NATHAN RUSH currently works for the SURVICE Engineering Company, serving as the Marine Corps Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program Support Officer for the Force Protection Integration Division, Capabilities Development Directorate, Combat Development & Integration. He retired from the Marine Corps in 2016 after 22 years of service and has been working Marine Corps non-lethal weapons initiatives since 2012. Mr. Rush was a career logistics officer with operational and supporting establishment experience, highlighted by three combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He holds a B.A. in economics and business from the Virginia Military Institute and an M.M.S. (master of military studies) from the Marine Corps Command and Staff College.