After serving in the Marines, Edward left active service in 2006 (including a tour with the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines in Ramadi, Iraq in 2004). After spending a year readjusting to civilian life, Edward went back to college. He graduated from the University of Florida with a B.A. In History. He later attended graduate school in Colorado at Colorado Tech University where he recently earned his M.S. in Management. He lives with his fiance in Florida.