Michael Ware, ‘The Price of Freedom—Stories From Under The Hats’

Lt. Col Mike Ware, USAF (ret) is a West Virginia native. He received his Bachelor of Science—Electrical Engineering (West Virginia University); Masters Public Administration (Troy State University).


Mike served from 1974-1995 as a Command Pilot-United States Air Force—

3400+ flight hours in F-15 Fighter and trainer aircraft.

From 1995-2013 Mike was a FedEx pilot: B727, DC10.

Volunteer Service:

Forever Young Veterans Organization—Collierville, TN

Veterans Last Patrol- Spartanburg, SC

Miracle Hill Ministries- Greenville, SC

Church Missions and Ministries

Published author of:

Book: Forever Young Veterans—Stories of Sacrifice, Healing, and Hope

Chicken Soup for The Soul

Southern Writers’ Magazine: “Best of Fiction Short Stories”

Several Anthology books


Mike lives in Travelers Rest, SC; celebrating 46 years of marriage bliss to Suzanne; three married children, 10 adorable grandchildren.