COL(R). Mike Ford is a retired Infantry Officer. He has served in Europe, Central America and in Southwest Asia, Commanding at the Detachment, Company, Battalion and Brigade Levels. He served as a Deputy Sheriff in South Florida for 10 Years. In a brief foray into the private sector, he was a Product Line Manager, specializing in special operations applications. Ford has been a contributor for American Thinker, Canada Free Press, the Gateway Pundit and Red State. He is currently the Managing Editor of American Free News Network, a 501(c)(3). You can find more of his work and that of other great writers there.