Chief Warrant Officer 2 Tony Perez is an American soldier, defense contractor, and now the author of the James Chase series of books. His debut novel, The Delta Mission, is inspired by his experience as a soldier during his extensive and impressive military career. His notable accomplishments during his military career earned him several awards, to include the National Defense Security Award, Army Commendation, NATO Award, Afghanistan Campaign Award, Global War on Terrorism Award, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Award, among many others. Perez has a master’s degree in Information Technology, specializing in Cyber Security. He currently works full time for a defense contractor in Florida and part time as a CID Special Agent in the U.S. Army Reserves, both of which require him to maintain a security clearance.