Not easy but worthwhile It s not easy to read about the affects not easy to read about the affects what our society. The impact of war and the lingering aftereffect it has on both veterans and civilians is for myriad reasons largely invisible to the public Popular media may create news cycles around horrors or stereotypes but the effort reuired to redefine and sustain “normal” lives after war stays below the surface and out of sight In Retire the Colors nineteen thought provoking stories by veterans and civilians consider the residual effects of Ira and Afghanistan A .
Has asked of our servicepeople but they deserve our #ATTENTION IT WAS EMOTIONALLY DIFF. ACIFIST DESCRIBES HER #It was emotionally diff. Acifist describes her to accompany her husband an Ira veteran to the shooting range A hospital worker in Mosul Talks About What Happens On about what happens on hunting trip back home with his randfather A veteran experiences the 2013 Boston marathon The wife of a combat medic considers their unusual nighttime routines A mother and former 50 cal unner navigates truth AND LIES WITH HER CHILDREN THESE STORIES OFFER A lies with her children These stories offer a uncommon in war literature today They also mak. Icult to read but I kept turning pages and wanting Wanting to connect and understand. E an appeal to readers to witness with compassion the men and women who because of War Possess The Strength possess the strength show us what it means to be fully human Contributors include Tahani Alsandook Joseph R Bawden Brian Castner David Chrisinger David P Ervin Teresa Fazio CH Guise Colin D Halloran Lauren Kay Halloran Matthew J Hefti Brooke King Randy Leonard King Randy Leonard KL Miller Stewart Moss Caitlin Pendola Mark Solheim Richard Allen Smith Christopher Stowe and Melissa Walke.