A native of South Hadley, Massachusetts, Col. Joseph Levreault graduated from Western New England College earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in business administration in December 1991. He has a master’s degree from the U.S. Naval War College in national security and strategic affairs and was a National Security Affairs Fellow from July 2012 to July 2013 for the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Throughout his career, Col. Levreault attained more than four thousand mishap-free flight hours in the CH-46E. During his time in the U.S. Marine Corps, he has held multiple leadership positions and deployed extensively throughout the U.S. Central Command area of operation.