Micheal was born to a christian family in Seattle, ever since he was young he wanted to be a soldier but to also help out others doing so.
After graduating from high school he decided it was best for him to try and join the UN and after finishing bootcamp he was sent to Israel to be stationed there at the tristate border, but came back to be trained as a Tank crewman.
As the situation was deemed bad enough that UN needed reinforcments Micheal now a sergeant and a Tank commander was sent to Chernarus as a part of the 1st wave to combat the virus. Being hit by a rebel's RPG while on patrol losing his crew and seeing how the UN collapsed Micheal was forced to go into hiding as UN members were targeted hunted and killed. As he hears rumors of a UN astablishment in chernarus again, he came out of hiding.