Cynthia I. Morgan

Cynthia I. Morgan drove a big rig across the U.S. for twelve years before venturing on a one-year contract in 2003 with KBR in Iraq, where she became a civilian convoy commander in charge of up to thirty trucks delivering supplies to American bases throughout the war-torn country. After seven months back in the U.S., she returned to Kuwait and Iraq to keep driving. She lives, usually, in Tennessee.

Books by this Author

Cindy in Iraq is Cynthia Morgan's hair-raising yet jubilant chronicle of her perilous year in war-torn Iraq as a truck driver -- the most dangerous civilian job in the war zone. In the summer of 2003, a friend in the National Guard stationed in Iraq wrote to Morgan about KBR, a Halliburton subsidiary that was hiring drivers. Morgan was from a family with a long military history; her oldest son was in the National Guard at the time. Wanting to do her part for her country and struggling...