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Born in Chicago, Illinois on April 3, 1951, Joni Parker and her family moved to Japan for four years when she was 8, and then to Phoenix, Arizona where she graduated from Camelback High School and attended Arizona State University before joining the Navy. She got married and returned to college, getting her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Florida. She returned to the Navy as a commissioned officer, obtaining a Master of Military Art and Science degree from the US Army Command and General Staff College in 1994. In 1998, Joni retired from the Navy after 22 years of service as a Commander. Recently, she worked for the federal government until she decided to devote more time to writing and retired again.