• About Chas

  • Radio Reporting

  • TV Reporting

  • Print Reporting

Chas is an expert reporter
on transnational security
and veterans issues



Examples of Chas' work in a variety of media

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On Radio

Audio Reporting and Production


Video Reporting and Production

In Print and Online

Selected Writing


Dispatches and intercepts from the world of defense, intelligence and homeland security

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A Collection of Books about Radio

June 17, 2019

For decades now, one or two at a time, I have been collecting books about radio, my medium-of-first-love. In 2018, I began to more intentionally […]

R. Lee Ermey’s Prayer for Marines

November 9, 2018

On September 22, 1988, not long after the release of the film Full Metal Jacket,  I sat down in a Los Angeles recording studio with […]

Some wounded Vietnam vets can now find and thank the docs who saved their arms and legs

October 2, 2018

On July 25, 1969, 22-year-old Army Specialist John Fogle, an OH-6A crew chief, was torn open by AK-47 rounds — after the observation helicopter on […]