Atheel joined the U.S. Army under the Delayed Entry Program in 2005 as a cavalry scout specialist. He was stationed in Germany and served two combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Atheel served in the U.S. Army Reserves from 2010 to 2013 as a psychological operations specialist until separating from the military. He is currently taking online courses and earning certificates in business-related fields. His most recent accomplishments include a mini MBA from Invited MBA and a business administration certificate focusing on entrepreneurship from Georgetown University in conjunction with Dog Tag Inc. Atheel is currently seeking a top-tier, full-time MBA program and is open to other opportunities.