Philip is currently the Non Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC) of a Medical Section at an Army Schoolhouse, he is a senior instructor in Basic Combat Casualty Care, Advanced and Basic Life Support, and Combat Medicine. Additionally he is a senior instructor for Field Sanitation. He has served 2 tours in Iraq where he earned the title "Doc" the hard way. He has gone on to earn a Master's in Public Health with a focus on disease prevention. In addition to this he has published a few short stories, is working on more, and on his first novel.