Captain John Garrigan graduated from California State University Fullerton in 1995 and was commissioned into the United States Marine Corps.
Following his infantry training he proceeded to Pensacola Naval Air Station for flight training. He served as a Marine Officer and Aviator from 1995 to 2004, flying AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters and attaining the rank of Captain.
December 2005, he joined a San Diego, California based commercial real estate
development firm, Cruzan|Munore, where he is involved in developing and
acquiring office and industrial properties. John and his wife Catherine live
in Oceanside, California.