Damon P. Martinez has been an Assistant United States Attorney in the United States Attorney’s Office since 2001, and currently serves as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of New Mexico. Martinez served as a Judge Advocate with the United States Army Reserve from 2002 to 2009. Since 2009, he has served in the New Mexico National Guard and currently holds the rank of Major. Martinez was deployed to Sinai, Egypt from March 2012 to Dec. 2012 as part of the Multinational Force & Observers 56 Mission and served as the Judge Advocate for the U.S. Battalion. While deployed, he also taught American Government as an adjunct professor for the University of Maryland, University College Europe in Egypt. Martinez was the Legislative Director for Congressman Tom Udall from 1999 to 2000; an Assistant Attorney General with the New Mexico Attorney General’s Office from 1996 to 1998; and a Legislative Assistant for Senator Jeff Bingaman from 1993 to 1996. Martinez received his J.D. in 1992, his Master of Business Administration in 1993, and B.A. degrees in Economics and Political Science in 1989, all from the University of New Mexico.