Michael Jeffers is currently a journalism student working towards his master degree atthe University of Texas at Austin. His expertise is in East Asia. He speaks conversational Chinese and Japanese. He has lived in both Chinaand Japan, and hopes to put his background to use as a journalist to shed light on this part of the world. Before embarking on his journalism career he served in the U.S. Air Force as a crew member on the C-5 Galaxy flying airlift missions around the world. He also hope to use his experience in the military to provide a balanced perspective on U.S. Military activities arounthe world. His most recent professional experience was as at the Austin American-Statesman and before The Daily Texan. He is married to a wonderful woman and they live with their dog, Ginger, in Austin, Texas.
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