Amber Smith
Amber Smith
Amber Smith

Amber Smith is national security writer and commentator. She is a former U.S. Army Kiowa Warrior helicopter pilot-in-command and Air Mission Commander. She is a combat veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. For more information visit

It’s Time To Register For The Military Draft, Ladies

Since women can now try out for the same combat jobs as men, women should have the same draft requirement. That’s what equality looks like.

Don’t Believe The Hype About Women In Combat

Resentment will occur if female quotas are applied to each unit to satisfy political agendas, so putting women in combat makes it much more critical to maintain high and equal standards.

Malala Is What The Real War On Women Looks Like

Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Prize was well earned, and it presents a moment to discuss genuine oppression of women worldwide.

Veterans Deserve Better Than a Shinseki Retread

Who should replace Eric Shinseki as Veterans Affairs secretary?