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
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.
How An Imperial Officer Evaluates Stormtrooper Performance
Simulations and garrison duty degrade combat performance.
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.
23 Literal Translations Of Military Graphics That Actually Make Sense
These interpretations make way more sense than their intended meanings.
The Real Point Of Eisenhower’s Warning About The Military-Industrial Complex
Eisenhower’s dual warning holds as true today as it did in 1961.
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.
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.
How The War Overlooked In History Books Changed The Course Of America
Few Americans can name World War I campaigns and battles, let alone why and when U.S. service members fought overseas.