November 18, 2022

Editor’s Corner

Alexander Nicholson is the founder and Editor of He also currently serves as the Legislative Director for Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America. He previously founded and served for six years as the Executive Director of Servicemembers United. Nicholson is the author of the 2012 book Fighting to Serve from Chicago Review Press and has been a frequent writer and commentator on defense and veterans issues for CNN, MSNBC, FoxNews, NPR, The Huffington Post, U.S. News & World Report, The Atlantic, The Hill, and Politico. Nicholson holds a bachelors degree in international relations from the University of South Carolina and masters degree in public administration from the University of North Georgia, and is ABD on his doctorate in political science from the University of South Carolina. His dissertation research focuses on participation by unaffected supporters in national interest group movements. He currently lives in Washington, DC. @JANicholson3


Latest Articles by Alexander Nicholson Published on

Defense Policy Magazine: The Biggest Policy Ahead

Defense Policy Magazine: The Pentagon’s Weak Response to the Latest Policy Rebellion

Defense Policy Magazine: The Esoteric Benefit of Hiring Veterans

Defense Policy Magazine: Using Troops & Veterans as Pawns Is So #Over


Latest Articles by Alexander Nicholson Published Elsewhere:

The Hill: VA needs to come to terms with advance appropriations

Defense One: U.S. Has Already Defaulted – On Its Promise to the Troops

The Hill: The VA’s backlogs epidemic

Defense One: Time to Treat the VA’s Problems as DOD’s Problems