Mark R. Taylor is a a former deputy sheriff, firefighter and trucking company owner. He has over 20 years’ experience in the trucking industry.
In December, 2003, closed his trucking company and went to Iraq to work with Halliburton/KBR. He, along with many American truckers, took their expertise to Iraq and Afghanistan to deliver fuel, mail and supplies to our troops during the War on Terror. He became part of “The Iron Pony Express” – American truckers hauling mail to the troops out of the Joint Military Mail Terminal – Baghdad International Airport. They were truckers, military vets, patriots.
Mark currently is back in the United States driving and his commentary on politics and terrorism have been featured on Great Minds Think Right, American Daily, Family Security Matters and Town Hall. Mark has appeared on The Captain’s America, Dave Nemo, America’s Trucking Network with Bubba Bo and Landline Now radio programs to discuss his experiences in Iraq and terrorism in the United States. He co-wrote “American Truckers at War” with Truck It Records’ recording artist, Joey Holiday, and the song appears on “The Truckin’ Truth”. Mark is also the editor of the Warren, Arkansas, page on Topix.net.
Renee Taylor is web mistress of American Truckers at War and Iron Pony Express. Her background is in legal adminstration and trucking.
A former truck driver and publicist for Joey Holiday, she has appeared on The Dave Nemo radio program and The Captain’s America to discuss her articles for Family Security Matters on the trucking industry and terrorism. She has also created a channel on YouTube which features music videos made by herself and others.
The Taylors shared their experiences during Mark’s time in Iraq with writer, Col. Gerry Schumacher (US Army – Special Forces – ret), for his book, A Bloody Business, published by Zenith Press.