Capt (ret) Nathan B. Nelson is the Director of Military Affairs for the 1st Congressional district of Florida. He is responsible for advising the Congressman on issues involving the five major military installations in the district including NAS Pensacola, NAS Whiting Field, Eglin AFB, Hurlburt Field, and Duke Field. Nathan B. Nelson retired from the Air Force in November of 2015 assigned to the 720th Special Tactics Operations Support Squadron. Prior to arriving at Hurlburt, he was the Director of Intelligence for the 22d Special Tactics Squadron (22 STS), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, McChord Field, Washington. While on his third deployment to Afghanistan he suffered a catastrophic injury from indirect fire that left him paralyzed. Nathan Nelson entered the Air Force in 2006 and served as an analyst and Intelligence briefer for AMC senior leadership.
Articles By Capt. Nathan B. Nelson
Three Critical Considerations for Every Veteran Prior to Leaving Active Duty
For many veterans, leaving active duty service is a welcomed idea. For many of us, hopping on the magic carpet ride of the lucrative civilian job market seems like a great future. We envision easily outperforming regular civilians based on our experiencing enduring of extreme environments and situations.