Brandon Reck is originally from Fontana, California. He received his initial EMT certification from Mt. San Antonio College in Los Angeles county. Soon afterward, Brandon enlisted into active duty military service as a Navy Corpsman in 2007. Upon completion of Naval Hospital Corps School in Great Lakes, Illinois, he transferred to Camp Pendleton, California where he attended Field Medical Training Battalion-West. Immediately after, he was assigned to School of Infantry-West in support of Marine Corps combat training. While stationed on board Camp Pendleton, he was transferred to 1st Marine Division and attached to various infantry battalions as a field Corpsman. During his time at Camp Pendleton, he deployed with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU Special Operations Capable) where he participated in multi-national training exercises, humanitarian assistance and combat trauma courses with host nations military forces throughout Asia Pacific.