Dwayne Paro welcomes John Preston to today’s podcast. John is currently a Pacific Records recording artist and full time firefighter. As well, John is a former Marine Corps field wireman, running over a 100 combat missions while in theatre, 2000 to 2004 achieving the rank of Sergeant in his 4 years of service. John began his music career while in Iraq writing his song "Good Good America" which became an overnight success and gave John his first shot at the music industry signing a record deal upon his return from Iraq. John returned to the music industry in 2014 signing with Pacific Records and quickly releasing his first single "this IS war" in October of 2014. Since he has released many songs which he has received many accolades for and have had a profound impact focused on calls to action for issues such as stand against ISIS, PTS, and Suicide. John's life took a turn of tragic irony when in January of 2016 John's own brother fell victim to post traumatic stress and took his own life. The passing of his brother was enough to make him consider ending his career, but has instead fueled his hard work and passion and his new single superman falls is set to release in January of 2017 on a compilation album titled Battlecry: Songs of America's Heroes.