Amber Barno

Senior Fellow

Amber Barno is a senior fellow for Independent Women's Forum. A writer and commentator, her articles have been published in various news sites such as, The Hill, The Daily Caller, The Commentator, The Tennessean, and Concerned Veterans for America with topics that include national security, foreign policy, military affairs, politics, women’s issues, and veterans issues. Amber has been featured on TV and radio programs including Fox News, Hannity, America Live with Megyn Kelly, America's News HQ, Fox and Friends, Fox Business, The Willis Report, CNBC, The Kudlow Report, Real News and Wilkow! on The Blaze TV, ABC News, The Blaze Radio, The David Webb Show, Wilkow Majority, and co-hosted USAA’s annual Veterans Day celebration. She is a Military Advisor at Concerned Veterans for America and Washington Fellow at the National Review Institute. Amber is on the Board of Directors at the Independent Fund, a organization that supports wounded veterans.

Amber served in the United States Army as an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter pilot for almost eight years.  She served in combat during deployments to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom and Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. During her service as a pilot, she earned the title of Pilot-in-Command and Air Mission Commander. Amber has extensive experience in security and reconnaissance operations.

Amber has a Master of Science in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management with a specialization and a graduate certificate in Homeland Security from Eastern Kentucky University. Amber has a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics with a minor in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

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Recent Articles:


Veterans Deserve Better Than a Shinseki Retread
June 3 2014
Amber Barno
The Federalist

Eric Shinseki should resign or be fired by Obama
May 16 2014
Amber Barno
The Washington Examiner

VA Failures Killed Veterans
May 2 2014
Amber Barno
Daily Caller

Reflections From The Boston Bombing: Is Our Nation Safer One Year Later?
April 15 2014
Amber Barno

Israel’s ‘One Bomb’ Predicament and America’s Iran Policy
March 11 2014
Amber Barno
Daily Caller