Wilfred Deac worked as an information services officer with the Naval Research Laboratory during the Galactic Radiation and Background (GRAB) Intelligence Satellites Program and Sugar Grove projects, serving as a bridge between the scientists and engineers who conducted the projects and the media. He then worked as a public affairs officer with the US Air Force at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) which was the primary launch site for the Air Force Eastern Test Range. Deac went on to hold various other government, as well as private-sector, positions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. He was a civilian government official attached to the US Embassy in Cambodia in 1971, and he has written Road to the Killing Fields published by the Texas A&M University Press, 1997. He currently works as a freelance writer.