Joshua Luke grew up in Northern Vermont where he graduated from Lyndon Institute in 2004. He went on to attend Vermont Technical College for 2 semesters before joining the Army.
In June 2005, he attended basic training at Ft Benning, Georgia, after which he completed the Army's Human Intelligence Collector Basic Course.
During his service, he also completed Defense Language Institute's Persian Course, the Defense Intelligence Agency's StrategicDebriefing Course, Warrior Leader Course, Advanced Leader Course and multiple HT-JCOE trainings.
Joshua served as a General Support HUMINT Collector in Baghdad for 15 months during 2006-2007 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He deployed in Support of Operation Enduring Freedom during both 2010-11 and 2012-13 time frames where he served as an interrogator, reports officer, National Directorate of Security Liaison and the Collection Manager for the Strategic Debriefing Center.
Joshua separated from the Army honorably in 2014 and went on to serve as a U.S. Senate staffer and now works in Corporate Compliance.