The Long War Interviews

The Long War Interviews

The United States has been at war since October 7th, 2001. But what have we been doing for almost 20 years? I sit down with recent veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, as well as others who served and shaped our military in the post 9/11 era.

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*Long War Interviews Update*

Nov. 12, 2021

Hey everyone, just a quick update on the show and a big Happy Veterans' Day to all my fellow vets out there. Also, here are the links to my book, Chasing Alexander: A Marine's Journey Across Iraq and Afghanistan https://www.…

Iraq Army

15 - Myles Hennessey

March 23, 2021

For today's episode, I sat down with Myles Hennessey, who was both an enlisted soldier and a commissioned officer in the US army. We talked about both of his tours to Iraq, as well as the mindset it takes to go from being en…

Iraq Army Afghanistan

14 - Erik Armstrong

March 18, 2021

For this episode I talked to Erik about the 82nd Airborne, his time fighting the Iraq War and his time hopping around in the Afghanistan War. We also talked about the importance of training, good leadership, working with arm…

Army Iraq

13 - Michelle Murray

March 13, 2021

For this episode, I sit down with Michelle Murray, a former soldier and veteran of OIF I, (that's Operation Iraqi Freedom phase one, or the invasion of Iraq). We talked about dealing with our Arab allies and their biased vie…

Army Iraq

12 - Abe McCann

March 10, 2021

Hey everyone, this episode contains discussions of suicide bombings and things like that. If hearing stories about that isn't for you, go ahead and skip this one. Today I talk to Abe McCann, a former combat engineer. He disc…

Afghanistan Army Iraq

11 - Nick Burkert

March 6, 2021

Hey everyone, in this episode I sat down to talk to Nick Burkert, a veteran of the famous 82nd Airborne Division. He did two tours through Iraq and one in eastern Afghanistan, before finishing out his career as a recruiter. …

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We here at The Long War Interviews, want to bring the history, knowledge, and experience of the last 20 years of war to everyone. The United States has …