Wayne is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi. He served over six years as an officer in the United States Air Force working as a navigator/flight instructor in the Hercules C-130E/H aircraft. He served in the southeast Asia conflicts and in other sites throughout the world. For the past 35 years, he has worked in the research and development field with a major global corporation. Wayne has been happily married to Barbara for over 15 years now. His interests include writing, reading, singing, playing guitar poorly, and enjoying the humor found in our everyday life.