Andrew “Dru Phoenix” Cuthbert is a Marine Corps veteran who deployed to Iraq from 2005-2006. He served as a field radio operator with 1st Battalion, 10th Marines from 2004-2006, and as a Marine Security Guard in the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group from 2006-2009. He is a spoken word poet, Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor, and self-improvement enthusiast. He holds a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from Florida Atlantic University, and is currently pursing a Master of Arts in New Media Journalism at Full Sail University. And serves as Veteran Liason for the Phoenix Is Rising retreat.