Ed Benjamin, after being born in Oklahoma City, grew up in Birmingham, Alabama; York, Alabama, and Greensboro, North Carolina (such was the life of being the son of a traveling salesman). Ed attended college at Saint Andrews Presbyterian college in Laurinburg, North Carolina, graduating with a Bachelors Degree. He joined the United States Air Force in 1963 and served his country for 27 years and 4 months. While in the Air Force, Ed worked with procurement officials for about 10 years helping acquisition teams evaluate and procure major Air force systems, such as the F-15 fighter, the B-1 bomber, the B-2 bomber, and other major systems. While in the Air Force, he earned his Masters Degree in Political Science from auburn University at Montgomery, Alabama as well as attending major Air Force schools such as the Squadron Officers School, the United States Air Force Command and Staff College, and the United States Air Force War College.
After retiring from the Air Force in 1990, Ed has served as a consultant to industry and small business helping them to obtain business with international, federal, state and local governments. He is a recognized expert in the art and science of preparing proposals which help win government contracts. His proposals have won over 25 contracts in the past 19 years (19 of them major contracts). The current dollar value of the contracts he helped his clients win totals over $14 billion.
He is still active as a proposal writer and proposal manager.
His book, "Cash In on the Obama $3 Trillion Spending Plan!: How to make large amounts of money by conducting business with or receiving grants from federal, state, and local governments" is one of Amazon's best sellers.
His latest fiction story, "Harry's War", is fast becoming another amazon best-seller.