John Ready was born in Louisville, KY but was raised in a small town called Linwood, KY. After High School, John spent one year at Lindsey Wilson College. After 9-11-2001, he dropped out of college to join the Military. Two months later he was at Ft. Knox, KY for basic training. He completed AIT in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD as a Diesel Mechanic. In January 2005, he was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, first at Camp Scania then later to Abu Ghraib. In June of 2006, he was stationed in Ft. Bliss, TX as a PATRIOT Missile operator/maintainer NCO. He met his wife, Jenny in El Paso and in 2008 while he was stationed at Osan AFB, Korea they had their son. He is now a Production Manager with a major automotive manufacturer and lives outside of Youngstown, OH with his family.