Author: Joe Carter

Joe Carter

Joe Carter (b. 1969) served for fifteen years in the US Marine Corps, reaching the rank of gunnery sergeant. Since leaving the military, Carter has worked on the editorial staff of a number of online publications and served as a director of communications for both the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity and the Family Research Council. Carter now works as a senior editor at the Acton Institute, an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College, and an online editor of the journal First Things.  He writes regularly for the Acton Institute Power Blog.

What a Veteran Knows

Joe Carter

Joe Carter (b. 1969) served for fifteen years in the US Marine Corps, reaching the rank of gunnery sergeant. He now works as a senior editor at the Acton Institute, an adjunct professor of journalism at Patrick Henry College, and online editor of the journal First Things—where this account was published in 2009.