Press Releases

Press Women award Quade with award

Danger Close_V1 copyAlex Quade won a National Federation of Press Women Award for one of her stories covering 10th Special Forces Group in combat downrange.


Alex Quade wins Jury Award at film festival

Military Reporter & Editor Association Board Member, Alex Quade, won the Jury Award at the Monarch Film Festival in California last week for her three documentaries on Special Operations Forces. During press interviews, Alex discussed embedded journalism. [Read more…]

Alex Quade featured at Monarch Film Festival

Alex Quade photo2015A special military film by Alex Quade at The Monarch Film Festival will be at Lighthouse Cinemas, 525 Lighthouse Ave., Pacific Grove, Ca. on Thursday Dec.10, 8:15 p.m. Encore performance Friday Dec.11, 9:10 p.m.

Tickets for or military event block can be purchased at theater: http://www. (Online tickets are only available until the day before the event.

You can still purchase tickets at the theater on the day of the screening).


Alex Quade leads panel at film festival

Medal of Honor recipient Col. Bruce Crandall will join the discussion to talk about Alex’s journalism and why we need to keep sharing our stories and caring for our veterans. [Read more…]

Alex Quade wins two documentary awards

Alex Quade won two documentary awards at the Gig Harbor Film Festival. Quade won an “Audience Choice Award” for her documentary, “Taliban Capture & Release”, and “Best Short Film” for her documentary, “Danger Close: Spec Ops Gunship.” The summary follows: [Read more…]

Alex Quade’s Spec Ops combat coverage becomes Hollywood movie

A Hollywood film about Alex Quade, called “Danger Close” is currently in production.

The Hollywood Reporter says the documentary feature is fully funded, and will be distributed worldwide in 2016. [Read more…]

JSOC commander tapped for SOCOM; lists priorities

By Alex Quade (Tampa, Florida) – The next four-star general to run U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), if confirmed by the Senate, will be Lt.Gen. Joseph Votel, who currently runs the über secret Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC). The Tier-1 elements Votel currently commands include elite units such as Delta Force and SEAL Team 6 – which have been in the news recently for missions such as the POW Bowe Bergdahl rescue, and the capture of one of the suspected ringleaders of the Benghazi attack. Votel will take over command of SOCOM from Adm. William McRaven, who also ran JSOC before SOCOM, and was in charge of the capture-or-kill Osama bin Laden mission. [Read more…]

Alex Quade’s ‘Chinook Down’ to screen in Los Angeles

Alex’s award-winning documentary “Chinook Down” will screen at the Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival on Sunday March 16. [Read more…]

Alex wins second Edward R. Murrow award

Organizers for the 2013 National Edward R. Murrow Awards announced that freelance war correspondent and MRE board member, Alex Quade’s “Chinook Down” has won the award in the category of National Online for Writing for her video report for The New York Times/ This is her second, consecutive National Murrow Award win. [Read more…]

Alex Quade wins American Legion’s Fourth Estate Award for second year in a row

War correspondent, Alex Quade, won the American Legion’s Fourth Estate Award in the new media category for her video report “Chinook Down” for the New York Times website. [Read more…]