Capt. Rodriguez served in the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division, 2nd of the 504th, as a supply officer in the motor pool. Capt. Rodriguez joined Anderson Creek Emergency Services in 1989 and obtained his EMT-Basic in 2002. Capt. Rodriguez currently works full-time for Harnett County EMS and is in school working on his Paramedic certification.
In addition to serving as a line officer during EMS incidents, Capt. Rodriguez has served as the maintenance officer for all the department's ambulances since 2006.