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Donna Pratt

Donna Pratt

Donna Pratt didn’t want to be an individual. That’s how she felt though hobbling around on crutches in Fort Stewart, Georgia...

John Rego

John Rego

John Rego compares leaving the Army to a dog let off his leash. With no master to tell him where to be and no plans for life after service...

Frank Sonntag

Frank Sonntag

Frank Sonntag knew the sound of a falling mortar well. Insurgents had shelled the base in Balad, Iraq, for months, and the soldiers stationed there had taken to calling it “Mortaritaville.”

Jessica Coulter

Jessica Coulter

When it got to the point where Jessica Coulter could not buy groceries for herself and two sons, she knew it was time to ask for help.

Joey Hooker

Joey Hooker

Joey Hooker has always been a leader. It was a trait he learned from his father, a Marine who battled on Korea’s “Frozen Chosin,” and...

Keith Sekora

Keith Sekora

Keith Sekora’s friends and family had one question for him when he decided to join the Air Force after 9/11: “Haven’t you done enough?”

Mary McGriff

Mary McGriff

Mary McGriff thought the anxiety and depression would disappear in a couple of weeks. After all, how serious can post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) be...

Nick Bennett

Nick Bennett

Nick Bennett was haunted for years by the rocket that nearly killed him in Iraq. It chased him down the highway in Indianapolis...

Mark Lalli

Mark Lalli

There is a gleam in his eye every time Mark Lalli thinks of both of his grandfathers. “They served in World War II,” Mark says. “It was my dream…