J. Kael Weston

Westminster College

Guest

Kael Weston is a writer-in-residence at Westminster College. He served in the combat zones of Iraq and Afghanistan as a State Department advisor, where he received the Medal for Heroism. He is the author of The Mirror Test: America at War in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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