AZ-02: Brandon Martin (R)
While growing up Martin worked the local farms in his community. Later he installed floors and subfloors.
Later in life, Martin served the youth in his community. He coached youth football and has acted as a substitute teacher.
Brandon Martin has served in the military. He served in the United States Army Reserves for 11 years as an interrogator and intelligence source operator. He served a tour in Afghanistan collecting intelligence on enemy combatants. He has experience combating terrorism and terrorist activities.
Martin taught interrogations and intelligence source operations to new soldiers for his final two years in the Army Reserves. After that, he continued to impart his knowledge to new soldiers, as a civilian for the Department of the Army. Later, he worked as a member of the Secretary-General Staff, U.S. Army Intelligence Center for Excellence and Fort Huachuca Command Group. There he managed civilian professional development programs and managed the professional development budget for the fort.
In 2018, Brandon Martin resigned his position with the Department of the Army, in compliance with the Hatch Act, to run for Congress, coming in a close second despite being outspent 20-1 by the eventual nominee.
He has made his home in Sierra Vista.
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