Anthony Foster was born in Hawthorne, California on December 5, 1967. In 1986, he enlisted in the Army Infantry then crossed over into the Army National Guard as a Missile Launch System Repairman where he was stationed at Fort Polk, Louisiana.
After separating from the military, Anthony had a hard time finding a job and transitioning back to civilian life. He worked several jobs before landing employment as an electrician. In 2010, after ten years, he was laid off due to the poor economy. By 2012, Anthony was ready for a change to better his life. He moved from Seattle, Washington to Covina, California and applied go to college to earn a degree in business. With the recommendation from family, Anthony chose Citrus College. After nearly two years being a full-time student, Anthony will be receiving his Associate in Science degree in Business. He hopes to return working as an electrician project manager or start his own business after graduation.
Anthony is grateful for all the help he received while at Citrus. Before leaving, he wishes to give back to his school and help out fellow student veterans, thus becoming a Veteran Student Ambassador. He is also the Commander of the Sons of the American Legion Post 180 in Azusa, California. Anthony has a daughter and son in their early teens. During his spare time, he enjoys fishing, swimming, and going on bike rides.