Christopher Byrne worked for the U.S. Army Infantry. While he held many positions during his tenure in service, he’s most proud of his team leader position. In this role, Byrne was responsible for soldiers and equipment assigned to his team. He was a fighting soldier and led by example.
Byrne suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury, and he hopes that this expedition will help him become more comfortable in social situations. He looks forward to finding new ways to deal with his struggles and building his self- confidence and self-worth.