John M. Millar
John M. Millar grew up in Central Pennsylvania and graduated from Cornell University in 1966. He served in the US Army from 1966 to 1969; graduated from Officer Candidate School in July 1967; served as a first lieutenant with the First Infantry Division in Vietnam in 1968 and 1969; and received two Bronze Stars, an Air Medal, and a Commendation Medal from the US Army. From the Vietnam government, Millar received the Vietnamese Honor Medal and the Vietnamese Gallantry Cross for joint operations. He graduated with an MBA from the Darden Graduate Business School, University of Virginia, in 1972. For the past forty-five years, he has served in senior executive positions in department stores, regional mall REITs, and mixed-use town center-development industries. The Wars Among the Paines is his first novel.