Dennis L. Anderson
Dennis Anderson served with 3/8 armor Cavalry on the East German border in Cold War Germany, 1972-1975. He has worked as a news man ever since, in newspapers, UPI and Associated Press. With two embed trips to Iraq/Kuwait in 2003-2004 with California National Guard, he contributed column/blogs about the war to Editor & Publisher. He holds a master's degree in social work with military emphasis, and holds much closer a Marine son who survived the second battle of Fallujah.
Recent articles from Dennis L. Anderson
Service Members And Families Enjoy Night Of ‘Combat Dining Out’
The airmen of Edwards Air Force Base dressed in costumes and water balloons for the 25th annual “Combat Dining Out.”
Lawmakers And Military Leaders Share Insights On Civilian-Military Divide
On Nov. 7, lawmakers and military leaders discussed ways to bridge the gap between the nation and the military at the Reagan National Defense Forum.
Remembering Manzanar Internment Camp, 70 Years Later
2015 marks 70 years since the end of World War II; it also marks the closing of the internment camps where we held Japanese Americans as prisoners for the duration of the war.
The Brilliance Behind Los Angeles’ Plan To Find Jobs For 10,000 Veterans
On Tuesday, Los Angeles observed the first anniversary of its veteran hiring initiative, 10,000 Strong.
Korean Family Honors Korean War Vets With An Annual Feast To Thank Them For Their Service
This Korean family survived the war in Seoul in the 1950s; now every year they host a dinner in California for the war veterans who fought to protect them.
Wounded Vet Receives New ‘Smart Home’ Thanks To The Amazing Efforts Of Local High School Students
Jerral Hancock’s move into his new “smart home” on Friday was made possible by the fundraising efforts of one high school history class and the Gary Sinise Foundation.
Veterans Are Using Social Media To Create Emergency Networks For Those In Need
Battle buddies across different states and time zones are now only a click away.
Dempsey: Academia Can Lead The Way In Fixing The Military Transition
Gen. Martin Dempsey recently praised efforts by the University of Southern California to support veterans and their families.
A Short Story Written 90 Years Ago Describes A Struggle Still Faced By Vets Today
A story by Ernest Hemingway about a soldier tormented by his experiences at war could have been written in our time, even though it was written 90 years ago.