Michael Dean Gold began his media production career serving around the world as an award-winning US Navy broadcast journalist. He then transitioned into civilian media as a TV news photojournalist where he resides in San Diego, CA. The American Defense Heritage Daily Calendar is the result of his passion for history combined with living and working in a region that has the largest military community in the United States. Michael is married to the finest woman heís ever known and together they have a daughter who recently graduated from San Francisco State University. Michael writes a weekly blog based on the calendarís events, people, and culture.