Leo Dunson served in the United States Army from 2003 to 2008. Obtaining the rank of SGT and deploying to War in Iraq in 2006 with the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Leo was a member of the 1st 17th Infantry Battalion out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska. SGT Dunson was awarded many medals, accommodations, badges and ribbons during his term of service to include the Combat Infantryman Badge, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Meritorious Unit Citation, Expert Marksmanship Badge, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Expert Infantryman Badge as well as many other decorations.
Shortly after leaving the Military, Leo Dunson started to make music as a healing method to cope with the “Traumas of War.” This music became therapy and motivation, not only for Leo, but also for many other Military Veterans around the World. Leo wrote songs by his Military Rank, as “SGT Dunson.”
SGT Dunson recorded & produced several albums to include “Life after the Military,” “From Boots to Books,” “God Bless America,” “War on the Home Front,” “American Soldier,” “To Hell and Back,” “Soldier Music” and more. All these albums and more music by SGT Dunson is available through all music streaming service platforms to include Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal, Amazon and more.
Leo Dunson studied Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Graduating in 2019 with a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. While attending UNLV Dunson was elected as the Vice President of the Young Democrats, which is a Political Science club that promotes progressive ideas. Leo later campaigned for Democrat Shelby Berkley, Harry Reid and former President Barack Obama. After the first term of the Obama Administration is really when Leo Dunson started to research the opposition party, the Republican Party. Leo learned that the Republican Party was founded by freed Black Slaves along with anti-slavery white Americans. The following Presidential election Leo became a Trump Republican, joined Candace Owens briefly with Brexit (The Black Exit From the Democrat Party), and lobbied capital hill successfully for the package of the first step criminal justice reform act. Dunson went on to champion conservative ideals to Black America, starting his own movement entitled “Make Black America Great Again” an organization which aim was to promote the ideals of freedom and liberty to Black America. Leo Dunson also later ran for Congress in Nevada as a Republican.