At the age of 23, Cpl. Corum has already seen his work published in USA Today, The Washington Post, Newsweek, The Washington Times, MSNBC "Week in Photos", BBC, and The Globe. During his four years in the Marine Corps, he was deployed to Iraq twice, once in 2005 and again in 2007 until February 2008. He has covered numerous operations there, mainly in the city of Al Falluja and surrounding areas. He is a 2003 graduate of John F. Kennedy High School - Wheaton, MD where he was awarded as a Maryland Distinguished Scholar. Corum will be attending the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, DC starting the Fall of 2008 for photojournalism.