Austin Bartolo has traveled the world during his 24-year career in the U.S. Air Force. After his tour of duty in the Air Force, Austin pursued his BFA in Creative Writing at Full Sail University. Austin hopes to publish fictional novels that combine his life experiences with horror in his fictional writing.
While serving his county as an enlisted member of the Air Force, Austin pursued his dream of earning a technical degree. After six years of going to school part time, Austin earned his BS in Computer Science from Chapman University. During his assignment at Travis AFB, CA, Austin was accepted to the prestigious Officer Training School where he earned his commission in the Air Force.
As an officer, Austin put his degree to good use and managed the base network at Scott AFB, IL. During this tour of duty, Austin applied for and was accepted to the Air Force Institute of Technology where he earned his MS in Computer Systems. Over the next ten years, Austin continued to do great things in the Air Force’s communications career field. He has garnered numerous awards for his outstanding work and leadership during his 24-year career.
Austin continues to work in an Information Technology (IT) related field for the Air Force while pursuing his BFA in Creative Writing. Austin hopes to one day hang his hat and walk away from IT to pursue a new career in writing.