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M.J. Kephart

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in Aberdeen, MD, The United States


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MJ Kephart was born on an Army post in Aberdeen, Maryland, and spent his early years in places as diverse as a munitions depot in the California desert, and a small German town with a castle. His hometown, by virtue of longest residence, is Columbia, Missouri.

Graduating from West Point with a degree in political science, he was commissioned as an infantry officer and served fourteen years in a number of exciting roles, including a year inside the Korean DMZ, and two short deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. The highlight of his career was serving as a company commander alongside the outstanding men of the 2nd Ranger Battalion. He went on to work in the US Army's Special Operations Command, witnessing the inner workings of the Spec Ops and

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Ski Dubai

I was talking to a friend the other day about Dubai and using it as a setting in White Sea Rising. This wealthy city-state has captured the imagination of many people, and several year ago my wife and I were fortunate to join the millions of tourists it receives each year.

At the time we had family living as expats in Dubai and working as cabin crew for the national airline, Emirates. In precedi...

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