Commander Lippold, the former commanding officer of the Cole, is now an inspirational speaker and serves as an adviser and spokesman for a leading military family advocacy group.

Articles by Kirk Lippold

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Leadership Saves Lives

By Commander Kirk Lippold, U.S. Navy (Retired)
May 2009
The skipper of the USS Cole (DDG-67) when terrorists attacked in 2000 salutes the ship's well-trained crew.