Jonathan Nowak Arnold was born on July 7th, 1959 in Eugene California, in Calizorinstan to Captain Jackson Ronald Arnold, and Emily Rosenberg Arnold. He was a navy brat, his father let him look around the San Diego Naval Yard when he was 12, and showed him his ship, the U.S.S Arizona, a Montana class battleship. He went to Constantine High School, and then went to the Naval Academy. He majored in Math and Physics, getting all of the requirements to be a pilot.
He was, though a navy brat, secretly harboring ambitions to join the Air Force, and on March 5th 1981, he joined the Calizorinstanian Air Force,