Brick was born in Fort Lauderdale, and raised in New Port Richey, Florida. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1991 as a nuclear power technician and served aboard the fast attack submarine USS Boise [SSN 764]. Later he was selected for the Enlisted Commissioning Program where he graduated from Old Dominion University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and earned his commission as an Ensign. He has served a combat tour in F/A-18C’s with VFA-87 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom [OIF] and a department head tour flying F/A-18F’s with VFA-102 in the Far East.
A graduate of the Air Force Institute of Technology with an M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering and U.S Navy Test Pilot School, class 132. His test career began as the F-35 ship suitability project officer at VX-23 intergrated Test Force. After his operational department tour in Japan he returned to VX-23 to serve as the lead carrier suitability officer and the offficer-in-charge of initial ship trials.
In June 2016 after 25 years in the Navy he transitioned to civilian life and joined Lockheed Martin as a test Pilot supporting F-16 and F-35 programs. Brick has flown over 20 different types of aircraft including an experimental British Sea Harrier, the U-2 and the Mig-15. He has the distinction of being the first aviator to execute a shipboard arrestment when he successful landed the F-35C abourd the USS Nimitz [CVN68].