Ballard 19 Author Publishes New Book About Local OIF Hero

Valor in IraqThe Post 3063 Adjutant received a tip from local writer of the “The Ballard 19”, Jerry Smith, that he recently published a book called “Valor in Iraq.” It documents the story of a 2003 Ballard High School graduate, Daniel Chavez, who died fighting for his country in Iraq.


Here’s a link to an article about the book, which is available on Amazon.


All proceeds go to the Daniel Chavez Scholarship at Ballard High School.