Matthew W. Morgan

Matt retired from the Marine Corps in 2013 at the rank of lieutenant colonel. He is an Iraq veteran who has served as a senior adviser on several defense communication and policy issues. He now lives in northern Michigan with his wife and two sons.

Recent articles from Matthew W. Morgan

Bradley Coopers portrays Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle in the new film "American Sniper."
Why Hollywood Screws Up Its Portrayals Of The Military
The Hollywood inaccuracies that veterans hate so much are not so easily avoided.
Children run with Marines from 4th Landing Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, and a solider from the Armed Forces of Liberia as they roll through the streets of Logan Town, Monrovia, Liberia during a convoy to deliver humanitarian assistance supplies to schools and medical facilities in the city. The convoy is part of West African Training Cruse 2008, an exercise designed to deliver Marines, vehicles and equipment ashore from a seabasing environment using the Navy's newest advanced literage equipment.
The US Military Should Get Used To Its New Ebola Response Mission In Africa
The military needs to lead the way in advocating the importance of humanitarian missions and encouraging our fellow Americans to support these deployments just as they would the next big war.
Lance Cpl. Sarah Skiados, a Female Engagement Team (FET) member with Combat Logistics Battalion 26, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is searched during a class on the flight deck of USS Ponce, Oct. 22, 2010.  The FET is composed of female Marines who could be called upon to patrol with all male-units to interact with women in countries where women are restricted from speaking with men. 26th MEU is currently embarked aboard the ships of Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group operating in the 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (Official USMC Photo by Staff Sgt. Danielle M. Bacon/ Released)
Rank And File Sororicide: How Female Marine Officers Hurt The Corps By Thinking Like Men
Gender discrimination in the military is not bold. It is poor leadership. And it should never be rewarded.