A custom image of a face with glasses; an image of a classroom is seen in one lens, and of soldiers at war in the other.
Jacob Myrick

The Challenge of Teaching War to Today's Students

Today’s youth aren’t interested in learning about the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts that have shaped recent history—but an Iraq war veteran-turned-teacher warns that the results of an uninformed generation could be dangerous.

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Help Veterans by Taking Them Off the Pedestal

A former infantryman in Iraq reflects on how the culture of military service has changed since World War II. Unhelpful attitudes from civilians and veterans alike, he says, are making it difficult for today's servicemen to transition back to post-deployment life.