D. Lamonica is a retired US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer of 24 years having served during Operation Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom during his military career. It was during this time where he began keeping a memoir of his life and times in the navy. Once D. Lamonica was retired, he was faced with a life changing event which prompted him to focus entirely on writing to keep his mind at ease and focused. From these writings, his main character in most of his books, Deric Tyrrell was born. Whether it is fiction or non-fiction, D. Lamonica takes you on an adventure through his life of successes and failures through his character Deric Tyrrell to entertain, educate, inform, and help the readers of his books. D. Lamonica has two children and his Calico cat named Kitt.