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So Much Left to Tell

A former Army soldier grapples with an unresolved confessional to her late mother.

When the Stress of Combat Hits You … in a High School Classroom

A former infantry officer realized the impact of war lingers longer than he’d thought.

The Two Hundred and Fiftieth

Joanna Guldin-Noll, a fellow of the War Horse’s 2018 Writing Seminar for Military Spouses, reflects on losing a student to gun violence as a former teacher.

Answering the Call

Vets4Warriors, a mostly donations-based phone support program, seeks to end the stigma of vets getting help and the shame of asking for it.

You Have Not Seen The Last Of These Marines

After starting a new chapter in his life, a former corpsman realized the men he lost 20 years before were much more than a memory.

She was set— a Marine Corps officer enrolled in a PhD program and headed to a new duty station on the West Coast. But then she woke up in a jail cell with her world falling apart.

The Arrest

She was set— a Marine Corps officer enrolled in a PhD program and headed to a new duty station on the West Coast. But then she woke up in a jail cell with her world falling apart.

Baggage

Can artwork depicting the Syrian refugee crisis build empathy for an American audience? One writer hopes so.

Removing My Armor

How a former Army videographer learned to cope with trauma and rebuild her life.

Basic Training

How a new recruit learned what being in the Army truly meant and where he eventually found his way, sort of.