Ed Rouse retired from the US Army in 1992 as a Major and now lives in Central Pennsylvania in the small town of Mechanicsburg. His screen name of "Psywarrior" is derived from his military specialty which was Psychological Operations (PSYOP) or Psychological Warfare (PSYWAR). Before moving to Pennsylvania he enjoyed a 20 year military career which allowed him the opportunity to travel all over the world and practice his specialty.
Ed has published several articles on the subject of PSYOP, and has been cited as an expert source on the subject of psychological operations/warfare by television, magazine and newspaper media. He has been interviews by C-SPAN, The Discovery Channel, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and National Public Radio. He has also worked with MSNBC, CNN, ABC, CBS, assisting them in their research and providing background material for the development of news stories on the subject of Psychological Operations/Warfare. Ed has also worked with writers with US News and World Report, N.Y. Times, USA Today, The Atlanta Constitution & Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The Weekly Standard, Palm Beach Post, Wired and Icon Magazines in their development of articles on the subject of PSYOP/PSYWAR. He also worked very closely with the Documedia Group in their development of a documentary on Psychological Warfare for the History Channel's "Sworn to Secrecy" Series.
Ed is an active member of the Psychological Operations Veterans Association (POVA), The Psychological Operations Association (POA) and the PSYWAR Society.
Ed is married to Sheila, a decorative artist. They both enjoy shopping for antiques at flea markets and yard sales. Sheila is also an avid teddy bear collector. They live together in an 100 year old historic 3 story home.
Not living with them, but always in their hearts are son and daughter, Jamie and Christie and son-in-law, Adam and grandchildren Chloe, Adam Luke, Allison and Gavin.