Abraham Lopez born March 11, 1984, in Hoboken, NJ, and raised in both Bronx, NY, and Puerto Rico, Abraham Lopez is an American US Army Veteran enlisted in the US Army from 2005–2016. He was deployed overseas between 2008–2009 during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Endurance Freedom (OEF). He received three army commendation medals and three achievement medals, among others. "An Hero" is his debut novel. He is currently working on his second novel. He is married to Mileny Crews for 15 years and they have three children: Abraham Jr., 12, and Aleny and Alany, both 7.