After serving in the United States Army as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant on an Operational Detachment “A” team during Operation Desert Storm, where he served as a sniper, Matt decided to try his hand at acting and motion picture stunt work as he had before his time in the service. For the past 15 years, he has performed stunts, stunt coordinated, and acted as well as working as a second unit director.
Since serving in the Gulf War Matt did another “tour” of duty in the Army reserves. In this time he was assigned or attached to Army Special Operations, the JFK Special Warfare Center, USMC Basic Reconnaissance Course, and he finished up his 6 year tour in the reserves with Detachment 219, Naval Special Warfare Group 1 in October of 2004 when he received an Honorable Discharge. Oddly enough his tour ended while he was in the Kingdom of Bahrain. He also returned from Iraq in April 2005, where he was working as a professional military contractor.
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He served in the Gulf War in the U.S. Army. He was a “Green Beret” sniper on an A-Team. He is now in the reserves. Received an “other than honorable” discharge for attempted weapon smuggling. Indicted, along with Steve Goyen and Jared Chandler, for allegedly falsifying documents to steal military equipment for their prop house, SWAG. [March 2003] Was cleared of all criminal charges against him regarding the allegations of falsifying documents to obtain military equipment for a Hollywood movie props house.