While growing up in rural Montana, Doug Wise never imagined he would eventually study engineering at Montana State University and be commissioned in the US Air Force as a civil engineer officer. But as he soon came to discover, life has a way of presenting us with unexpected opportunities that guide us to our destinies. In a fascinating chronicling of his military career, Wise discloses how support officers contributed to the success of the many exercises, operations, and strategic initiatives completed by the Department of Defense through the 1990s and into the aftermath of 9/11. Wise details how he overcame numerous hurdles to ensure mission success, all while revealing a glimpse into his personal transformation from a young man without direction into a military officer and leader who traveled the world with his family. I Served shares the true experiences of a military veteran that reveals the benefits and hardships of military life while providing perspective on what it means to serve.