Benjamin Post, Subject Matter Expert, Polaris Industries
Mr. Post attended the University of Minnesota Duluth where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science in 2001 and followed up with a Masters of Arts degree in Geographic Information Science from the University of Minnesota in 2014.
Mr. Post went on to serve as a sergeant in the United States Army. Mr. Post entered the Army on January 15, 2002 and attended Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Following Basic Combat Training, he attended Advanced Individual Training at the Human Intelligence Collector course at Fort Huachuca, where he was the distinguished honor graduate. Mr. Post then went on to language training at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center at the Presidio of Monterey, California where he studied Arabic.
He deployed twice in support of the Global War on Terror, once to Iraq where he conducted interrogations at various locations in country. The second deployment was to Kuwait, where he led a small team that conducted intelligence collection activities throughout the country.
During his Army career, Mr. Post served as an interrogator, debriefer, team leader, and an observer/controller for field training exercises. His was assigned to the 202d Military Intelligence Battalion in Fort Gordon, Georgia from April 2004 to January 2007.
Mr. Post's military education includes Basic Combat Training, Human Intelligence Collection, foreign language - Arabic, Defense Strategic Debriefing Course, and Primary Leadership Development Course. His awards include the Joint Service Achievement Medal, Combat Action Badge, and two Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medals.
Mr. Post completed his Army service in January 2007 and is employed by Primordial as both a subject matter expert and software engineer. He enjoys combining his military experience with his education to create products for soldiers.