Most people would assume a veteran transitioning out of the military to work in the public sector for the first time is a nerve-racking scenario right? The difference is that you've prepared for this moment, just as you prepared for every mission in your career.
One of the pillars here at NSOF is ensuring that the men and women that have served their nation in the Special Operations community are given the best chance at successfully transitioning into the next chapter of their lives.
Petty Officer Roddy was most recently assigned to the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit in Norfolk, Va., where he resided with his family. He was deployed to Iraq in June 2006. On September 16, 2006 he was killed in the Al Anbar province, Iraq by a bomb that detonated as he approached it to dismantle it.