During his last tour of duty in Iraq,
international bestselling author Lt. Col.
Jay Kopelman of the US Marines adopted
an abandoned puppy left behind during
the battle for Fallujah. Upon his return to
the US, he recounted the remarkable
story in The New York Times, Times of
London, Australian and Brazilian
bestselling memoir,
From Baghdad, With
Love: A Marine, the War, and a Dog
Named Lava.
Jay Kopelman
When Kopelman returned from Iraq, he
was asked to help train the Marines who
would return to Iraq as advisors to the
Iraqi armed forces and police. His last
assignment was as the Deputy Assistant
Chief of Staff for advisor training at 1st
Marine Expeditionary Force. Speaking to
audiences about his experience in Iraq,
while sharing his story of Lava, he also
addresses his journey of leadership, and
his perspectives on current world events,
terrorism, and how politics will affect Iraq
and the world.
Copyright 2016 © Barry M. Baker