Ed Pethan is a retired Soldier for Life having served 26 years on active duty with the US Army in field artillery and airborne units. Ed spent most of his time as a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, NC. Over his career, Ed served in various command and staff positions around the world to include multiple combat and peace keeping missions. Ed earned his Bachelor’s degree from Campbell University in Buies Creek, NC and a Master’s degree in HR Development from Webster University. Ed and his wife Linda are both retired and reside in Aiken, SC and have two grown children. They both enjoy spending time with family along with keeping up with chores around their home.