Larry Dandridge is the CEO/senior writer with TV&V Publishing, LLC. His leadership, aerospace, business, and logistics articles have been published in over 23 magazines and newspapers, and two books in the US, Germany, and England. He is the past CEO of CLC Hospice, LLC. He worked 23 years in aerospace as a regional and program manager, quality manager, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and proposals/marketing manager. He is an Army ex-enlisted infantryman; ex-aviation warrant officer; and ex-combat attack, utility/scout helicopter pilot; Army ex-fixed wing single/multi-engine pilot, flight examiner, maintenance test pilot, and instructor pilot. He is Vietnam era wounded warrior and retired Army Lt. Colonel. Larry is an FAA Certified Flight Instructor. He has an FAA Commercial Pilot license in helicopters, airplanes, instruments, and academics. He is a graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (BS in Aeronautical Science), Florida Institute of Technology (MS Transportation Mgt), the Armed Forces Staff College (Logistics/Joint Ops), Haus Rissen Institute (strategic think tank), and dozens of other military aviation, logistics, and contracting schools. Larry has a CA College Teaching Credential in Aeronautics, Industrial Operations, and Military Science. He is an honors graduate from 3 police academies in AL and MO. He has served as an company commander, battalion XO and Operations officer, a division maintenance officer, a US-German negotiator, a SW Asia adviser, aviation science officer, transportation officer, locomotive operator, and maintenance chief at the Army Aviation Center. Military awards include 4 Sliver Quill Writing Awards, Purple Heart, German Silver Cross, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, Combat Air Medals, Legion of Merit, Joint Meritorious Service Medal, 5 Meritorious Service Medals, Commendation Medal, & others. His civilian awards include the AUSA Brenda M. Dougherty Award, 3 Exceptional Service Awards, Significant Achievement Award, and President's Award; the VA Volunteer/Sponsor Award and Special Achievement Award; MOAA's Robert J. Lahm Award. He is a member of the West Point Logistics Hall of Fame. He is married and has 5 children. He owns 2 miniature Greyhounds. He loves writing, dogs, tennis, fishing, and reading. He is currently writing Book 2 of Blades of Thunder. He is contracted to write 2 police suspense thrillers and a children's book. He welcomes contact at LDandridge@earthlink.net and 843-276-7164.