military Academy in 2003. While on active duty, he deployed three times to Iraq as a platoon leader, military transition team member, and troop commander. Since leaving active service, he lives in South Carolina with his wife and children and serves in the South Carolina National Guard.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.