Mike Connolly is a veteran of two combat tours in Iraq as an Army Infantryman. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha for both his undergraduate and graduate education, and serves as Director of Military and Veteran Affairs at the Smith School of the University of Maryland. Connolly is a Defense Council Member of the Truman National Security Project.
Recent articles from Mike Connolly
How Veterans Can Get More Involved In Shaping Foreign Policy
Veterans4Diplomacy is a nonprofit out of D.C. that is teaching veterans to be leaders in the world of foreign policy and diplomacy.
We Need To Talk About The Healthcare Promises Made To Vets
What the report should’ve addressed is the affordability of healthcare promises made to veterans.
Scrapping The Entire Department Is Not The Solution To VA’s Problems
Shutting down the Department of Veterans Affairs is not the magic bullet to improving veterans’ health care.
Why Are So Few Millennials Willing To Join The Military?
Millennials support using group troops against ISIS; they just don’t want to fight themselves.