Lyman Abbott's Order to Report Letter from the U.S. Army, 1940.

My Father Died Over 60 Years Ago. I Feel That I‘m Just Now Meeting Him

His father served in World War II and remade his life, one that a son is finally discovering.

Hoppin chatting with cadets at the Air Force Academy before a Board of Visitors meeting.

Forced Pivots

How the founder of the National Military Spouse Network reignited her career after years out of the workforce

The Two Hundred and Fiftieth

Joanna Guldin-Noll, a fellow of the War Horse’s 2018 Writing Seminar for Military Spouses, reflects on losing a student to gun violence as a former teacher.

Answering the Call

Vets4Warriors, a mostly donations-based phone support program, seeks to end the stigma of vets getting help and the shame of asking for it.

Me, Also

After years of silence, a Cobra pilot opens up about her fight to bring her accused rapist to justice.

Sadr City Sniper

There are many moments in war—the surprises, the close calls. A former infantry officer reflects on one that had both.

You Have Not Seen The Last Of These Marines

After starting a new chapter in his life, a former corpsman realized the men he lost 20 years before were much more than a memory.

She was set— a Marine Corps officer enrolled in a PhD program and headed to a new duty station on the West Coast. But then she woke up in a jail cell with her world falling apart.

The Arrest

She was set— a Marine Corps officer enrolled in a PhD program and headed to a new duty station on the West Coast. But then she woke up in a jail cell with her world falling apart.

Baggage

Can artwork depicting the Syrian refugee crisis build empathy for an American audience? One writer hopes so.