Captain Jonah “Joe” Liddell

Enlisted 23October2001 in the Army as an Artilleryman transferred to Infantry, commissioned in 2005 as a Tactical Intelligence Officer. Deployed in Response to Hurricane Katrina August 2005. Deployed to Afghanistan 2006-2007 (injured in combat), deployed to Iraq 2009-2010, Oman 2011. Completed Captains Career Course with branch transfer to Maneuver (Infantry and Armor) and became Commander of a Cavalry Troop in Redmond. Began process for Military Medical Evaluation Board/Physical Evaluation Board December 2012 (medically retired 30September2015). Awards and decorations include: Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Combat Action Badge, Airborne Badge, Air Assault Badge, German Armed Forces Badge (Gold) and Schützenschnur (Gold).

Currently a Peer Mentor and Peer Facilitator for the Wounded Warrior Project and a member of the leadership team for the state.