Deb is retired Army Lieutenant Colonel with 22 years of active duty service, and a combat veteran deployed in support of OEF/OIF. Deb's last duty assignment was Professor of Military Science, U.C. Berkeley. Following retirement, she served a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA for the Corporation for National and Community Service. Deb is Level 1 EMDR trained. She is married to a retired Infantry Officer also with 22 years of service.