Dr. Darrel Pierce was raised in Arlington, TX. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University. He then attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he earned his medical degree. After finishing his medical education, he entered the United Sates Air Force where he completed a residency in Family Medicine at Eglin AFB, FL. After residency, he was stationed at F.E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne, WY. There, he helped provide medical support for Vice President Dick Cheney. He served 7 years in the air force before starting practice in East Texas.