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Alexander Nicholson

Legislative Director at Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA), author of 'Fighting to Serve' and blogger at DefensePolicy.org

Alexander Nicholson is the Legislative Director at Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). Previously Alex led the Washington, DC-based organization Servicemembers United, where he helped create, plan, and execute the multi-year, multi-front campaign that succeeded in repealing the DADT law. He is also the author of the book Fighting to Serve and editor of DefensePolicy.org

Alex earned a Bachelors in International Affairs from the University of South Carolina, an Masters in Public Administration from the University of North Georgia, and is currently completing the dissertation for his Ph.D. in Political Science also from the University of South Carolina.