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Members of the Fort Hood and Killeen community gathered in July for a candlelight vivil for Spc. Vanessa Guillen and her family. Photo by Army Spc. Lesha Little, courtesy of U.S. Army.

I Am Vanessa Guillen

A veteran relives her trauma through the headlines.

The Road Home

The Army had been her life until it turned into her enemy. A former combat medic reflects on the ultimate betrayal of giving her all in service and feeling abandoned in return.

The author on a field exercise at The Basic School at Quantico, Virginia in 2006. Courtesy of Anne Boaden

Aftermath

A Marine reservist recounts an unexplained loss while her husband is deployed.

When I Think About My Son

David Chrisinger found the words to express a devastating personal loss after teaching a military veteran how to write about her own feelings of sadness and uncertainty.

Her Name Is Fern And She Taught Me Gratitude

Anxiety over the military sexual trauma she withstood plagued Rachael Harris when she came home. Her adopted dog, Fern, barreled through those walls.

Inside the Nude Photo Scandal That Rocked The Marine Corps

The War Horse was the first to report on the hundreds of Marines using social media to solicit and share naked photos of female service members and veterans.

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The Impact of Our Reporting About Marines United

The War Horse and Reveal broke the Marines United nude photo scandal March 4, 2017. The U.S. Marines Corps and Navy leadership and Congressional politicians responded quickly to the scandal in the weeks following publication.