In January 2007, MAJ Harriel accepted an Active Guard/Reserve position as the Supply Officer for the 412th Engineer Command in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Upon completion of the Captains Career Course, he was cross-leveled and deployed with the 402nd Army Field Support Brigade as the Assistant Support Operations Officer and Future Operations Officer in Balad, Iraq in 2008.
Prior to assuming his current duties at USA, MAJ Harriel was the Company Commander of the Forward Support Company of the 397th Engineer Battalion in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
MAJ Harriel is a graduate of the Combined Logistics Captain Career Course at Fort Lee, Virginia and holds a Masters of Science in Sports Management from the University of Southern Mississippi.
His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, the
Army Superior Unit Award, the Armed Forces Reserve Medal (M-DEV), the National Defense Service Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, the Iraqi Campaign Medal, the Global War of Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Combat Infantry Badge, the Parachutist Badge and the Air Assault Badge.
MAJ Harriel and his wife Melanie have one son, two daughters, and 3 cats.