Aaron Albers was born on December 4, 1979 in Milwaukee Wisconsin. From 1987 to 1999 he lived in Menomonee Falls, Wi with his family. In 1998 he graduated from Menomonee Falls High School, then in January 1999 he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps when he attended boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Upon completion of boot camp in May of 1999, Aaron attended his occupational specialty school at Marine Corps Base 29 Palms, California. After completion of his training he was assigned to Bravo Battery 1st Battalion 11th Marines as a field radio operator. In 2001 he and his unit were assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit and were the first units to arrive in the Middle following the terrorist attacks. In March of 2002 he and the battery arrived home from their deployment to the Middle East. In February of 2003 he and his unit deployed to Kuwait to prepare for the invasion of Iraq. In March of 2003 his unit supported the invasion of Iraq with artillery fire. In July of 2003 he returned home along with the rest of his unit. In December of 2004 he transferred to Marine Corps Air Base Cherry Point to be a radio operator for Marine Wing Support Squadron 274. March of 2004 he and a detachment of his unit deployed to Haiti for stabilization operations following the uprising in that country. In February 2006 MWSS-274 deployed to Iraq for a seven month deployment. In September of 2006, he returned home. In December of 2007 he was discharged from the United States Marine Corps to where he moved to Florida with his family.
In 2005 he married his wife Linda before his deployment to Iraq. In 2007 their son Aaron Jr was born in New Bern, North Carolina. In 2008, Aaron started college by attending Palm Beach State College. In 2011, Aaron transferred to Florida Atlantic University. In May of 2014, Aaron graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences in Secondary Education. He worked for one semester at Park Vista Community High School in Lake Worth, Florida as a history and Geography teacher. He currently lives in Palm Beach County with his wife and son.