Adrian Cole is a former Army Captain. He served two combat tours as an artillery officer in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division. He holds a master's degree in Homeland Security, is finishing a second degree in Creative Nonfiction, and lives in Maine.
Recent articles from Adrian Cole
New Documentary ‘Searching For Home’ Reveals Raw Courage Of Vets Across Generations
A documentary chronicling the lives of veterans from WWII to Iraq and Afghanistan shows the life-long battles some are still fighting.
We’re Still Waiting For Change At My Local Vet Center
A Maine veteran explains how one vet center in his community remains understaffed and unable to meet the needs of his fellow vets.
The Case For Sticking Close To Your Veteran Community
A former Army captain responds to the idea that veterans should engage more with civilians.
An Iraq War Vet’s Firsthand Account Of The VFW National Convention
A Iraq War vet describes the clash of generations he observed at the 116th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention held in Pittsburgh.
The Dangerous Cultural Divide Within The US Veterans Population
A common theme among generations of veterans who fought in different wars is the mindset that the previous generation “had it so much harder than today’s military.”
It’s Time For More Millennial Vets To Join The Ranks Of The VFW
A millennial veteran calls on his peers to help modernize and reform the VFW.