Sergeant Major Herbert A. Friedman was discharged in 1995 after 26 years of honorable service with the US Military.
He has been awarded numerous important military medals and decorations, and he has graduated 26 military courses, including Psychological Operations. He has a long-standing dedication and committment to veterans' issues and organisations.
He is the mid-Atlantic spokesman to the press for the Psychological Operations Veterans Association (POVA), and the PSYOP history editor of the Psychological Operations Association (POA) journal Perspectives since 1990. He is the American representative of the international Psychological Warfare (Psywar) Society. He has written over 100 print articles on the subject of PSYOP and has been the expert source in close to a dozen published books and numerous magazine and newspaper articles. He has been interviewed on various TV stations, and worked with the authors of articles in several papers in the USA and internationally.
He has guest-lectured at Ft. Bragg and at Long Island University.
He is actively involved in his local community, including as a volunteer member of his local fire department and rescue squad, a volunteer adult literacy instructor and as a trustee at his town library.
SGM Friedman constantly researches and writes on the subject of psychological operations. He currently has over one hundred articles published on various sites on the Internet such as Psywarrior.com and Psywar.org. He is always willing to lend his expertise to any project on that subject.
Articles by Herbert A. Friedman on Tlaxcala