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Matt Gallagher

Iraq War Veteran

Former Captain in Operation Iraqi Freedom and author of the book Kaboom: Embracing the Suck in a Savage Little War

Matt Gallagher appears in the following:

Fire and Forget: New Stories for New Wars

Friday, March 15, 2013

The legacy of war literature is a rich one. When Matt Gallagher returned from the Iraq War, he discovered he needed to write his own stories. He is co-editor of "Fire and Forget," a new collection of short stories by Iraq and Afghan war veterans, and their family members, on the experience of modern warfare.

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The Civilian-Military Divide

Friday, November 11, 2011

TIME Washington deputy bureau chief, Mark Thompson, discusses the civilian-military divide and how it plays out as new veterans return home. Matt Gallagher, senior writing manager at IAVA and an Iraq War veteran, joins the conversation. 

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Mouthing Off Behind The Bosses' Backs

Thursday, June 24, 2010

General Stanley McChrystal resigned his job as top U.S. commander in Afghanistan after disparaging remarks he made about President Obama, among others, were published in Rolling Stone magazine.

Does military culture always involve speaking out about your superiors, or was this just an unusual one-off at a very high level?

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Seven Years of Operation Iraqi Freedom From Two Soldiers' Perspectives

Friday, March 19, 2010

It's been seven years since the U.S.-led "coalition of the willing" invaded Iraq. We talk with two soldiers who fought in Iraq to find out what has changed on the ground since the war began.

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