Ben Schink earned his B.S. in Atmospheric Sciences with a minor in Mathematics from the University of North Dakota in 2012. Upon graduating, Ben also commissioned into the Air Force as a Weather Officer through the ROTC program. As a Weather Officer, Ben is responsible for briefing space and weather impacts to Air Force missions and bases. He hopes to gain a M.S. in Space Studies in order to further his knowledge on the impacts of space weather on worldwide operations. In addition to space and weather, Ben enjoys talking about sports (Go Sioux), politics, history, books, video games and movies.