Pete Diercks joined the South Dakota Army National Guard in 1998. He was deployed to Iraq in 2003 with the 727th Transportation unit out of Brookings. He returned home in 2004 and currently works for Scotts Lumber as a salesman. Pete enjoys hunting, fishing, golf and pretty much all sports. Pete and his wife Kathy live in Lennox with their two sons Talan and Jackson. When not working, he helps coach his sons basketball and baseball teams.