Eric Johnson is a veteran who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Egypt, and Kuwait and was in the US Army for 15 years (12 active, 3 National Guard). He has deployed to those two countries and uses those experiences to write military science fiction. He is awarded the Bronze Star (with "V" device) from his service in Afghanistan. He currently lives in Baltimore and spends his time to write stories based on his experiences as well as using current events to focus on counter-insurgency as well as other related topics. He also writes limited erotica and steampunk short stories on occasion.