Stu began his military career on July 20th 2009 in the Royal Navy as a Private aboard the HMS Will Salmon (Atlantic Fleet), under captain Joachim von Bremen. He enjoyed a brief period as Lieutenant here before taking over from and Fezoj as captain of the HMS thehorseltd (Atlantic Fleet) on September 24th, 2009. Along with his lieutenant Amalie Lohzen, Stu spent many weeks continuing the hard work of the previous captains to help make HMS thehorseltd one the most active and respected ships in the entire Navy. On November 12th 2009, Stu Beard was promoted to Commodore of the Atlantic Fleet by close friend and confidant R.R. Napier. Stu took a position within warfare command and quickly made a name for himself as a trustworthy and hardworking member of the team. On 6th December 2009, Stu made the difficult decision to leave the Navy due to real life commitments.
Later on Stu was a member of Special Air Service.
Stu was a member of Spectrum political party.