Jackie Munn and her husband quietly said their last goodbyes before she boarded the C-17 headed to Afghanistan and her Cultural Support Team assignment.
About Jackie Munn
Jackie Munn is an Army brat, West Point graduate, and former Army Captain. Her time in service brought her to Iraq as a logistics officer; Washington, D.C., working with wounded soldiers at Walter Reed; and Afghanistan as a Cultural Support Team leader with Special Forces. She earned her master’s in nursing from Vanderbilt University and was named a 2015 Tillman Scholar. She now works as a family nurse practitioner and yoga instructor.
He bore his son’s body to the Americans’ base and let the blood drip and congeal on the wooden deck. And then he left, and left the blood behind.
Jackie Munn spilled hot chai on her lap and the girls giggled. They danced, smiled, asked why she had blue eyes. Then came the whip.