Annetta Carman spent her time in the Army as a combat medic with a deployment to Iraq. Little did she know that her time overseas would change everything. Annetta speaks to the ugly realities of war and the challenge of coming home a different person.
Army veteran Alejandro Villatoro served in the invasion of Iraq in 2003 and later in Afghanistan in 2011. Returning home was more than he could ever have expected. Dealing with PTSD and an understaffed VA, Alejandro speaks to the traumas of war and the importance of working with other
On the tenth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, Iraqis and U.S. military veterans came together to hold the U.S. government accountable for the lasting effects of war and the rights of veterans and civilians to heal. The Iraq war is not over for Iraqi civilians and U.S. veterans who continue to struggle with various forms of trauma and injury; for Iraqis and veterans who suffer the effects of environmental poisoning due to certain U.S. munitions and burn pits of hazardous material; and for a growing generation of orphans and people displaced by war.