Bruce Nickel was raised on a Cattle Ranch in Southwestern Saskatchewan Canada. He joined the Canadian Army in 1986 as an Infantryman. He served with the 1st Battalion Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry as a Reconnaissance Patrolman and Sniper. He served overseas on Operation Harmony Roto 4 Croatia (The Former Republic of Yugoslavia. After releasing from the military Bruce worked as a back country horseback guide in Banff National Park Alberta, and as a herd health worker on a small feedlot in Alberta. Bruce has completed training and is a Master Journeyman Sheet Metal Worker in Calgary Alberta. He is a history enthusiast who watches historical documentaries, historical fiction and can spend hours in a museum. Bruce is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and enjoys riding whenever he can.