Ted Spain

Col. (Ret) Ted Spain

Colonel (Retired) Ted Spain is a native of Wendell, North Carolina, and entered the Army as a Private First Class. He is an inductee into both the US Army Officer Candidate School Hall of Fame and the US Army Military Police Regimental Hall of Fame. Before joining the Army he was a police officer in Greenville, North Carolina.

In the Army, he served in key leadership positions, culminating as Commander of the 18th Military Police Brigade during the ground war and first year of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

He is currently the Director of the Tactical Force Operations Division, at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site, a major storage site for special nuclear material and resides in Aiken, South Carolina.

AUDIO: Spain talks with Florida talk show host Marc Benier about his new book. Look for his February 25th interview.

AUDIO: Spain discusses Iraq on radio with For Your Ears Only.

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Book CoverBreaking Iraq: The Ten Mistakes That Broke Iraq
A brigade commander’s tour of duty in Baghdad during the first chaotic year of the American occupation following the 2003 invasion.


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