MSC Association Authors


Colonel Nancy L. McDaniel, USAF, MSC (retired)

A Sound Defense Military Historical Sites of Puget Sound A Sound Defense” is a comprehensive description of military sites of Puget Sound. Military historical sites in the twelve counties (Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish, San Juan, Island, King, Pierce, Thurston, Mason, Kitsap, Clallam and Jefferson) are described with an emphasis on the unique things which happened there. […]


Major Dave Tofanelli, USAF, MSC (retired)

“Your wife has cancer.” With those jolting words, two lives are changed forever. As Dave Tofanelli’s wife faced her battle, he faced his own, dealing with the worry and fatigue of a caregiver–problems that often seem insurmountable. This is the real-life story of a husband’s journey as he cares for his wife. The reality of […]


Lt Col David “UPS” Brown, USAF, MSC

The Stock Market Playbook.  A book on finance and investing.   Now available on The Stock Market Playbook focuses on teaching new investors how to trade stocks in any market. It takes the reader from start to finish including background chapters on finance, budgeting, and all aspects of investing. The playbook focuses on 7 key strategies […]


Colonel Keith Curtis, USAF, MSC (Retired), Ph.D.

“From Management Goal Setting To Organizational Results, Transforming Strategies Into Action” Quorum Books, 1994. Shows how managers in any organizational setting can improve their own and their teams’ results through a unique, step-by-step approach to setting goals and then – most importantly – by putting them into action.  Curtis lays bare the linkages between organizational […]


Colonel Frank Nelson, USAF, MSC (retired)

Financial Planner Frank Nelson Releases New Book on Advanced Planning An experienced and certified financial planner and healthcare executive offers guidance in documenting personal information in case the worst happens in this new book released by Dog Ear Publishing. The book provides valuable tools that will lead to peace of mind when planning for both […]


Colonel Dana Venenga, USAF, MSC (retired)

  “Leadership Secrets of a Slug” Published 2016, Westbow Press.    In Leadership Secrets of a Slug, Dana Venenga humorously writes about time-tested leadership skills he saw while “slugging” as a commuter along Interstate 95 in Northern Virginia on his way to work in D.C. Only someone as familiar with leadership as the Air Force […]


Lt Col Gene F. Brady, USAF, MSC (retired)

Gene F. Brady received his Ph.D. in Business from the University of Oregon. He has held tenured Professor Positions at two major Universities and a Research Fellowship at Yale University. His previous books include Executive Succession and Management by Involvement. His articles have appeared in numerous journals including Strategic Management Journal, Human Relations, and National […]


MGen Mike Wyrick, USAF, MSC (retired) and his wife Carol

Two multiple award winning, Bible-based books, “Ori’s Amazing Purpose” and “A Miracle for Micah”.  Both are available at, or Links to each book are provided below:   “Ori’s Amazing Purpose”:   Amazon URL: Young people naturally dream about their futures. They are influenced by family, friends, and teachers as well as the […]


Lt Colonel Thomas J. White, MSC, Retired

Enlisted in 1963 and commissioned in 1972, after a tour in Vietnam and two tours in Japan.  Retired in 1991 after serving in a number of Assistant Administrator positions in Alabama and Japan.  Later he was the Administrator at Los Angeles AFB and Hanscom AFB in Massachusetts.  Before retiring he did an Education with Industry […]


Lt Col Michael L. Perry

Lies on the Potomac In the Shadow of the Triangle (396 Page Fiction Novel) ISBN:  978-0-615-85744-2 As the country splits apart, John Wilkes Booth’s alleged conspiracy resurfaces to threaten the President of the United States.  The Coast Guard and Homeland Security, using new “classified” technology, race to protect a pending Fourth of July attack on […]