Tahlia Y. Burton
Tahlia Burton is a veteran of the United States Air Force, where she served six years as a Chinese, Pashto, and French cryptologic language analyst. She spent four years working real-time intelligence operations out of Fort Meade, Maryland, where she supported special operations units in five U.S. combatant commands. In 2014, she was named "Airman of the Year" at the squadron and group levels. After being honorably discharged, Tahlia was accepted to Columbia University where she currently studies political science and human rights.
Recent articles from Tahlia Y. Burton
New Movie ‘War Dogs’ Is Ridiculous In All The Right Ways
This high-caliber comedy about two amateur gun runners’ flash-in-the-pan success is a total blast.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Airman Who Died Leading His Team In An Intense Ambush
Senior Airman Mark Forester was killed leading a rescue team when he exposed himself to heavy enemy machine gun fire.
10 Brutal Punishments That Used To Be Legal In The Military
Next time you cry about having to work an extra CQ shift, remember that in the past you could have been flogged.
Joining the Military
8 Military Punishments That Wouldn’t Fly In The Civilian World
These laws and punishments seem antiquated, but they’re still used in the military.
Health & Fitness
Million Veteran Program Research Will Change The Way We Study Troops’ Health
VA’s Million Veteran Program will build one of the world's largest medical databases by safely collecting blood samples and health information from 1 million volunteers.
UNSUNG HEROES: The Airman Who Died After Rescuing A Family From A Burning Building
Staff Sgt. Cierra Rogers died soon after leading a rescue effort that saved a mother and her three children from a building fire in South Korea.
50 Women Stage Unconventional Pro-Gun Demonstration In DC
These 50 American women from The D.C. Project took to Capitol Hill to defend gun ownership.