The Frog’s Revenge Came in the Form of Rockets

Augusto Giacoman’s humanity was reduced to instinct as the rockets began to hit, and he understood how the frog he’d encountered as a child must have felt.

When The Purple Heart Weighs Heavy

Elizabeth O’Herrin handed the groggy patient his Purple Heart. Immediately, she worried she’d made a mistake, giving it to him so soon after his amputation.

A Centuries-Long Battle to the Ambiguity of War

Read how George Heath examines the questions surrounding the definition of a crime during wartime, which are largely unsettled. In modern warfare combatants dress as civilians and war is waged more covertly than ever.

Becoming A Veteran Without War

How do some veterans feel about killing? Do they want to kill? Nathan Eckman shares his story on what it means to be a veteran without the experiences of combat.

Years Later, Loss at War Resonates at Home

Our global community is and continues to be ever more affected by war. Responsible and constructive conversation is more important than ever.

Echoes Project: Javier Ortiz Rivera

After she heard that her husband had died, Veronica remembers screaming for the Marines and chaplain to leave, but they wouldn’t.