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...
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...
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...
By MRE board member Sig Christenson San Antonio Express News For a decade before a sex scandal engulfed Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Air Force officials knew about persistent problems with basic training instructors seeking sexual relationships with trainees. .Between September 2002 and...
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...
Dear Members, Military Reporters & Editors saw a lot of success in 2015, but we need your help to ensure this year is even better. Last year, U.S. Pacific Command boss Adm. Harry Harris headlined our annual conference, held at the...
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...
By Don North. Few monarchs have embraced the life and times of their country more dramatically than did King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, whose earthly remains were cremated Monday while over a million of his former subjects watched in awe...
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.
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...

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