Angry Staff Officer

Angry Staff Officer is an engineer officer in the Army National Guard with an enlisted infantry background. He has blogged under the name 'Angry Staff Officer' since 2014 and is a member of the Military Writer's Guild. He has served in multiple positions in both staff and line units, at the company, battalion, and division levels, and served one tour in Afghanistan. Angry Staff Officer holds his master's degree in history. He enjoys snark, satire, cynicism, history, and overanalyzing foreign policy.

Recent articles from Angry Staff Officer

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The Battle Of Toad Hall Is A Masterpiece Asymmetrical Warfare
How “The Wind in the Willows” can teach us about small unit actions in warfare.
Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley projects power.
6 Poses Every Soldier Needs To Master In The Army
The way you stand says a lot about who and what you are.
U.S. Army soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, tell stories while waiting for a night static-line jump during Large Package Week at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., Feb. 6, 2016. )
The 3 Things That Make Service Members Great Storytellers
Stories serve as a way for service members and veterans to make sense of what they have experienced.
Carrying on the legacy of Audie Murphy
23 Literal Translations Of Military Graphics That Actually Make Sense
These interpretations make way more sense than their intended meanings.
A screenshot from the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer on YouTube.
How The Star Wars Franchise Started As A Commentary On American Imperialism
George Lucas’ original intent was that his original trilogy be remembered as a striking blow against American imperialism.
Best Of The Best 2013 Day Four
The Reflective Belt: An Icon Of The Global War On Terror
The U.S. is still involved in conflicts throughout the Middle East. It's a dangerous world. Don't forget your reflective belt.