Meet The Author

Marjorie T. Hansen became a military wife in 1958 when she married First Lieutenant Charles J. Hansen, Jr., United States Air Force, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Class of 1956. Marge shared his military experience that forever changed their lives—the Cold War, Vietnam War, and the aftermath of war. Brave Warriors, Humble Heroes: A Vietnam War Story pays tribute to their enduring love that played out all over the world: Japan, Florida, Mississippi, Ohio, Alabama, California, Hawaii, South Vietnam, North Dakota, Texas, and even a remote jungle base in the war zone on the Laotian- Thailand border.

Marge earned the Bachelor of Science degree from Florida State University and the Master of Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma. Her professional experience includes teacher in public higher education, communications instructor and education administrator for the United States Air Force, and manager in corporate marketing communications for Texas Instruments.

She lives in the Dallas area and continues her work to seek help for military dependents who were exposed to Agent Orange at USAF bases in Thailand during the Vietnam War. Marge is actively involved with the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association, Life Member; Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Life Member; Air Force Association, Gold Star Wives, Vietnam Veterans Association, Florida State University and University of Oklahoma alumni associations, American Association of University Women (AAUW), Alpha Xi Delta, and is a member of the Church of the Holy Communion, Dallas, TX. She has two sons and three granddaughters.

Brave Warriors, Humble Heroes: A Vietnam War Story