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Published:August 7th, 2009 20:21 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Jeff Edwards Author of Torpedo

Judyth Piazza chats with Jeff Edwards Author of Torpedo

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Jeff Edwards is a retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, and an Anti-Submarine Warfare Specialist. He is currently working as an expert civilian advisor to the Fleet Anti-Submarine Warfare Command, and the Naval Space Warfare Systems Command.

A combat veteran, Jeff is a recipient of the Combat Action Ribbon, the Navy Commendation Medal, the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, campaign ribbons for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the liberation of Kuwait, and numerous other medals and citations.

His naval career spanned more than two decades and half the globe - from chasing Soviet nuclear attack submarines during the Cold War, to launching cruise missiles in the Persian Gulf. Trained extensively in mainframe computers, weapons systems, and naval combat tactics, he brings an experience-based edge of authenticity to his writing.

His novel, TORPEDO is the winner of the 2005 Admiral Nimitz Award. Torpedo has recently been optioned by film producer Paul Sandberg (The Bourne Supremacy). Jeff is hard at work on his next novel, a naval thriller tentatively titled "MIRV.`

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