Richard S. Lowry
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Richard S. Lowry

Twenty-First Century Historian Modern-Day Storyteller Richard S. Lowry is an internationally recognized military historian and author. He has recently finished his first novel. Code Name: Scarlet is a tale ripped from the front pages of your newspaper. It is available exclusively on Amazon.com. His last non-fiction book, New Dawn, the Battles for Fallujah (Savas Beatie LLC, 2010), was nominated for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in History and the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation’s coveted Wallace M. Greene, Jr. award. Richard has previously published the award winning Marines in the Garden of Eden (Berkley Caliber, 2006), The Gulf War Chronicles (iUniverse, 2003 and iUniverse Star, 2008), and US Marine in Iraq: Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003 (Osprey, 2006). Additionally, he contributed to Small Unit Actions (United States Marine Corps History Division, 2008). He has been published in Armchair General, Military Magazine, Soldier of Fortune and The Marine Corps Gazette. Richard was the military consultant to David C. Taylor for the award-winning documentary film, “Perfect Valor.” Richard frequently contributes to several internet news and blog sites i.e., www.op-for.com, www.theweeklystandard.com, and www.blackfive.com. Richard has spoken to many community organizations to include the Military Officers Association, the Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as the Florida Retired Chief Petty Officers Association, Marine Corps Association, Marine Corps League, Navy League, the Association of the US Army, the Military Officers Association, Rotary and Kiwanis. He has spoken at the Joint Forces Staff College, The Pritzker Military Museum and Library, and The First Division Museum. He has spoken on many different subjects relating to the current war in Iraq and Operation Desert Storm. Richard has appeared on Book TV and Veterans Chronicles. He was a military contributor to WFLA news radio in Orlando and has appeared on many regional television and radio programs. Richard is an award winning author. In 2006, Marines in the Garden of Eden won the Silver Medal for history and in 2010, New Dawn won the Gold Medal for history from the Military Writers Society of America. The Gulf War Chronicles also received recognition from MWSA in 2006 and has achieved Editor’s Choice, Reader’s Choice and STAR distinctions from iUniverse. In 2009, “Perfect Valor” received the best feature documentary award at the GI Film Festival. Richard has established himself as an expert on the war in Afghanistan and Iraq with a substantial radio, television and internet following. He is a distinguished historian, captivating writer and engaging public speaker.

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