Peter James Kiernan
Pete Kiernan is the president and founder of the Ivy League Veterans Council, an organization dedicated to addressing the structural, cultural, and institutional barriers barring veterans from equal access to top colleges and universities. He is currently a student-athlete at Columbia University, member of the Truman National Security Project, and former MARSOC Raider.
Recent articles from Peter James Kiernan
A Former MARSOC Raider Explains How The Travel Ban Endangers Special Operations Forces
Special operations forces rely on trust and respect with Muslim partners to do their jobs. Trump’s ban just broke that trust.
Why I Challenged Donald Trump To Release His Tax Returns
A MARSOC Marine veteran explains why he’s raising money that will only go to vet groups once Trump releases his taxes.
Joining the Military
5 Things I Learned From The Marine Corps’ Scout Sniper School
A former Marine scout sniper shares life lessons from the Marine Corps’ Scout Sniper Basic Course.
UNSUNG HEROES: A Special Tribute To The Families Of Fallen Warriors
Two weeks ago, I buried yet another friend killed in the war on terror. Rereading his obituary, there is an odd little sentence at the end.