Joe Fletcher was born and raised in Santa Barbara and is a third generation Santa Barbarian. After graduating from Dos Pueblos High School he attended Santa Barbara City College where he played baseball prior to joining the United States Air Force. Joe served as a Military Police Officer while in the Air Force. He served for 9 ½ years living in Europe for four of those years along with three deployments to the Middle East.
After his service in the Air Force he worked as a Federal Police Officer in Los Angeles County prior to working at the Lompoc Bureau of Prisons. Joe is currently a Veteran Service Representative for the County of Santa Barbara. Having been in that position for six years he has been able to provide support to the community in which he grew up and currently resides. As a veteran himself, he feels this position has been his true calling and has enabled him to provide a free service to the veterans and the community.