Nate Bethea served as a U.S. Army infantry officer from 2007-2014, deploying to Afghanistan in 2009-2010. He is an MFA candidate in fiction at Brooklyn College and teaches at Voices From War (http://voicesfromwar.org), a free creative-writing workshop for veterans in the NYC area. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Guernica, the Daily Beast, the Iowa Review, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency.
Recent articles from Nate Bethea
Retired Generals Don’t Have Much Say In Politics Anymore
Since the turn of the 20th century, U.S. generals have wielded limited influence in party politics.