Brian Adam Jones
Brian Adam Jones the co-founder and editor-at-large of Task & Purpose.
Brian previously covered military and defense issues for Business Insider.
He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2009, after graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire.
He served honorably and separated from active duty in February 2013. Working as a combat correspondent, he deployed to Helmand province, Afghanistan, from July 2011 until March 2012.
He was named the Print Journalist of the Year by the Marine Corps Division of Public Affairs for 2010 and 2011.
He lives in Harlem, New York, and is currently working on his undergraduate degree in political science at Columbia University.
Recent articles from Brian Adam Jones
Who Is The ‘Old-Style Soviet Type’ Ambassador Who Keeps Getting Trump’s Team In Trouble?
The Russian Ambassador to the U.S. has a long and deep history in first Soviet then Russian diplomacy.
The National Security Team Is Looking More And More Like Mattis
Just over a month into the Trump administration, the national-security apparatus is beginning to look a lot like Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
You’ve Probably Never Heard Of The Best Military Veteran In The NFL
Alejandro Villanueva went from Afghanistan veteran and Army Ranger to starting left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
This Decorated Marine Was Killed Trying To Help A Crashed Driver
Staff Sgt. Enrico Rojo was a decorated Marine who gave his life trying to help a suspected drunk driver.
This Marine Vet Was Fired As A Cop For Following His Military Instincts
Marine veteran Stephen Mader refused to shoot Ronald Williams. It turns out his instincts were right.
John Glenn Had This Reply To A Politician Who Said He ‘Never Held A Job’
When his Senate primary opponent, Howard Metzenbaum, challenged his military service, John Glenn had the perfect response.