Garett Reppenhagen is the son of a Vietnam Veteran and the grandchild of World War II Veterans. Garett enlisted in 2001 as a Cavalry Scout in the US Army. He was stationed in Vilseck Germany, with 2-63 Armor Battalion 1st Infantry Division, where he deployed to a peace keeping mission in Kosovo for nine months in 2002-2003. Garett completed International Interdiction Training at the NATO Special Forces school in Steton Germany in 2003 and deployed to Iraq in January of 2004. He was stationed at FOB Scunion near Baquaba Iraq for one year completing sniper missions in the Diyala region. Garett co-authored the anti-war blog Fight To Survive and joined Iraq Veterans Against the War as the first Active Duty member in 2004. He was Stop-Lossed for ten months and was Honorably Discharged in June 2005. Garett worked as the Vice President of Public Relations for Nobel Prize winning Veterans For America and remains a veteran advocate. He served as the Chair Person of the first full IVAW Board from in 2006 and 2007 and helped organize multiple actions and protests including Operation First Casualty, Tower Guard, marches, and the 2008 DNC protest and concert. Currently Garett lives in Denver Colorado and is employed by Veterans Green Jobs.