Joseph has an extensive background in the Military. As a Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, Ft. Dix, NJ, he provided legal support during the major army reserve mobilization of reserve soldiers in support of the Operation Enduring Freedom. Prior to this, he served as an army aviator in Iraq where he was awarded the Air Medal. He is a native of Nebraska who has lived in Vero Beach, FL, for the last three years. He has earned a BSBA (accounting) and aJ.D. (law) degree from Creighton University. He is a member of local Military Officers Association.