He saw gore and death, but he also saved lives. There are certain things a former corpsman will never forget or take for granted.
A reporter’s journey through war, trauma and healing
Tangled alliances with allies and their foes make this one messy war.
A Marine officer reflects on his youthful fearlessness—and its end.
Burn pits have been poisoning soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan for the last 11 years. But Veterans Affairs seems reluctant to do anything about it.
His father served in World War II and remade his life, one that a son is finally discovering.
Augusto Giacoman danced to Aqua’s “Barbie Girl” as his convoy patrolled Mosul, Iraq. And then the IED exploded.
Melissa Thomas held the little girl in her lap as their Humvee sped to meet the helicopter, uttering “English-nonsense” to keep the child from passing out.
Ross Cohen was trekking across Asia when the Twin Towers were attacked. When the call for war began, he cut short his planned year-long trip to sign up.