Governor Mike Pence’s only son, Michael, is in the Marines training to become a pilot. Michael is an impressive young man who stands by his dad and his political career. Pence has a wife named Karen and two daughters, Charlotte and Audrey, as well. [Read: 5 Facts to Know About Gov. Pence].

Second Lieutenant Michael J. Pence, 23, headed to flight school at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, where he plans to become a Marine Corps pilot. He also recently got engaged and had worked at NASA Goddard starting in 2011.

In September 2015, he graduated from basic training for Marine Corps officers. His parents flew into Quantico to attend the graduation ceremony where he was commissioned as second lieutenant.

Mike Pence has always been proud of his son, Michael. He often shares photos of his son in military uniform. One person commented on this Instagram photo that it looked like Mike was following in his uncle’s footsteps.