The military is a very cool world to write about. I went down to Fort Benning, Georgia, for military training, and I learned a lot about soldiers and officers and why they joined up and what their life has been like. I also got my butt kicked.
Bio: George Wildman Ball was an American diplomat and banker. He served in the management of the State Department from 1961 to 1966 and is remembered most as the only major dissenter against the escalation of the Vietnam War.