Drew Brown is senior trainer of Global Journalist Security. A former U.S. Army Ranger, Drew is both a military combat veteran and a journalist with more than a decade covering armed conflicts and military affairs. Working for Knight-Ridder newspapers, he was a correspondent in Afghanistan in 2001 and 2002 and in Iraq in 2003. In the mid-2000s Drew covered the Pentagon for Knight-Ridder from Washington, D.C. From 2008 through 2011, he reported for Stars and Strips in Iraq and Afghanistan. Drew has also reported from Panama, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, the West Bank and Bosnia.