Colby Buzzell served as an Army infantryman in Iraq from 2003 to 2004. Assigned to a Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Buzzell blogged from the front lines of Iraq as a replacement for his habitual journaling back in the states. He is a graduate of West Virginia University with a B.A. in History.
Links to Publications:
San Francisco Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/opinion/article/Return-to-Sender-Iraq-Veteran-Gets-the-Call-3285182.php
The Daily Beast: http://www.thedailybeast.com/search.html?q=colby+buzzell
This American Life: http://www.thisamericanlife.org/contributors/colby-buzzell
Men In Black clip from the documentary Operation Homecoming: http://www.upworthy.com/what-goes-through-a-soldiers-mind-during-an-attack-might-not-be-what-you-expect