About the author
John Thompson is a father of four and grandfather of 12. He is native of Savannah, Georgia and graduate of the University of Georgia, University of Maryland Far East Division, and the Naval War College. He is a Vietnam veteran retiring from the U.S. Navy as an aviator with rank of commander, having served in Asia, Europe, Alaska, and North and South America.
Following his Navy career, he was employed by a nuclear utility in jobs including Quality Assurance, Engineering, and Security. He currently lives on the family's farm in Georgia and teaches Sunday School in a rural evangelical Missionary Baptist Church.