Dave Nielsen served in the U.S. Army for 16 years. The majority of that time was spent in Special Operations. Dave served in the 75th Ranger Regiment before being selected to serve in the Army’s Special Missions Unit, where he would deploy numerous times. Dave worked in various roles at the Unit, including as an assaulter, breacher, K-9 handler, and sniper team member. After leaving the Army, Nielsen continued his education and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in theological and biblical studies from Regent University. Dave is currently working on a Masters of Divinity, with a focus on Greek and Hebrew.