Javier Colon Mendoza spent 26 years in the U.S. Army as a military police officer. His military career spanned deployments in support of Operation Joint Endeavour, Operation Iraqi Freedom and others. He retired from service in 2017 and has since worked security jobs in both the private and government sectors.
Mendoza is a humble man and enjoys giving back to his community. He looks forward to fellowshipping with his brothers and sisters in arms and the opportunity to learn from one another how to better deal with personal barriers. Through this expedition, Mendoza hopes to become a better husband, father, friend, and all-around human being, while enjoying the beauty of the great outdoors.