Karl currently lives in Missoula, Montana. He recently retired from the US Army as a Division Operations Sergeant Major. Karl was assigned to several high stress positions over a 24 year military career serving in Special Operations, Airborne and Infantry units, culminating with six years of combat duty and awarded 6 Bronze stars and 2 awards for Valor.

Karl developed and implemented several crisis reaction operating procedures for both combat and serious incident response with local police and EMS for 2 Military Joint bases. Karl has numerous experiences in high stress situation resulting in severe trauma and loss of life.
Karl has a Bachelor’s degree in Business and numerous certification in Senior Instruction, Casualty Notification, Crisis Management, peer support and resiliency. Numerous Military schools and certification to include Ranger, Pathfinder, Airborne Jump Master, Special Operations Tactics and Dynamics of International Terro