Chris "MOGS" DiNote is a twenty-two year veteran of the United States Air Force and Air National Guard. He has deployed for Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and Noble Eagle. Chris is a graduate of the US Air Force Academy Class of 1999, and the USAF Weapons School. He holds an M.A. in Military History from Norwich University (2016), and a Master's in Strategic Studies from the Air War College (2017). Chris has also played saxophone and bass in several bands. He was born in Philadelphia PA, raised in South Jersey, and currently resides in the Florida Panhandle with his wife and usual co-author Jaime, and their daughter Remy.