Blackwater employees were “integral” to rebuilding Iraq, but with limited oversight, contractors had “no ethical obligation” to the country’s citizens.
A journalist learns of death that paralleled the moment he took his favorite picture.
Uncle Wally’s service was lore. And the monument—erected in France—loomed in her imagination. A military spouse traces her family’s generations at war.
A father reconnects with his ex-wife during their son’s graduation from Army basic training. “I told her she was a good mother.”
“I can’t believe this is how I’m going to die,” thought an Army medic after falling down a well. “We’re in the middle of nowhere. No one is going to rescue us.”
A veteran relives her trauma through the headlines.