LTC Raymond is an Armor Officer. His previous military assignments include Deputy Commander of Operations Group Bravo, Battle Command Training Program, Tank Battalion Executive Officer in 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Tank Company Commander and Headquarters Company Commander in 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry division, and Tank Platoon Leader, Tank Company Executive Officer, and Battalion Maintenance Officer in 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division. He deployed to Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm as a Tank Platoon Leader in 4th Battalion, 67th Armor and to Operation Iraqi Freedom as Battalion Executive Officer of 2nd Battalion, 63rd Armor. He is a graduate of the Command and General Staff Officer's Course, Cavalry Leader's Course, Armor Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Airborne School, and Air Assault School. His awards and decorations include the Silver Star, the Bronze Star Medal, and the Army Meritorious Service Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, among others. LTC Raymond's research interests include wireless sensor and mobile ad hoc networks, wireless network security, and energy-efficient MAC protocols.