Lint Center’s ‘Jim & Anna Hyonjoo Lint’ Scholarship ($1,500)

US Citizen, born in the Soviet Union, and grew up in NYC. This excellent linguist joined the US Army and served as a member of a Special Operations Team Alpha (SOT-A,) a small SIGINT element, eventually becoming the team leader and completing two deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. During these deployments, his team participated in collection and numerous operations outside the wire in support of the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force-Arabian Peninsula. He is currently completing his Bachelor’s degree in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Washington, Seattle while serving in the Washington Army National Guard.

Read his essay and bio.