Retired Army CPT. Nathan Wayne Waldon completed his under graduate at Furman University, and then commissioned in the U.S. Army June 2004.
Wayne served as Platoon Leader with the 3rd Infantry Division. During deployment for Operation Iraqi Freedom, and was wounded in combat on July 11, 2007. Wayne suffered significant injuries and was sent to Walter Reed Army Medical Center where he received treatment and began his rehabilitation.
While recovering from his amputation and burns - Wayne pushed himself to succeed physically and participated in a variety of Adaptive Sports Programs. On a trip to the Hartford Ski Spectacular Wayne was introduced to snowboarding and has avidly pursued this sport ever since. Wayne has competed in the French, New Zealand, and U.S. World Cup, and in the 2012-2013 winter was invited to try out for the 2014 Para-Olympics in Sochi.
Wayne serves as a peer mentor for other Wounded Warriors and has been asked to speak for various organizations and has testified at the U.S. Capital House of Representatives on the benefits of sports during rehabilitation. Wayne is also a recipient of a Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship which has also facilitated and supported his transition from the military.
During his service Wayne earned the Ranger Tab, Expert Infantry Badge, Combat Infantry Badge, Airborne, Air Assault, Purple Heart, Bronze Star, ARCOM with V (Valor) device, and was the inaugural Iron Hammer Award winner.
Wayne worked for General Dynamics Information Technology from 2010-2014. In January of 2014 Wayne decided to pursue his passion of service to current and future Veterans through the formation of Reveille Group – a forward looking SDVOSB that truly understands this space and more importantly the patients.
Wayne is PMP certified, possesses a TS/SCI clearance, and received his MBA at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
He currently resides in Washington DC.