Mr. Randle served as a Combat Medic in the United States Army (1998-2003), in the Republic of South Korea and Ft. Bliss, TX. He worked with the Remains Recovery Team (responsible for repatriating the remains of U.S. soldiers previously listed as Missing in Action from the DMZ in Korea). He was deployed to White Sands Missile Range for Operation Noble Eagle, and to Kuwait/Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF). During OIF, Mr. Randle was a medic for Headquarters' Battery 31st ADA BDE. He received two Army Commendation Medals, three Army Achievement Medals, and two Good Conduct Medals during his service.
Mr. Randle returned to The University of Arizona in 2008, and served as the VETS Office Student Director and President of The University of Arizona chapter of SVA (UA SVA). He earned his Bachelor of Science in 2011, graduating magna cum laude, and was named the Robe Award winner as the Distinguished Honor Graduate of the class of 2011.
Mr. Randle was an integral part of the Rogers College of Law's Veterans' Advocacy Law Clinic and the Regional Military Veterans Treatment Court. He was a Tillman Military Scholar, receiving the Jim Himelic Award for Community Service and Leadership, the Rose Davis Public Service Award, and named one of Tucson's 'Top 40 Under 40' business leaders. As a subject matter expert, Mr. Randle has been featured on numerous TV news programs and in several local newspapers for his work with veterans.
Matt currently teaches at the Veterans’ Advocacy Law Clinic at the University of Arizona – Rogers College of Law. He is a founding board member of the non-profit Southern Arizona Justice for Veterans, and Owner/Partner of the Randle Palfreyman & Meshel Law Firm in Tucson.