During 30 years as a surface warfare officer (1110), CAPT Poplar commanded two ships and an amphibious squadron, He has served on the Joint Staff, the SECNAV Staff, and the OPNAV Staff. He attended the U.S. Army War College and has taught at both Vanderbilt University and the National Defense University. http://www.ussleahy.com/LeahyPhotos.html

Articles by James “Ros” Poplar III

Leningrad residents welcome US Navy

Back in the U.S.S.R.

By Captain James “Ros” Poplar III, U.S. Navy (Retired)
June 2022
Remembering a historic, groundbreaking port call to Leningrad by the USS Leahy and USS Tattnall in 1975.