Paul K.  Chappell

Paul K. Chappell

Paul K. Chappell graduated from West Point in 2002, was deployed to Baghdad, and left active duty in November 2009 as a captain. The author of three other books, he serves as the peace leadership director for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and lectures throughout the country and internationally. He grew up in Alabama, the son of a Korean mother and a half-black and half-white father, who fought in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. For more information, visit Paul states, "West Point and the U.S. Army trained me how to be a peace activist. If you think working for world peace means pursuing a naive and impossible dream, what I learned in the military may change your mind, just as it transformed my understanding of humanity’s potential for peace"