Author Jack Kassinger was born in Henderson, Kentucky, but spent his formative years in the small rural town of Livermore. He joined the Marine Corps and served in Vietnam where he was wounded in action. Following his tour in the Marines, Jack joined the Central Intelligence Agency and retired as a Senior Intelligence Officer.
After retiring, Jack was employed with a privately held company to manage security operations for the construction of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, and the new U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China.
Jack currently resides in Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas, with his wife, Cherie. His interests include golf, music, travel and writing.