Elana Duffy is an Army combat veteran with nearly a decade of service. She is a founding partner in a communications and content creation firm, Present Tense, and is the CEO of www.pathfinder.vet, a ratings and reviews platform for veteran resources.
Recent articles from Elana Duffy
DoD Canceled Brain Injury Research Because It Didn’t Like The Results
An Army vet explains why DoD’s decision to shelve a program that placed blast gauges on combat troops in Afghanistan is a big mistake.
It’s Not Just Your Imagination: It Really Is Harder For Women To Get Promoted
The data tell a clear story — “all other things being equal,” doesn’t really happen when it comes to promotion.
Why I Won’t Give Concerned Veterans For America ‘My VA Story’
Data collection and analysis, not cherry-picked anecdotes of veteran outrage, will help fix the VA.
How To Answer That Awful Question, ‘Do You Have PTSD?’
Vets are often asked this question inappropriately, but there’s a smart way to answer that can change the stereotype.
An Army Interrogator’s Tips For Picking Someone Up At A Bar
A former Army interrogator offers tactical advice that can be used in any bar.
This Entrepreneurship Program Taught Me The Skills To Build A Better Future
After a 10-week entrepreneurship program, this Army veteran is now launching her own business dedicated to helping other vets.
Health & Fitness
Here Are 5 Reasons To Exercise Even If You Don’t Want To
I got forced into a triathlon this month, but I’m slowly coming around to appreciating it.