This week marks 82 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor and 32 years since I witnessed the birth of a friendship between two men who’d once been at war.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/Pearl-Harbor-feature.jpg5621000Frank A. Vargohttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngFrank A. Vargo2023-12-06 09:34:052023-12-06 11:48:04Embracing a Former Enemy at Pearl Harbor, It Was Official. The War Was Over.
During Covid-19 restrictions, sailors found a way to beat boredom aboard the USS Ronald Reagan—with a clandestine jiujitsu club in the ship’s bowels.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/club-1000x563-1.jpg5631000Mario L. Snyderhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngMario L. Snyder2023-11-29 09:13:092023-11-29 09:14:03Clandestine Combat, Quesadilla Bribes, and Operation Jiujitsu Underground
While men in the military have alarmingly high rates of suicide, the rates among military women are rising faster, and their reasons are different.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Formation-feature.jpg5631000Sonner Kehrthttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngSonner Kehrt2023-11-16 09:57:352023-11-16 10:46:46Short Changed: Military Women’s Deaths by Suicide Linked to Sexual Trauma
E.V.’s husband spent years serving military sexual trauma survivors, unaware that she, too, was one.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/womens-hands-1000x562-1.jpg5621000E.V.https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngE.V.2023-11-15 09:10:482023-11-15 10:03:35He Spent Years Learning Other People’s Secret Pains. I Spent Years Hiding Mine.
Air Force Maj. Troy Gilbert was a hero who died when his F-16 crashed protecting U.S. troops in Iraq. But to the 9-year-old son he left behind, he was Dad.
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Arlington-1000x563-1.jpg5631000Boston Gilberthttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngBoston Gilbert2023-11-08 09:07:472023-11-08 10:05:04The Shoulders I Stood on Were Gone. How Little I Knew of the Journey Before Me.
Veteran Cameron McMillan sifted through his memories as the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq approached. Officially, the war is over. But is it?
https://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/weapon-feature.jpg9001600Cameron McMillanhttps://thewarhorse.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/NEW-War-Horse-logo-no-tagline-405x160-1.pngCameron McMillan2023-11-01 09:11:222023-11-01 09:11:22We Did Not Fight. This Was Our War, if You Could Call It That.