Mark your calendar for the annual Military Reporters & Editors conference to take place at the Rayburn Office Building in Washington, D.C. The conference also will have an afternoon and evening event on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013. These two events...
Kristina Wong of the Washington Times was named today to the board of directors of the MRE. Wong replaces Kelly Kennedy who resigned in November from the board but continues to be an MRE member. Recently returning from reporting...
Journalist Michael Hastings died in a car crash in Los Angeles early Tuesday at the age of 33, according to a statement from his employer, BuzzFeed. Prior to reporting for BuzzFeed, Hastings contributed to Rolling Stone and GQ magazine. He...
Organizers for the 2013 National Edward R. Murrow Awards announced that freelance war correspondent and MRE board member, Alex Quade's "Chinook Down" has won the award in the category of National Online for Writing for her video report for...
Between 1970 and 1975 37 journalists covering the war in Cambodia were killed. On one single day, May 31, 1970, nine TV journalists from NBC and CBS News were ambushed and killed. They were Americans Welles Hangen, George Syvertsen,...
U.S. Army Special Operations Command holds a ceremony for families of fallen operators at Fort Bragg, N.C. every Memorial Day. Gold Star families from the past year meet each other and learn they are not alone, as the command...
Troops stationed at bases in Afghanistan enjoy some of the comforts of home: living quarters, bathroom facilities, cooked meals, even laundry and mail services. But as the U.S.-led coalition withdraws, life will become more “expeditionary,” meaning troops will begin roughing...
It's been almost eight years and there's still a hole where Adrian Stump was. It's plain from listening to the helicopter pilots and others who knew him when he lived in Pendleton and then deployed to Afghanistan. It's plain from...
MRE member and war reporter Alex Quade embedded long-term with Operational Detachment Alpha Teams of the 10th Special Forces Group in Diyala province, Iraq in 2007 and 2008. One of those “A- Teams” was ODA-072. Quade covered their training...
The winner of a Society of Professional Journalists award and the American Legion Award Fourth Estate Award, watch the trailer for “Chinook Down” by MRE board member Alex Quade. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8en28CsSI-E?rel=0&w=640&h=480]

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