Colonel Jeff O'Leary (ret.) served more than twenty-two years in the USAF and retired from the Pentagon in 2002 as a full Colonel. He logged more than two thousand flight hours including combat time. He was awarded the Legion of Merit three Air Medals the Southwest Asia Service Medal with two Battle Stars and an Outstanding Unit Award with Valor. The founder and director of Mission of Joy a ministry to homeless and orphaned children of India he is the author of Taking the High Ground the New York Times bestseller America Out of the Ashes and the CBA bestseller Brave Hearts Under Red Skies. He and his wife Cindy have been married for twenty-nine years. They have six children five living. For more information visit www.jeffoleary.com.