Meet the Author
Colonel (ret) David Eberly grew up in Brazil, Indiana. He and Barbara (Freund) met at Indiana University before beginning their USAF journey, serving in eighteen locations, including the American Embassy in Canada. As an airman, he has flown over 3,400 hours in fighter squadrons in the Philippines, Germany, Southwest Asia and the U.S. His combat awards include The Distinguished Flying Cross, The Bronze Star and The Purple Heart. He is a proud recipient of the Hoosier Heroism Award, a Sagamore of the Wabash, a life member of the Order of Daedalians and Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. He has appeared on Good Morning America, America Tonight with Charles Kuralt, and DATELINE NBC, and has been featured in Gulf War specials on The History, Learning, and Discovery Channels. He continues to speak to civic groups, parochial organizations and military audiences.