"Award winning author...."
Kenny's most recent book, 'Seasons of Triumph', was released in February 2016. It's an inspirational novel-like story about the first eighteen years of his life as a coal miner's son, with scenes in McDowell County, West Virginia...Breathitt County, Kentucky... and Lockland, Ohio. Kenny describes how he struggled with severe shyness, his below average physical size and his strict mother before triumphing in sports and teenage love. In the first 90 days after release, the book received 13 book reviews on Amazon and all were five-star....To read a few pages of the book, click on this link....
Kenny was born in Lex, in McDowell County, West Virginia. His first four years of schooling were in near-by Bartley, and grades five through eight were in Evanston, in Breathitt County, Kentucky. His freshman year of high school was in Lockland, Ohio, and then he returned to McDowell County, West Virginia, and graduated from Big Creek High School.
After receiving a BA in English from Lincoln Memorial University, Kenny was selected for the Navy's Aviation Officer Candidate program. He earned his "wings" as a bombardier/navigator and then made two extended at-sea deployments aboard aircraft carriers with the squadron, VAH-11...flying A-3 'Skywarrior' jet bombers. After that, Kenny earned his Navy "Wings of Gold" as a jet pilot, and during the Vietnam War flew 140 combat missions as an A-7 'Corsair' pilot from aircraft carriers with the squadron, VA-82. Subsequent duties included: flight instructor in T-2Cs and TA-4Js; active duty Officer-in-Charge of VA-205, piloting A-4L and A-7B jets; staff duty as an aircraft accident investigator and safety officer; and Navy Liaison Officer at FAA headquarters.
After 22 years of naval service and accumulating 3,350 flight hours and 475 landings aboard aircraft carriers, Kenny retired from the Navy. Following that, he was a business entrpreneur and piloted the start-up of two successful small corporations, and then elected to try his hand as an author.
Kenny and his wife, Shirley, reside in Winchester, Virginia. Any comments about his books are welcome at; mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org You can follow him on facebook @KennyWayneFields and twitter @streetcar304