The Pentagon’s massive new Law of War Manual drew criticism from the New York Times editorial board on Monday for its section on how to treat journalists, which the Times said would “make their work more dangerous, cumbersome and subject...
Vietnam Revisited by Don North Wars are fought twice — once on the battlefield and again in our memory. The Vietnam War was a battle of memory, history and truth — and the stakes are still high. Honest reporting can shape our...
Combat journalist, Jackie Spinner, writes: "A new book on Dickey Chapelle is coming out this fall, the 50th anniversary of her death in Vietnam. Dickey was the first woman correspondent killed in Vietnam--and the first American journalist. I was...
MRE Board Member’s Spec Ops Combat Coverage Becomes Hollywood Movie A Hollywood film about MRE board member Alex Quade, called “Danger Close” is currently in production.   The Hollywood Reporter says the documentary feature is fully funded, and will be distributed worldwide...
Mark your calendars. The MRE conference is scheduled for Oct. 9, 2015 at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C. The Oct. 8 evening event will have authors and editors to talk about book publishing. More info to follow.
HONOLULU — As America and the world commemorate the centennial of World War I, one U.S. state is in danger of losing a memorial to its veterans killed in action. MRE member, Alex Quade, reports. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qR6iAyI6H4&w=560&h=315] The city of Honolulu...
Questions linger years after soldier guns down 16 in Afghanistan The answers to what might have allowed the worst U.S. war crime of the Afghanistan War to unfold may be found in an investigation conducted by U.S. Central Command. But the...
Fights between reporters and editors are classic. Reporters don’t trust editors, and editors don’t trust reporters. That little observation is by way of commenting on what has to be about the worst reporter-editor rift in the history of journalism. That’s...
The Medill National Security Journalism Initiative and Investigative Reporters & Editors, Inc. announce the Summer 2015 National Security Journalism Data/Watchdog Workshop in Washington, D.C. Medill is providing a full day’s worth of intensive, hands-on training focusing on how to use...
The Center for American Values welcomes Medal of Honor recipients Corporal Hershel “Woody” Williams, Sergeant First Class Bennie Adkins, Staff Sergeant Melvin Morris and the addition of their portraits to our gallery. Also in attendance, will be Medal of...

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