About the Author
Mark Nelson first joined the Canadian Navy on Canada Day in 1980, at HMCS Chippawa, Winnipeg. He trained first as a Radar Plotter and later as a Naval Combat Information Operator. After 26-years of service, serving in almost every platform the Navy owned, plus different stints in fleet schools on both coasts, he finally landed back in Winnipeg as Coxswain of HMCS Chippawa. Today, he works at Red River College in Winnipeg as the Library Systems and Services Coordinator. He is also a part-time teacher, web site developer and author. Whiskey 601 is Mark's first novel.