CTI1 Joshua Beemer was named Sailor of the Yar by the Navy Times. While deployed to Bagram Airfield, he provided time-sensitive intelligence to tactical war fighters downrange on IED placement and worked in detention facilites to ensure enough intelliegence was gathered to keep insurgents locked up and initiate judicial proceedings.
He has volunteered with the Cat in the Hat Language Arts Center in Afghanistan and the Fallen Comrade Honor Guard.
He is also chairman of the SafeRide program at Fort Gordon.
He is married to Marissa Beemer.