Harvard Extension School alumni Brian Mast A.L.B. ’16 and Scott Taylor A.L.B. ’14 were recently elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Mast, a U.S. Army veteran who served under the elite Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) as a bomb disposal expert, was elected to Florida’s 18th Congressional District as a Republican. He attended Harvard Extension School after losing both legs to an IED in Afghanistan, completing his undergraduate degree cum laude concentrating in Government and Environmental Studies.

Taylor, a retired Navy SEAL, was elected to Virginia’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican. Since 2013, he has served as a delegate in the Virginia House of Delegates representing the 85th District since completing his bachelor of liberal arts degree in International Relations at Harvard Extension School.