Sergeant First Class Michael D. Fouse (USA, Ret) is a native of Pittsburgh, PA. He enlisted into the United States Army in November 1992 and attended Basic Training at Fort Benning, GA. He attended Advanced Individual Training at Fort Benning, GA as an 11B (Infantryman). And in 1996 he attended the United States Army Special Forces Qualification course (Green Beret) from which he was awarded Honor Graduate. While in the military, Sergeant Fouse graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science and History from Thomas Edison State College.
Sergeant First Class Fouse’s military education includes: Airborne school, Infantry Officer’s Basic Course, Ranger Course, Pathfinder Course, Military Freefall Parachutist course, Static Line Jumpmaster course, Military Freefall Jumpmaster course, Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape (SERE) level C, USMC High Risk Personnel course, Civil Affairs course, Peacetime Governmental/Hostage Detention course, US Army Instructor training course, Special Forces Qualification Course (18B).
In 2019, Sergeant First Class Fouse founded 46-4-22 ADK Ltd, a veteran centric 501c3. The mission of 46-4-22 ADK Ltd is to raise public awareness to the crisis of veteran suicide within America’s military and veteran communities. The organization leverages mountain hikes through the famous “46 High Peaks” within the Adirondack Mountains in order to give at risk veterans with a “new mission” to accomplish, as well as the skills and tools to cope with PTSD and other mental health issues facing the veteran population.
He currently lives in upstate NY and is enjoying working in the adult education arena with Ed4Career. He works with the Wounded Warriors, WIA of Upstate NY, and other various military veterans groups.