For decades, the U.S. has poisoned service members with toxic chemicals. Lotions. Pills. Testing. Burn pits. And then there’s the enemy’s chemical weapons.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Mopp-suits-web.jpg11841800Kelly Kennedyhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngKelly Kennedy2021-02-24 08:18:522021-02-25 21:36:25Chemicals. Chemicals. And More Chemicals. A Veteran Reflects on Her Time in Desert Storm
For decades, he searched for information about a friend killed during in Vietnam, a journey that ended visiting the gravesite with the Marine’s mother.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Nelson-and-Herron-web.jpg8381196David Nelsonhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngDavid Nelson2021-02-17 09:14:292021-02-17 10:10:41A Veteran’s 30-Year Journey to Learn About a Friend Killed During the Vietnam War
Back-to-back deployments and explosions were “a recipe for disaster,” writes a military spouse. “For my family, reintegration lasted years.”
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/White-Coat-Kiss-web-banner.jpg362640Jenny Lynne Strouphttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngJenny Lynne Stroup2021-02-10 08:35:552021-02-10 08:35:55“The Distance Between You Grows”—the Many Difficult Truths of Military Family Homecomings
Thirty years ago, Operation Desert Storm began. The so-called 100-hour war went rather quickly and smoothly. But the memories never ended.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Dave-GW-Reading-web.jpg900812Dave Boehttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngDave Boe2021-02-03 09:37:192021-02-03 09:37:19“Halt, or I’ll Shoot”—an Army Veteran Reflects on Operation Desert Storm
During the Jan. 6 terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol, D.C. Guardsmen were missing in action, ordered to “stay in place” and “do nothing.”
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/6493443-web-2100x1066-1.jpg10662100T.L.Khttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngT.L.K2021-01-27 09:39:362021-01-27 09:39:36“Stay in Place”—a D.C. Guardsman Reflects on Military Orders to “Do Nothing” During the Siege on the U.S. Capitol
When the Covid-19 lockdowns began, a Coast Guard officer reflected on her military deployment to the Arctic Circle and the familiar feeling of isolation.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Sonner-Kehrt-Coast-Guard-Deployment-on-Healy-Arctic-Circle.jpg10682100Sonner Kehrthttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngSonner Kehrt2021-01-20 09:30:222021-01-20 09:34:33Becoming a Lobster and Surviving the Monotony of a Coast Guard Deployment to the Arctic Circle