‘Chinook Down’ the trailer

The winner of a Society of Professional Journalists award, and the American Legion Award Fourth Estate Award, watch the trailer for “Chinook Down” [Read more…]

Alex and Special Forces Combat Outpost Pirelli

Editor’s note: In light of President Barack Obama’s announcement to send Special Forces 12-man Green Beret teams to Iraq to assist with the current crisis, war reporter Alex Quade was there with these same types of Operational Detachment, or “A-Teams”, in Iraq, in the same area that is now controlled by ISIS. Her exclusive reporting, “Special Forces Combat Outpost Pirelli” is worth a re-look at how A-Teams work, the challenges they’re up against, and returning to the very same locations.

PirelliPoster_04-24-14_V4War reporter, Alex Quade, embedded long-term with Operational Detachment Alpha Teams of the Army’s 10th Special Forces Group in Diyala province, Iraq in 2007 and 2008. One of those Green Beret “A- Teams” was ODA-072. [Read more…]

Alex Quade wins Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for ‘Horse Soldiers of 9/11’

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2012 — Organizers for the 2012 National Edward R. Murrow Awards have announced that veteran war reporter, Alex Quade ‘s Horse Soldiers of 9/11 has won the award in the category of National Online for Writing. [Read more…]