Stuart E. Rawlinson is the son of Bradford S. Rawlinson, 92nd Bomb Group Heavy, 407th Bomb Squadron, based in Podington, UK during WWII. Stuart grew up in California as a baby-boomer and was always intrigued by his father's accounts of the air war over Germany. One regret is that he did not ask the questions then that he has now. Stuart holds degrees in geology, and lived and practiced geology in Alaska for twelve years before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1988. Stuart worked for over thirty-three years at the Nevada National Security Site in program and project roles relevant to environmental operations, nuclear weapon stockpile stewardship, national and global security, and nuclear nonproliferation. Now retired, he splits his time between Nevada and Hawaii.