Thomas Brennan reflects on what selfless service at Ground Zero and an endless war against ideals has taught him—and how it’s come to be that a new generation fights the same war that began 15 years ago.
About Thomas J. Brennan
Thomas is the founder and executive director of The War Horse. He served as an infantryman in Iraq and Afghanistan before studying investigative reporting at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. His reporting has appeared in Vanity Fair, Center for Investigative Reporting, and on the front page of The New York Times. Thomas has held fellowships at the Center for a New American Security, The Atlantic Council, and The George W. Bush Institute. Thomas's feature writing has been awarded by the Society for Features Journalism and the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. His investigative reporting has earned him both a national and regional Edward R. Murrow, two Fourth Estate Awards, and the prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Journalism Award. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Entries by Thomas J. Brennan
Our global community is and continues to be ever more affected by war. Responsible and constructive conversation is more important than ever.
After she heard that her husband had died, Veronica remembers screaming for the Marines and chaplain to leave, but they wouldn’t.