Jane BlairJane Blair joined the United States Marine Corps in 1999. She spent several years in the enlisted ranks before reaching the rank of corporal and then received her commission as an officer. After mustering out of the Marine Corps in 2005, she rejoined the active duty corps again until 2007 and left as a Captain.

She is a Major in the reserves and serves as a Middle Eastern affairs officer and a Marine attache. She can be reached  via email or via Facebook at Jane Blair author of Hesitation Kills.




“Five myths about women in combat,” 2011, The Washington Post

“Hesitation Kills: A Female Marine Officer’s Combat Experience in Iraq,” 2011

“Voices from the Front: Letters Home from America’s Military Family,” by Frank Schaeffer, 2003 – Chapter in book by Jane Blair, p. 292-295

Leatherneck Magazine book review of Frank Schaeffer’s book,  “Keeping Faith,” 2003