KTLA5 – Veterans and nonprofit organizations in downtown L.A. help with evacuations in Afghanistan

KTLA5 – Veterans and nonprofit organizations in downtown L.A. help with evacuations in Afghanistan

A coalition of veterans and nonprofit organizations are helping not only U.S. citizens get out of Afghanistan, but also the people of Afghanistan who helped us troops carry out their mission for the past 20 years and their families. Retired Army Col. Steve Miska, who served three combat tours in Iraq, is at the helm…

BAGHDAD UNDERGROUND RAILROAD with Colonel Steve Miska

BAGHDAD UNDERGROUND RAILROAD with Colonel Steve Miska

Help support the most bipartisan issue on the hill concerning veterans: the effort to exfiltrate thousands of translators and their families from Afghanistan before their inevitable slaughter. These Afghan allies have laid their lives down for our sons and daughters and it’s time we support them with a safe haven. To withdraw with dignity, respecting…

We Are The Mighty – The Baghdad Underground Railroad built an escape for Iraqi interpreters. It was just the beginning.

We Are The Mighty – The Baghdad Underground Railroad built an escape for Iraqi interpreters. It was just the beginning.

Every generation has their war. And every war has its story. 1776.Battle Cry of Freedom.All Quiet on the Western Front.Band of Brothers.The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War.We Were Soldiers Once… and Young.Black Hawk Down. Now, thanks to Steve Miska, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.), the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finally have their “required…

Kenneth Rosen: Baghdad’s Underground Railroad

Kenneth Rosen: Baghdad’s Underground Railroad

I’ve worked with fixers in roughly twelve foreign nations, many of them born and raised in the Middle East in the shadow of an American force presence. They’ve scheduled interviews, found documents, and made the impossible possible countless times. In those days and weeks spent reporting with them, I’ve also placed my life in their…

Washington Post Live Event Featuring Gen. David Petraeus and Col. Steve Miska

Washington Post Live Event Featuring Gen. David Petraeus and Col. Steve Miska

Monday, June 28 at 9:00am ET The longest war in U.S. history is coming to an end with the planned withdrawal from Afghanistan. But what and whom will America be leaving behind? Join Washington Post Live on Monday, June 28 at 9:00am ET, when columnist David Ignatius interviews General David Petraeus (Ret.), the former commander of U.S….

War on the Rocks: INTERPRETERS ON THE RUN: BAGHDAD UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

War on the Rocks: INTERPRETERS ON THE RUN: BAGHDAD UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

Since the United States invaded Iraq, hundreds of U.S. interpreters and their families have been killed, some after enduring brutal torture. They were, and are, being murdered because they helped U.S. forces. Theoretically, they are eligible to come to the United States through a special visa program. But this program isn’t working. If Washington does not save these…

CNNi: Steve Miska Discusses Strategies to Protect Afghan Interpreters with Michael Holmes

CNNi: Steve Miska Discusses Strategies to Protect Afghan Interpreters with Michael Holmes

The lives of #translators who worked for the US military in #Iraq and #Afghanistan are on the line – and they feel abandoned by the US govt. Many have already died because of their service. Colonel (ret) @SteveMiska is one of many fighting to get them out before it's too late. pic.twitter.com/CVhKLzWyK3 — Michael Holmes…

San Clemente Times – Local Veteran Publishes Book on Operation to Save Foreign Allies

San Clemente Times – Local Veteran Publishes Book on Operation to Save Foreign Allies

A new book by Col. Steve Miska of San Clemente offers a first-person account of how he and his teammates worked to overcome policy failures and broken policy failures and broken promises while protecting the nation’s most reliable combat partners in the War on Terror: foreign military interpreters. CLICK TO READ ARTICLE