Wes Choc grew up in Albuquerque, living there until 1965 when he joined the Marine Corps during the Vietnam era. After military service, he worked for the American Automobile Association (AAA) for over forty years. In 1992, he was appointed president/CEO of AAA MountainWest, overseeing business operations in Montana, Wyoming and Alaska. After retiring in 2008, he and his wife, Carol, moved to Arizona.
Wes has become an active community volunteer. With a TEFL certificate in hand, he spent three months teaching English as a second language in Ecuador ...and continues tutoring English here in Tucson to new US residents. He volunteers regularly at VA hospitals working with veterans with PTSD, TBI, as well as older veterans in hospice.
Wes plans to publish his third book in 2017 about several unique travel experiences.