Pamela Hart Vines is a writer, a poet, and a veteran Army officer. She served twenty years in the military and now devotes her full time to writing and running her crisis management firm, Troop Public Relations. She has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Master of Arts in Management and Leadership from Webster University. Her other passions include reading, sewing, cruising and discussing natural hair techniques with anyone who'll listen. Pamela is an Aliquippa, Pennsylvania native. She and her husband live in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Active on social media, you can join Pamela's conversations on Twitter @The_Write_Won and subscribe to her blogs: www.trooppr.com/blog and www.pamelahartvines.com/blog.