Victor Cox

Biography

Victor Cox is an aspiring writer. After growing up in northern Louisiana, he was drafted into Military service and chose the Air Force as a career. Married at the time, his son was born when he was in Vietnam. His son was eight months old the first day Victor saw him in person. Victor and his family moved to many stateside locations in the Air Force, including one tour in Germany. Victor retired from the Air Force after twenty eight years of service. His military service encompassed being an aircraft maintainer, a flying Crew Chief, aircraft maintenance instructor, and manager. He is a retired Chief Master Sergeant (E9). After completing a tour in Vietnam, he pursued his educational opportunities. After such a precarious start in High School, he earned three Associate of Science Degrees and a Bachelor of Science Degree. He graduated valedictorian from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He regrets telling people he was the only one in his family to graduate High School and go to college. He has one son and three grandsons. He presently resides in Powderly, Texas.

Books

Sixteen Vs, Book Five, Surviving Vietnam
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 5. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 157,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Victor's adventures getting to, during, and getting home from Vietnam are more unusual than most. Trials and turmoil continue in the exciting and dangerous events he deals with. Boot camp and technical school provide unique situations, but nothing like the challenges in Vietnam. Amid the chaos of war, he deals with racial hatred. Even during play his exploits turn potentially life threatening.
Sixteen Vs, Book Four, The Young Adult Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 226,600. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
Chaos and unusual circumstances reign in Victor's life during the late '60s. At this last home location, he struggles in unique life lessons, surprising school events, and backfired plans. Tragedy in romance, a puzzling marriage start, and the military draft round out his trials. As Victor comes of age, he navigates through different types of challenges. Some successfully, and others, not so well.
Sixteen Vs, Book Three, The Adolescent Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 130,300. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / adolescence
Amazing life lessons, broken bones, getting shot at, and several other ‘firsts’ in Victor’s life make this an exciting phase of learning. A typical experimenting teenager trying to dodge the pitfalls of life while having fun. Breaking his vow, Victor is forced to quit school. Several life-threatening events will keep you glued to the pages, holding you in suspense, as you search for the outcome.
SIXTEEN Vs, Book Two, The Mid Teen Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 2. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 111,450. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Tragedy hits Victor's family and recovering from the temporary split-up helps shape his character. School yard games spin off in nostalgic events for kids living in the early 1960s. His continual desire for adventure creates several problems and unexpected outcomes. His many ‘firsts’ provide humorous memories for anyone. Life lessons abound as he escapes dangerous situations.
Sixteen Vs, Book One, The Childhood Years
Series: Sixteen Vs, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Sixteen Vs in one family? Maybe you thought you had a large family? Imagine sixteen. Read my compelling and exciting collection of life events that will make you wonder how I survived in a large family. Experience my early life trials spanning near-death, to tender and heartwarming moments growing up in the 1950/60s on a Louisiana farm.
Creek Fishing, Survival
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This is the mostly true account of Victor surviving an afternoon/night fishing trip in a creek. It’s an action-packed thriller filled with adrenaline pumping events that will entertain and scare you. His artful rendition of escaping several near-death fabricated “boogers” are sure to delight those looking for heart-throbbing suspense and unbelievable mysteries.

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