Elliot Partin is in his final quarter of undergraduate studies at The University of Washington specializing in Military History. His passions are researching history and traveling to major historical sites around the world. He recently completed a trip of a lifetime with his fiancé Michele to numerous battlefields across Europe spanning over nearly a millennium of warfare in 3 months. Elliot served in the U.S. Marines from 2004-2008, he was assigned to 1st Battalion 1st Marines at Camp Pendleton, California. After serving three tours in Iraq as an infantrymen he was honorably discharged from the Marines and began furthering his education at the University of Washington. Elliot hopes to return to civil service after graduating through employment with the US Government.