Andrew Lubin

Mr. Lubin is a defense correspondent and the author of Charlie Battery: A Marine Artillery Unit in Iraq (L&R Publishing, 2004). He is a frequent book reviewer for the Gazette.

Articles by this Author

LULLABIES FOR LIEUTENANTS: Memoir of a Marine Forward Observer in Vietnam, 1965-1966. By Franklin Cox. Published by McFarland & Co. Stock #0786447192. $26.96 MCA Members. $29.95 Regular Price.
A True American Hero NOBLE WARRIOR: The Story of Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret), Medal of Honor. By James E. Livingston, with Colin Heaton and Anne-Marie Lewis. Zenith Press, Minneapolis, MN, 2010 ISBN 9780760338070, 247 pp. $ 28.00 Member ($25.20)
Camp Leatherneck: "If the strategy is clear, hold, build, transition," said Major Michael Webb, "we need something to transition to." The "something" to which Webb refers is an Afghan government that provides common basic services, one of which is a viable police force. Webb is operations officer...
SENATOR'S SON: An Iraq War Novel. By Luke S. Larson. Published by Key Edition Incorporated. 284 pages. Softcover. Stock #0615353797. $17.96 MCA Members. $19.95 Regular Price. Ramadi: "The Gov Center," "17th Street," "RT Michigan," "OP Hawk" ... so many memories, still raw, for those thousands of...
Mother Nature handled the "clear." On Jan. 12, a 7.0 scale earthquake rocked Haiti, killing an estimated 2 I 2.000 people, injuring 300,000 and leaving some 2 million Haitians homeless and jobless. The international community raced to provide assistance, and on Jan. 1 8 the first naval group to...
Upgraded to a 2-Star Command, I MEF (Fwd) Reflects the Importance The Marine Corps Places on Southern Afghanistan "I expect the first four to six months to be kinetic," Brigadier General Joseph L. Osterman told Leatherneck, "and then we'll move into the nonkinetic phase." BGen Osterman is the...
Task Force Leatherneck's efforts are attracting worldwide attention; 100 members of different media outlets have embedded since last July's Operation Khanjar. People like CNN's Anderson Cooper and the NBC folks travel with baggage handlers and crew. Cooper spent a week with 1st Battalion, Fifth...
"The mission, Marines, is to secure a stretch of road where both we and the Brits have taken IED casualties," said First Lieutenant Stephen Strieby, 1 st Platoon commander at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, just prior to jumping off on an Oct. 5 route reconnaissance mission. "We'll be sweeping an...
WOUNDED WARRIORS: Those for Whom the War Never Ends. By Mike Sager. Published by De Capo Press. 288 pages. Stock #0306817357. $15.26 MCA Members. $16.95 Regular Price. To most readers, the term "wounded warriors" refers to those Marines, soldiers and sailors wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan. Author...
A group of 31 journalists spent a day at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., Feb. 19, with many of them gaining a new understanding of the Marine Corps. The day at Quantico was the final part of a fellowship program presented by the University of Maryland's Knight Center for Specialized Journalism...

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