Kenneth served in the United States Marine Corps from 2009 to 2016 as a Military Policeman and was deployed to Afghanistan twice for a total of 14 months. During this time, he successfully conducted over 65 combat missions and covered over 30,000 miles of dangerous and rough terrain. Kenneth spent his last 3 years serving within the White House Military Office. He traveled the world and served as a security supervisor on 26 Top Secret Security Detachments. He was charged with the supervision of millions in Presidential Transport Assets. He was many times within feet of past presidents and multiple heads of state and other world leaders. Kenneth was Honorably Discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 2016. After he was discharged Kenneth became a work study student at the VA (Veterans’ Affairs) while he attended college full time. During his time with the VA, Kenneth assisted other Veterans with their G.I. Bill Benefits, specifically the application process and the scheduling of upcoming classes. Kenneth credits he has become the person he is today because of his parents. Prior to joining the V3 Program, Kenneth was the Regional Head of the US Veterans Program at an International IT Services Provider. Outside of the office, Kenneth spends the majority of his free time with his wonderful family. He enjoys playing golf, hunting, fishing, and loves NASCAR. Contact Kenneth at kenneth.lyles@dvs.virginia.gov