JW Arbuckle was born and raised in Tracy City, TN during The Great Depression. He served in the US Army during WWII as an Artillery Officer and was awarded the Purple Heart after being struck by a mortar in eastern France in January 1945. He went on to have a career in Local Government and the nuclear industry. He is also a freelance author. These published works are only the beginning, as he has a lot more short and full length stories in both fiction and non-fiction that remain unpublished at this time.