Donovan Chapman is an American country music artist born in Farmerville, Louisiana. At age seventeen, Chapman enlisted in the United States Air Force. He spent ten years in the Air Force, including five years in the Air Force Pararescue. During his leave time, he met Mike Curb, head of the Curb Records label, and was soon signed to the label. Chapman's first single, "There Is No War", was released in 2003. The single was dedicated to families of American soldiers who had died overseas. Chapman recorded two albums for Curb Records, shortly before returning to duty in Afghanistan.