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Years Later, Loss at War Resonates At Home
“I hate war,” he said. “I don’t have my dad.” Anthony’s father was killed in Afghanistan five years ago. Anthony is now eight.
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A Centuries-Long Battle To Solve The Ambiguity of War
What do war crimes, Sun Tzu, General James N. Mattis, and Enhanced Interrogation have in common?
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How we are going to Make the war horse a reality
With a responsive growth plan and responsible use of donor funds, The War Horse will release stories and site features in stages that ensure we adhere to our Standards of Trauma and Legal Reporting Practices.
JOURNALISM WITH EVERYONE'S STORY IN MIND
The War Horse is a database-driven investigative journalism outlet that publishes reporting focused on the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, and the U.S. Armed Forces.
THE HOME OF THE ECHOES PROJECT
The Echoes Project will be the first fully digital collection of multimedia profiles for each of the men, women, and Afghan and Iraqi interpreters killed in action since 9/11.
UNDERSTANDING VETERAN SUICIDE
The War Horse will be the only journalism outlet to crowdsource stories and data, including medical and family histories, for verifiable Post-9/11 suicides among active duty service members and veterans.
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