Author Dr. Henry F. Schreiner, Jr. graduated with High Honors from Oklahoma University in 1974. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in physics at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Schreiner worked for over fifteen years for the US Navy as a research physicist and oceanographer, receiving numerous achievement awards, including: The award for the Outstanding Employee with a Disability, for both the Office of Naval Research (ONR) – 1988 and Chief of the Naval Oceanographic Command (CNOC) – 1994, and Special commanding officer recognition awards for achievements in computational modeling – 1986 – 1988 – 1994. Hank, as he is known to his friends and family, has had a variety of interests and activities: he won 18 out of 21 wrestling matches while in graduate school, taught Sunday school, ran in four marathons, and built a house in the Texas Hill Country. He and his wife, Patty, have two sons, Henry III and Kaysen. Dr. Schreiner now resides in the Texas hill country, devoting himself to full-time writing.