Andre is a US Army Veteran who served as an Information Systems Operator Analyst from 2000 – 2007. He was attached to the 159th Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division out of Ft Campbell, KY and deployed to Iraq. He received the Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Joint Service Achievement Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, and Overseas Service Ribbon (2 awards).
He settled in the DFW area with his wife, three daughters and son. He has been an avid activist in the Veteran community. He is passionate about serving and helping others become their best. Andre has been a part of Heroes on the Water since 2017.