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Larry Hancock earned his BA with honors at the University of New Mexico, majoring in history, cultural anthropology and education. Upon graduation he enlisted in the Air Force, serving at the end of the Vietnam era. Following military service, his professional career was spent in the field of computer communications, working for Continental Telephone, Hayes Micro, and Zoom Technologies in both technical and marketing management positions. His business employment allowed him the opportunity for extensive travel in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Japan, China and Australia.
Following retirement, Larry returned to in his long term interest of historical research, focusing on the military and intelligence history of the Cold War. In addition to oral history work, he is became immersed in document research pertaining to the CIA, State Department, FBI and various military intelligence groups. Known as a "document geek", he researched and published several collections of intelligence and national security related documents prior to beginning his writing efforts. His document work led to his becoming a board member of the Mary Ferrell Foundation, a major online interactive history archive.