Richard S. Lowry                                Military Historian
Richard S. Lowry - Author - Speaker - Military Historian


            Richard S. Lowry is an internationally recognized military historian and author. He has just released New Dawn, The Battles for Fallujah, Savas Beatie LLC, May, 2010. He has previously published The Gulf War Chronicles (iUniverse, 2003 and iUniverse Star, 2008), Marines in the Garden of Eden (Berkley Caliber, 2006) 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) and has recently completed a battle study of Task Force Tarawa’s involvement in the 2003 invasion, also for the Marine Corps History Division.

            He has been published in Armchair General, Military Magazine 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 like,, and and now has his own site; He has also written for military websites such as,,  and

            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 on many different subjects relating to the current war in Iraq and Operation Desert Storm.

            Richard has appeared on Book TV and Veterans Chronicles and is regularly featured on the Andrea Shea King internet radio program. He is a military contributor to WFLA news radio in Orlando and has appeared on several 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 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 distinction from iUniverse. This year, “Perfect Valor” received the best feature documentary award at the 2009 GI Film Festival.

            Richard has established himself as a contemporary expert on the war in Iraq with a substantial radio, television and internet following. He is a writer, marketer and captivating public speaker.


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