Andrea N. Goldstein

Andrea N. Goldstein has written for Task & Purpose since 2014, previously under the pseudonym Anna Granville. She served on active duty 2009-2016 as a naval officer, primarily with expeditionary forces. She holds a bachelor's degree in History from the University of Chicago, and is currently studying towards a M.A. in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. She still roots for the New York Yankees, despite living in Boston. She is a Class of 2016 Tillman Scholar

Recent articles from Andrea N. Goldstein

Light armored vehicle crewmen with Task Force 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8 fill their LAV with bottled water supplied by motor transportation Marines during a logpack on July 11, 2009, in Iraq’s Ninewa province.
Why I Never Deployed To Iraq
"The thing is, I almost went to Iraq, but a case of sexual harassment prevented me from going."
U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen from the Class of 2016 take the oath of office at the graduation and commissioning ceremony at Navy/Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
Hey Navy: Here’s One Tradition Women Actually Want To Keep
Navy leadership is imposing masculine dress uniform changes on its servicewomen that no one wants.
nyc fleet week
How To Do NYC Fleet Week Like A Pro
Here are some tips for surviving Fleet Week in your summer whites.
How The Cost Of Officer Uniforms Demonstrates Gender Inequality In The Navy
Female officers are being asked to shoulder the financial burden of new uniforms while being told it’s part of a push toward gender equality.
Citadel cadets practice for their weekly parade on the grounds of Summerall Field on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C, April, 16, 2015.
Should The Muslim Cadet At The Citadel Be Allowed To Wear A Hijab?
The Citadel is considering allowing a female Muslim student to wear a hijab for the first time.