About The Author

Teri Stanley

Teri Stanley (Christensen) was born and raised in Racine, Wisconsin. At age 17 she joined the Army Reserves as a Huey Helicopter Mechanic. After high school she enlisted on Active Duty as a Black Hawk Helicopter Mechanic/Crewchief. She was stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and did two active duty tours in South Korea. During this time she also deployed to Somalia and Saudi Arabia. She got out after eight years, and spent almost four years as a civilian before reenlisting in the Army Reserves as a Combat Medic.