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Elliott Woods - Veteran, Journalist and Creator of Third Squad

Elliott Woods
Elliot Woods

This week’s guest is Elliott Woods, multimedia journalist based in Livingston, Montana. Elliott is a veteran and his work has been published in Outside Magazine, the New Republic, and the Wall Street Journal among other prominent outlets.

In our conversation, we discuss Elliott’s recently released podcast, Third Squad: a powerful and sobering account of the war in Afghanistan and its enduring effects. The series chronicles his journey to reconnect with a group of Marines Elliott embedded with in 2011.

Transcript here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1s5CU_HeZwpTDlMBpVDVFq6GMb9z5YinOYTJpDFLfzwk/edit

Host of A New Angle and Fireline podcasts, Justin is a teacher, scholar, story-teller, athlete, husband and father. He’s executed $100 million bond trades, run 100 mile races, published in outlets like The Washington Post, and failed repeatedly to get his two daughters to bed without a battle.