Andy comes from a working class background in Liverpool, England. At the age of 19 Andy joined the paratroopers, knowing his final goal, the 22 SAS. Andy had been all over the world and gained a lot of experience by the time he was chosen for SAS selection. Andy pulled himself through the gruelling 2 weeks to complete selection and go on to complete arms training etc. Throughout his career he gained a lot of friends and lost a lot of friends, his long time friend Paul Jackson was part of his squad for almost 5 years up until their helicopter crashed in Cheranus, leaving them where they are now.