Raising his right hand to serve in the U.S. military could not shield Jimmy Anderson from the harsh realities of racial prejudice in his community.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Oath-feature.jpg5621000Jimmy Andersonhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngJimmy Anderson2024-02-21 09:19:262024-02-21 10:35:10In That Moment I Learned My Service to This Country Could Not Transcend My Skin Color
My return from Afghanistan in 2010 and difficulties adjusting opened a door my mom had closed after her service in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Commissioning-ceremony_Mom-reading-oath-feature.jpg5631000Lauren Kay Johnsonhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngLauren Kay Johnson2024-02-14 08:41:122024-02-14 08:41:12My Family Took the Straight-and-Narrow Path. Why Was I the One to Diverge?
William (Mac) McKissick was a technical sergeant responsible for the security of the northern perimeter of Tan Son Nhut Air Base north of Saigon, Vietnam.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Truck_color-web.jpg506900Ed Meagherhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngEd Meagher2024-02-07 09:11:572024-02-07 09:11:57Mac Was My Hero. I Never Told Him. I’m Sure He Never Knew.
Tyler Stevenson’s grandmother survived the horrors of war. Long after his service in Afghanistan, he came to understand her.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Grandma-feature.jpg507900Tyler Stevensonhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngTyler Stevenson2024-01-31 09:42:082024-01-31 09:42:08My Yia Yia and I Both Endured War. This Is How We Carry It.
It was the last attempt of the Soviets to project power across the Atlantic, and it failed miserably. We won without firing a shot.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/down-on-the-bridge-feature.jpg8481506David Chetlainhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngDavid Chetlain2024-01-24 09:22:452024-01-25 08:35:22The USSR Called Operation Atrina a Triumph. We Knew It Was a Failure.
What I didn’t know then was I was riding shotgun on my father’s quest to undo a moment of complete helplessness and horror during the Battle of Midway.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Cake-feature-1-scaled.jpg11522048Sally Cartonhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngSally Carton2024-01-18 09:30:042024-01-18 09:39:43It Took a Lifetime to Learn My Father’s War Story—and How It Shaped Us Both