About Coffee or Die Magazine

Coffee or Die Magazine is Black Rifle Coffee Company’s news and lifestyle magazine. Our online platform, coffeeordie.com, was launched in June 2018. In July 2021, we added a quarterly print magazine. We cover stories both about and for the military, first responder, veteran, and coffee enthusiast communities.

From embedding with troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to covering civil unrest across America, our team has shown time and again that we’ll go anywhere to report the most important stories for our readers.


Coffee or Die Magazine is a news and lifestyle magazine that informs or entertains the military, veteran, and first responder communities with original reporting and premium multimedia stories.

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We always push for on-the-record sourcing to ensure accuracy and give the reader the highest degree of confidence about our work. That being said, maintaining the anonymity of sources is sometimes necessary to protect both their safety and security. According to the Coffee or Die style guide, “Sources will be allowed to use pseudonyms or go unnamed on a case-by-case basis. This will be the exception, not the rule. The editor must approve.”


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Published since 2018 by Black Rifle Coffee Company.

Marty Skovlund Jr., Executive Editor

Katie McCarthy, Managing Editor

Nolan Peterson, Senior Editor

Matt White, Senior Editor

Carl Prine, Senior Editor

Adam Linehan, Senior Editor

Josh Gohlke, Executive Producer

Donna Ng, Copy Chief

Liz Gulick-Silvoy, Creative Director – Print

Kenna Milaski, Social Media Manager


Evan Hafer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Tom Davin, Co-Chief Executive Officer

Mat Best, Co-Founder

Jarred Taylor, Co-Founder

Richard Ryan, Co-Founder

Logan Stark, Co-Founder

Greg Iverson, Chief Financial Officer

Toby Johnson, Chief Operating Officer


Coffee or Die Magazine is published by Black Rifle Coffee Company. Read more about Black Rifle Coffee Company.

A new Marine Corps physical training uniform will have shorter shorts than previous versions, but they won’t be as short as the long-banned, skin-tight, still-beloved “silkies.”
Not enough fuel, too many miles to go over open ocean, and the aircrew was flying into a spot they call the Black Hole.
During ferocious fighting in Anzio, Italy, Harold Nelson’s commander wrote to Nelson’s mother that he’d been put in for a Silver Star. Now 107, Nelson finally got it.
After a week of competition at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, four squads will travel to Washington, DC, for the last event of the Army-wide Best Squad competition — an interview panel with Pentagon leaders, including the sergeant major of the Army.
After more than seven months of full-scale warfare, Russian gas still flows through Ukraine to Europe each day.
A fleet of US Coast Guard and Army National Guard helicopters has descended on hurricane-ravaged Sanibel Island.
About one in five C-130s in the Air Force is out of service as older C-130Hs, which were first introduced in the 1970s, are grounded to have their propellers inspected.
The aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford will spend at least one more day in Virginia.
Ford’s technological glitches included propulsion problems, hinky elevators, and gremlins in the catapults.
Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 Vietnam War epic “Apocalypse Now” is one of the most recognizable war movies ever made, yet few fans are familiar with the insane story behind its production.