Today's bio is on one of my personal heroes, John Divad, a hardcore Marine who has strong family values. With unconventional tactics, John attempts everything in his power to keep his family and career from unraveling. But, sharing a home with an alcoholic wife, schizophrenic daughter, and an ultimate battle of good versus evil taking place in his attic, is enough for any man to lose his cool. I have to admit, of all the characters in The Demon Side, John Divad is the one I look forward to interviewing most. Once you get to know him a little bit better, I am sure you will understand why that is. Ladies and gentlemen, without further ado, I give to you the bio of John Divad.
Name: John E. Divad
Rank: Master Gunnery Sergeant, U.S.M.C
Birthdate: Only birthday you need to know is November 10th, 1775, the Marine Corps birthday.
Weight: 180 pounds
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Sandy Blonde
Facial Hair: None
Marital Status: Widower/ Remarried
Occupation: United States Marine Corps
Distinguishing Marks: EGA (right peck), Dagger wrapped with ribbon stating ‘Death before Dishonor’ (Left Peck), U.S.M.C (across shoulders), English bulldog wearing Drill cover (middle of back), Devil Dawgs (lower back)
Motto: Semper Fidelis (Always Faithful)
Favorite Quote: Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem. (Ronald Reagan, President of the United States; 1985)
Last Tweet/Facebook Status Update: None. Social Networking on the World Wide Web is as useful as an M-9 with no ammunition.
Last song played on your IPod: Proud Mary by CCR. Anything by CCR, really.
Favorite Song: Mercy Seat by Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Favorite Movie: Mary Poppins (laugh, and I’ll slit your throat, before you have a chance to blink.)
Favorite Cartoon Character: Hands down, the Chicken Hawk.
Favorite Weapon: M-203 is tied with M-249 SAW
Best Friend: My M-16A
Worst enemy: My daughter’s Schizophrenia
10 things we should know about you:
9) I love Chinese take-out
8) In my youth, I rode an imaginary motorcycle, for six months.
7) I met my first wife at a wedding, some buddies and I crashed,
after graduating Marine Corps Basic Training.
6) I enjoy people watching.
4) I sleep with a knife under my pillow.
3) Jell-O freaks me out.
2) Candy calms me down.
1) I hide candy bars throughout my home and my office.