I’m Kristen L. Rouse, and True Boots is my personal blog. All of the opinions here are my own, and do not represent anyone else. All photos are also mine, unless otherwise noted.
I’m an Army veteran, advocate, writer, speaker, loggie, hiker, and politically-minded Brooklynite. This blog represents my own ideas and no one else’s.
My full(er) bio:
Kristen L. Rouse is an experienced leader, writer, speaker, instructor, logistician, consultant, and program manager, with career emphasis on military and disaster logistics. She advocates for military veterans and civilians affected by war. Her academic background is in literature, history, and public policy. She has appeared on MSNBC, BBC, Al Jazeera America, and NPR news programs. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, Tampa Bay Times, Talking Points Memo, and Salon. She is currently writing a novel depicting life during war in Afghanistan.
Why True Boots?
True Boots is about experiences on the ground. It’s about walking in the footsteps of those who’ve come before. It’s about keeping pace with what’s happening now. It’s about blazing a trail toward what lies ahead.
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