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Dan Hampton

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U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (Ret. ) Dan Hampton flew more than 150 combat missions during his twenty years (1986-2006) as a Wild Weasel fighter pilot. For his service in the Iraq War, Kosovo conflict, first Gulf War, and elsewhere, Colonel Hampton received four Distinguished Flying Crosses with Valor, a Purple Heart, eight Air Medals with Valor, five Meritorious Service Medals, and numerous other citations. He is a graduate of the USAF Fighter Weapons School, USN Top Gun School (TOGS) , and USAF Special Operations School. A recipient of several awards for tactical innovation, Hampton pioneered air-combat...

Simon Winchester

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Simon Winchester, OBE, is a British writer, journalist and broadcaster who resides in the United States. Through his career at , Winchester covered numerous significant events including Bloody Sunday and the Watergate Scandal. As an author, Simon Winchester has written or contributed to over a dozen nonfiction books and authored one novel, and his articles appear in several travel publications including and In 1969, Winchester joined first as regional correspondent based in Newcastle upon Tyne, but was later assigned to be the Northern Ireland Correspondent. Winchester's time in Northern Ireland placed...