Stoney Portis

Stoney Portis is a PhD Candidate in English at Duke University and a lieutenant colonel in the US Army. A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, Stoney and his US Army cavalry troop are featured in Jake Tapper’s The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor, which tells the story of the 2009 Battle of Kamdesh at Combat Outpost Keating. After Duke, Stoney will serve as a battalion commander before returning to West Point as a literature professor.