Kristin Henderson

Posted on: July 29, 2014  |  Posted in: Community Blog

Featured Annual Conference Speaker:

Kristin Henderson

Author, Journalist and Navy Spouse

kristin henderson

Kristin Henderson is an author and journalist, including reporting from Iraq and Afghanistan. Her work earned the Military Reporters & Editors association’s large market newspaper/magazine awards for domestic coverage as well as overseas coverage, and Bread Loaf fiction scholarships and a nonfiction fellowship.

She’s the author of The Zargari IncidentWhile They’re at War, and Driving by Moonlight. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post MagazineThe New York Times, and, among others. Media appearances include NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “Fresh Air”, NBC’s “Weekend Today Show”, MSNBC, C-SPAN, BBC, and Australian radio (ABC).

Kristin is married to a Navy chaplain who served with the Marines in Afghanistan and Iraq. She lives in Washington, DC, where she’s on the staff of the Yellow Ribbon Fund, a nonprofit that assists injured service members and their families.

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