Reichen is a lawyer and a veteran, a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy (BS, Engineering), and served as a 2nd Lieutenant in Defense Contracting at the Satellite and Launch Control Sys Program Office, L.A. Air Force Base, CA. As 1st Lieutenant and Captain, Reichen served as USAF faculty at University of Virginia's Air Science Dept. Reichen holds FAA Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor ratings. After 9 years Active, and 3 years of Reserve service--Reichen separated from the Air Force in 2001, founding Tribe Airways, a charter jet service brokerage based in Beverly Hills, CA operating at Van Nuys and Hawthorne airports. In 2003, Reichen ran and won The Amazing Race-a CBS show/adventure race around the world, taking its $1M prize. Reichen is the author of the 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' subject book, "Here's What We'll Say" (Carroll&Graf 2006). He earned a J.D. from Loyola Law School alongside a clerkship in Aviation/Insurance Law and Personal Injury Law at the law firm of Girardi & Keese in Los Angeles, CA.