Elliot Ackerman

A West Point Literature Professor's Inspiring Plea for Creativity in Our Military
October 27, 2014

If you could give one book to a soldier, what would it be?

The Islamic State's Strategy Was Years in the Making
August 08, 2014

To stop ISIS, we must first understand it.

I Was a Marine in Afghanistan
Bowe Bergdahl haunted us all
June 04, 2014

The POW loomed ever-present. And it was not a welcome presence. 

Extraordinary Bravery on the Streets of Fallujah
"He lay face down, blood pooling around his waist..."
May 25, 2014

"He lay face down, blood pooling around his waist, moving just a little."

I Fought at Fallujah. Here's What I Think About When People Ask If It Was Worth It.
January 13, 2014

Al-Qaeda affiliates have retaken the city. What would my fallen comrades think of that?