War Reporter, Alex Quade, embedded with Special Forces Operational Detachment Teams in Diyala Province, Iraq, as they called in airstrikes with A-10s and F-16s in 2007 and 2008, and advised as many as 1,400-Iraqis on missions. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUlvs3nK_YI&w=420&h=315]
An Army paratrooper’s crude attempt to stymie a newspaper investigation caused him more trouble than his questionable shooting of two Iraqi cattle herders seven years ago. Sgt. 1st Class Michael Barbera, who once faced life in prison on charges that...
Board member, Alex Quade, provides tips and advice for reporters wanting to cover war from the front lines. To see the video, click here.
Dear MRE members, In association with the University of Kansas, William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, we are conducting a survey to learn more about services and support news organizations provide for journalists covering violence or trauma....
He writes: "I'm joining the Washington Post next month to launch a new military blog. I'm reallly excited about it -- it puts me in my wheelhouse of covering the troops, in addition to writing about military technology, strategy,...
People often ask where reporters get their story ideas. Carl Prine, investigative reporter for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, learned of a story four years ago in a roundabout way. It turned into a blockbuster — and last week it led to...
After the votes were counted, MRE now has new board members who will join those re-elected. In addition, Amy McCullough of Air Force Magazine, is the new president of the organization. Members voted to increase the board of directors from...
The following members are candidates for the board of directors and officer positions. The election is by electronic ballot, and has been sent to all active members on April 3, 2014 (check your spam folder, just in case). Election...
MRE member, Kimberly Dozier, best-selling author of "Breathing the Fire: Fighting to Survive, and Get Back to the Fight" (2011), has been named the 2014-15 General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership. While in residence, she will teach at...
The annual MRE Journalism Contest and Awards recognize outstanding military reporting in several categories. Highlight your work that was published or broadcast from Jan. 1, 2012 to Dec. 31, 2012. The contest deadline has been extended to 5 p.m. EDT,...

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