Jeff Rexroad was just beginning to build his martial arts skills when, like many other times during his military
and civilian careers, he was called to go to a different country.
This was not new. As a Marine serving as security for American embassies
across the world, he had traveled to places including Kenya, Rwanda,
Japan, Korea, Finland, Sweden and Australia.
This time, he was a contractor set to protect American
diplomats in Iraq. Just as he was gaining more
interest in jiu-jitsu