Kevin Bell

Kevin Bell is a researcher and a finalist for the 2014 Presidential Management Fellowship. He is currently working on academic projects while he clears the administrative hurdles for a PMF position in Washington,D.C. He served with the 101st Airborne Division as an infantry platoon leader in Afghanistan from 2008-2009, and received an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University in 2012.

Recent articles from Kevin Bell

U.S. Army Spc. Stephen Highberger, left, and Pvt. Charles Joiner from Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe, sit in a patrol base on an overnight mission near Forward Operation Base Lane, Zabul Province, Afghanistan, March 13, 2009.
Community
Here’s What History Can Teach Us About The US Withdrawal From Afghanistan
We have the tiger by the tail in Afghanistan, and we need to be sure that we know what will happen before we let it go.
Capt. Jay Jewess, the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco deputy commander, speaks during a graduation ceremony for Coast Guard members who recently completed their bachelor's and associate degrees, Sept. 23, 2010.
Education
The Real Deal With Liberal Arts Degrees
While the liberal arts frequently get an unfairly bad rap, it’s important for veterans to understand the implications of their degree choice.
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Career
This RAND Employment Report Has Some Good News And Advice For Vets
The 100,000 Jobs Missions report has some good news for transitioning service member and veterans looking for civilian employment. Here are some of the highlights.
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Career
Why Planning Your Military Transition In Advance Is More Important Than You Think
Be smart and start planning for your exit from the military well in advance. You’ll breathe easier if you do.
Financial planning is essential for all military personnel.
Career
Here’s How Messing Up Your Military Transition Can Cost You Big Time
A few hours of extra preparation work every week before you separate from the military can save you tens of thousands of dollars and needless heartache down the road.
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Career
5 Ways To Be More Effective At Networking
When done properly, networking is neither sleazy nor forced and can be the key to landing your next job.
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News
America Should Not Forget About The War In Afghanistan
Remember that other war we're still in engaged in?
Nearly two hundred veterans, service members, military spouses, employers, and civic leaders interact at a networking reception as part of the Fort Bragg Veterans Jobs Summit on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Career
How I Got Over My Aversion To Networking
Here's why all veterans should master the skill of networking.