Maj Peter J. Munson

Maj Munson is a Marine aviator and Middle East foreign area officer, having served most recently as Officer in Charge, Detachment A, Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. He is the author of Iraq in Transition: The Legacy of Dictatorship and the Prospects for Democracy (Potomac, 2009).

Articles by this Author

Judging the book, The Snake Eaters, by its cover, I would never have picked it up. I would have assumed that this was another first-person "there I was" tale from Iraq and assumed that the title referred to another attempt to anoint some unit or experience as "special." I would have been wrong.
Toward a unified vision of coming conflicts in the 21st century
Preparing Marine leaders for diversified operations
A decade of war has focused Marines’ minds on insurgency, culture, and the permutations of modern irregular warfare, but the Nation’s greatest strategic threats lurk between the lines of economic stor
“America is not at war. Marines are at war while America is at the mall.” This is the solemn refrain of Marines who have been in the thick of the fight for nearly 9 years.