About VP



August, 2010 (Kandahar, Afghanistan)



October, 2013 (Long Island, New York)

About the author:
Jay Kirell is a combat veteran, former reporter, and blogger based in New York. His writings have appeared in The Baltimore Sun, Newsday, The Long-Islander, Pro Wrestling Illustrated and various other outlets. He enlisted in the Army in 2010 and after a deployment to Kandahar, Afghanistan with the 101st Airborne Division, completed his enlistment and separated in the summer of 2013. He is 35, married, with a Siberian Husky named Shannon and a cat named Cammo.

About the blog: VetPolitics, established in August, 2013, (back when it was known as TheSterlingRoad) is a one-man operation dedicated to discussions about topical events in politics, sports, entertainment and life overall. The content contained herein is the exclusive property of tSR, unless sourced otherwise.

Stats: As of May, 2014, VP has been graced with over 120,000 visitors from over 150 countries, attained over 1,000 followers on WordPress and over 500 “likes” on Facebook.


Sharing/Reposting Info:  If you like/hate something enough to want to repost an article you see here in its entirety, go right ahead.  Just source my blog, spell my name right and if you call me a veteran make sure it’s for the right war.  Other than that, have fun.

Job Offers:  If you’re hiring, I’m listening.  If you think my content is pretty good, imagine what I could be with an editor.

Email: jaykirell@gmail.com

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