Stoney Portis graduated from West Point in 2004 with a BS in International Relations. A veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan, Stoney and his Reconnaissance Troop are featured in Jake Tapper’s New York Times Best Seller, The Outpost, which tells the story of Combat Outpost Keating in Nuristan, Afghanistan. Stoney is currently a graduate student at Dartmouth College, and after completing Command and General Staff College at Ft. Leavenworth, he will return to teach in West Point’s Department of English and Philosophy. At West Point, Stoney captained the Army Powerlifting Team, and at Dartmouth, he plays rugby with the Tuck School of Business. A co-founder of the Dartmouth Graduate Veterans Association, Stoney is dedicated to helping veterans pursue paths in higher education.