Prior to Greencastle, Del served twenty years in the Intelligence Community, and concurrently, twenty-three years in the Army and Army Reserve as a commissioned and non-commissioned officer, retiring at the rank of Major. In his prior careers, Del was recognized for consistently achieving high-impact results against strategic objectives in challenging conditions and dynamic environments. He has extensive experience managing complex multi-organizational programs with global reach and building collaborative partnerships. His military occupational specialties included Infantry, Signal Corps, and Military Intelligence, with command assignments in conventional and special operations forces. His awards include the Bronze Star, two Meritorious Service Medals, and the Career Intelligence Medal. He is a 1990 graduate of Bloomsburg University.