Josh attended Dowell J. Howard Vocational School and has completed the Carpentry I & II courses while volunteering to help the local Habitat for Humanity Chapter build several homes. Josh has experience with work in various industries including Residential, Commercial and Industrial Construction, Manufacturing, Quality Control, and Landscaping.
In July of 2011, Josh enlisted in the Virginia Defense Force, a detachment of the Virginia Department of Military Affairs. He worked closely with the National Guard to provide aid to citizens affected by natural disasters. Josh was awarded the rank of Private First Class. Dispatched as part of an IMAT team during Hurricane Sandy, he was tasked in direct support to the Winchester Police Department at the 2012 Apple Blossom Festival and provided communications support to a National Guard unit for former President Barrack Obama's Inauguration speech. During his time with the VDF, Josh completed the Incident Command System courses: ICS 100 & 200.
In Josh's free time, he loves to spend time with his beautiful wife, daughter, and their canine companion Abby. You may find them out hiking, camping, or attending live music events.