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Jason Nulton

Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, Jason Nulton is an Air Force veteran and author who served as a logistics officer and unit commander at locations throughout the United States, Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and Afghanistan. Now teaching leadership and energy science at Ohio Valley University, he holds two masters’ degrees and has appeared in the webcast “The Bulge: The First Seven Days.” In addition, he has collaborated with British historian and History Channel commentator Martin King on a documentary book detailing a century of combat by the US Army's 4th Infantry Division from World War I to Afghanistan and Iraq, which will be published in the fall of 2016. He is currently writing his next volume based on the true story of a Vietnamese family who escaped Saigon the day before it fell in April 1975.

Recent articles from Jason Nulton

Then-Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III congratulates Cadet 1st Class Amy Silverbush at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2016 graduation ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 2, 2016.
Leadership
Gen Welsh’s Love For Airmen Will Be His Lasting Legacy
Gen. Mark Welsh placed his love and respect for his airmen and their families above all else.
Gen. Ambrose Burnside (seated, center) and officers of the 1st Rhode Island at Camp Sprague, Rhode Island, 186.
History
3 Lessons I’ve Learned From Military History
Here are a couple things military history has shown me.
Hershel “Woody” Williams accepted the dedication of a 68,000 square foot military training center in his name in Fairmont, W. Va. Oct. 18, 2012.
Leadership
This World War II Hero Still Leads By Example 70 Years After He Served
Years after clearing paths through the Battle of Iwo Jima with a flamethrower, Woody Williams is still serving his country.
A 1st Infantry Division half track plows its way through a muddy road in the Hurtgen Forest, February 1945.
History
Hürtgen Forest: America’s Longest, Most Costly Battle During World War II
At the Battle of the Hürtgen Forest, over 4,500 American troops were killed and wounded — and for the cost, very little ground was gained.
U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter crew chief, Tech. Sgt. Brian West, watches his aircraft approach for the first time at Eglin Air Force Base, July 14, 2011.
Community
A Look At Air Force Readiness 68 Years After Its Formation
After 68 years of organized air power, have strategic cost reductions taken a toll on Air Force readiness?
Belgian nurse Augusta Chiwy, left, talks with author and military historian Martin King moments before receiving an award for valor from the U.S. Army, in Brussels, Dec. 12, 2011.
History
Augusta Chiwy: The Forgotten Nurse Who Saved Hundreds of American Lives During World War II
Belgian nurse Augusta Chiwy risked her life in 1944 to save hundreds of American soldiers, yet her story was almost lost in history.
1st Lt.  Audie L. Murphy poses after receiving the  Medal of Honor and the Legion of Merit during a ceremony in Salzburg, Austria,  June 7, 1945.
Community
How Hollywood Turned Audie Murphy Into A Movie Star After World War II
Audie Murphy, most remembered for his performance on the battlefield, also spent 21 years working in Hollywood.
Lt. Col. Lyle Bernard, CO, 30th Infantry Reg., a prominent figure in the second daring amphibious landing behind enemy lines on Sicily's north coast, discusses military strategy with Lt. Gen. George S. Patton.
Leadership
What History Can Teach Us About Leadership — Good, Bad, And Ugly
While it’s hard to pin down what good or bad leadership is, we all know it when we see it, here are some examples of each.
Pilots of the Army Air Forces 64th Fighter Squadron, 57th Fighter Group, in front of one of their Curtiss P-40 Warhawk fighters in North Africa, April 1943.
History
The Army Air Forces Dominated The Skies Of World War II
To talk about the U.S. Army Air Forces is to talk about World War II.
Edward L. Doheny testifying before the Senate committee investigating the Teapot Dome Affair that took place under the Harding administration, Jan. 24, 1924.
History
The Long History Of Presidential Scandal And US Politics
There are more than a few Americans who think politicians are less trustworthy today, but politics and scandal have a long relationship in U.S. history.
Frank Lindsey, wears a Veterans hat surrounded by flags as he attends a Veterans Day parade Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in Montgomery, Ala.(AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Community
The Shifting Public Perception Of America’s Veterans
You can’t go to war without public support, and a look into the past reveals a patchwork of sentiments.
The Air Force Central Command Band performs for service members outside a green beans coffee shop Dec. 24, 2013, at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
Humor
20 Things You Only Understand If You’ve Deployed
Here are 20 things you can only appreciate if you’ve deployed.
robert taylor bataan death march
Community
UNSUNG HEROES: The World War II Chaplain Who Survived The Bataan Death March
Chaplain Robert P. Taylor survived the Bataan Death March and 42 months in prison camps ministering to other prisoners in order to keep up morale.
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Community
Reflecting On 20 Years Of Service In The Military
After 20 years of military service, do I think it is still worth it? No question.
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Community
30 Things I Learned In The Air Force
I have found every one of these applicable to my life and career, and I know I’ll continue to apply many of them long after I’ve hung up the uniform.
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortresses in formation.
Community
‘Beyond The Call’ Captures An Airman’s Heroic Covert Mission To Rescue POWs During WWII
This true story tells the previously unknown account of one World War II pilot’s mission to rescue prisoners of war on the Eastern Front.
Under a blazing sun, James Meredith addresses rally for civil rights in Soldier Field, Chicago on July 11, 1966.
History
The Air Force Veteran Who Nearly Lost His Life Pioneering The Civil Rights Movement
Air Force veteran James Meredith nearly lost his life in his mission to change the status quo for African Americans in the United States.