Ward is a graduate of USNA and F-14 RIO residing in Annapolis MD. He was named Naval Institute Press Author of the Year in 2001 for his novel Punk's War and is also the author of Punk's Fight and Punk's Wing.
Ward is the host of his popular YouTube channel, where he discusses a variety of Naval Aviation topics as well as significant news about military aviation in general. The channel has 428,000 subscribers and his 308+ videos have been viewed over 66,000,000 times.
Todd "Temp" Templeton, DFWTH Marketing Director, flew with "Mooch" in VF-102 on USS America and arranged the Zoom presentation.