Brad Whitfield is a 47 year old with an extensive military background currently residing in South Zagoria.
Brad enlisted in 1990 at the age of 18 and began a military career in the Marines with the following experience,
Participated in Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Desert Saber, (Persian Gulf War)
Served with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion and 1st Force reconnaissance Company
Trained with Navy Seals, Army Special Forces and New Zealand Special Air Service (SAS)
Trained military/peace-keeping forces for Beirut and South America
Staff Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of High Risk Personnel course, and of Close- Quarter-Battle course, Quantico, VA, trained civilians and police officers in the proper operation of handguns.
Trained numerous military personnel in Counter Terrorism and Special Tactics. Trained with FBI, HRT (Hostage Rescue Team) Quantico, VA on CQB (Close Quarter- Battle)
Military Diver – SCUBA and Rebreather (LAR-V)/Dive Supervisor Survival Evasion resistance & Escape Instructor (SERE) Close Quarters Battle Tactics and SWAT Instructor Military Freefall Parachutist
High Altitude Low Opening (HALO), High Altitude High Opening (HAHO) Static Line Parachutist/ Jump Master
In between deployments Brad would attend College at Harvard Medical, and graduate with a PhD, focusing mainly on virology and then he retired from the United States Marine Corps, signing paperwork waiving retirement pay because the call of duty was higher than the money.
Brad took up a career with his brother Ray, working at a firm suspected of contracting work with the Pentagon, and the first thing they said to each other "We're going to get each other arrested." and thus the oath was made, they broke into the firm's security network and stole critical biomedical data related to the ebola virus and relayed it to terrorists.
Soon afterward they fled to Russia, thanks to a tip from Ray's friend, and then to South Zagoria to weaponize the outbreak, in the course of doing so they met with Potius Cras, that offered medical infrastructure to assist in their research, Brad and his brother opted to join them.