Amber Smith is a writer and commentator. Her articles have been published in various news sites such as FoxNews.com, Forbes, The Hill, The Washington Examiner, The Daily Caller, The Blaze, The Commentator, The Federalist, and more, with topics that include national security, military, foreign policy, politics, women’s issues, and veterans issues. Amber has been featured on TV and radio programs including Fox News, Hannity, The Kelly File, American’s News Headquarters, Fox and Friends, Fox Business, The Willis Report, CNBC, The Kudlow Report, Real News on The Blaze TV, and ABC News. Amber is a Military Advisor at Concerned Veterans for America and National Security Policy Senior Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum.
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. Additionally, Amber has researched terrorism events and contributed data to the Global Terrorism Database at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism. Amber has a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics with a minor in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.