After high school, Joel Brashear joined the US Air Force following in his grandfather’s footsteps. He later transitioned from active duty to school life and moved across the country 900 miles to attend Spartan. At Spartan, Joel was the president of Spartan’s AMT Society and competed in the annual Aerospace Maintenance Competition. In 2016, Joel received the James Rardon Aviation Maintenance Technician Student of the Year Award. This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of an Aviation Maintenance Technician student.
At Spartan’s April 2016 career fair, Joel was offered a position with Endeavor Air. Shortly after graduating; Joel garnered his A&P certification and soon after that moved to Tennessee to start his career as an Aviation Maintenance Technician for Endeavor Air. Today, Joel also continues to serve his country as a member of the US Air Force Reserves.