Christopher Eger is a first generation American of Russian-German decent and has been a student of military history and hopologist for more that 20 years. He is an associate member of the US Naval Institute, US Navy League, and a former Mississippi State Guardsman. He is a security consultant to the federal government and author of more than 200 published articles of interest. He formerly worked as a corporate trainer for a fortune 100 company, the department head of a county office, and for one of the top ten defense contractors in the country.
Besides his work on Suite101, he also contributes to CNN's iReports Program, History Times.com, and is the Military History Editor for The Dark Paladin Underground Bookseller. Christopher has been published in the historical journal England Expects, the newsletters Combat Forums and Strike First-Strike Fast and has appeared on Pacific Radio News on the subject of military history. A number of his works have also been republished on Helium.com.
He is currently working on a comprehensive English language book on the Russian Civil War while working towards his MA.