Matthew graduated from a technical high school in 2010. He joined the Connecticut Air National Guard in 2013 and is apart of the security forces career field. Matt served an overseas deployment in Kuwait. He is currently working for the department of corrections and is in the process of joining the Connecticut state police. Matt and William were both classmates and close friends. Since the loss of his friend, Will, Matt has dedicated his life to fighting for PTSD within our veteran community and our service members, in honor of our dear friend and those who selflessly serve our country and communities every day.