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Colors s a collection of non fiction short stories by veterans of Ira and Afghanistan as well as spouses is a collection of non fiction short stories by veterans of Ira and Afghanistan as well as spouses other civilians connected to those wars In the stories they try to make sense of the war their duties and especially their life
after war Among my favorites are NUMB3RS by Brooke King gunner n Ira n response to a uestion by an war Among my favorites are NUMB3RS by Brooke King gunner n Ira I Am Dumbo in response to a uestion by an man How many have you killed She deftly ties the story to an animal hit on the side of the road after shes home with her children Tragedy, the Greeks, and Us in the car You Don t Have to Go There by David P Ervin Operation Irai Freedom veteran about car bombsn Ira and trying to adjust after he returns home It Wounded Planet is a shortened version of his excellent book Leaving the Wire An Infantryman s Ira which I have read attempting to understand the Ira war and what the young men and women went through Listening for Home by Teresa Fazio a Marine Corp officern Ira ties songs to her time The Parade in Ira with her home life afterwardAll nineteen stories were well written and thought provoking Mostnvolve PTSD and helped me to better understand the disorder Having never been Moving Violations in the armed forcest T. S. Eliots Dialectical Imagination is hard for me tomagine what the soldiers go through and how they deal with the horrors of war These stories give a good glimpse of the tough roads our veterans traverse during war and especially post war. E an appeal to readers to witness with compassion the men and women who because of war possess the strength to show us what Smilodon it means to be fully human Contributorsnclude 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 Eva KL Miller Stewart Moss Caitlin Pendola Mark Solheim Richard Allen Smith Christopher Stowe and Melissa Walke.
Dario DiBattista º 3 free readNot easy but worthwhile It s not easy to read about the affects of what our society has asked of our servicepeople but they deserve our attention It was emotionally difficult to read but I kept turning pages and wanting Wanting to connect and understand Imagine transitioning from a life where an approaching vehicle likely holds enemy gunmen to a life where that same vehicle s well simply a
CarOr Picture Yourself Diffusing Explosives One Day And Then Wrestlingpicture yourself diffusing explosives one day and then wrestling tickling your children anotherThese are some of the transitions that soldiers face when they leave active military service and return to civilian
*life n many *In many the lives they have lived are a world apart As expected these transitions are not always easyRetire the Colors s a glimpse Black Soundscapes White Stages into the challenges faced by soldiers whent Wholly Unraveled is time to come home These are the stories of veterans andn some cases civilians who work or live closely with veterans told Bicycle Utopias in their own words The genuine voices sometimes blunt sometimes stark and often profound explore not just the healing of bodies minds and souls but also the return to a world away from warIts a return often fraught with challenges These veterans continue to battle though these conflicts aren t waged with guns It Management Planning for Cultural Heritage is a fight for respectn the face of empty thanks It A Cultural History of Animals and Their Meat is a war for recognition of just how much has been sac. Thempact of war and the lingering aftereffect Epistemology as Theology it has on both veterans and civilianss for myriad reasons largely nvisible 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 Rificed and the weight they continue to bear They wrestle for understanding both
within themselves and from the world around themBut these stories aren t merelythemselves and from the world around themBut these stories aren t merely of trauma They are also stories about finding purpose and joy n life after the military For some that comes through a natural continuation of service Edoardo Sanguineti in the police force For otherst comes Dkfindout! Space Travel in the form of art through painting or poetry Andn some cases the authors of these essays men and women who have served their country who have given up much for the many things we all take for granted use these stories to reveal their hearts to usIn his essay Something on Something That s Something like Disillusionment Matthew J Hefti a 12 year veteran writes People are dying to be known and too many die unknown That Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn (PENGUIN CLSICOS) is a weighty observation on the human condition one filtered through the lens of war but universally true and apt These are not just essays about war and the soldiers who fight They are observations about life They are a gift earned with blood but given to us freelyThentroduction to the book ends with a call
to help these veterans carry the load of their experience We need to find better ways to helphelp these veterans carry the load of their experience We need to find better ways to help with their transitions But barring that at the very least we need a better awareness of what these people have given and what they continue to give Retire the Color. Acifist describes her decision to accompany her husband an Ira veteran to the shooting range A hospital worker Viva México in Mosul talks about what happens on a hunting trip back home with his grandfather A veteran experiences the 2013 Boston marathon The wife of a combat medic considers their unusual nighttime routines A mother and former 50 cal gunner navigates truth and lies with her children These stories offer a grace uncommonn war literature today They also mak.