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The Echoes Project


THE FIRST AND ONLY FULLY DIGITAL COLLECTION OF MULTIMEDIA PROFILES FOR EACH OF THE MEN, WOMEN, AND AFGHAN AND IRAQI INTERPRETERS THAT HAVE BEEN KILLED IN ACTION SINCE 9/11.

WHETHER YOU'RE PRO-WAR OR ANTI-WAR, LOSS OF LIFE IS OUR MIDDLE GROUND. 

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The Echoes Project


THE FIRST AND ONLY FULLY DIGITAL COLLECTION OF MULTIMEDIA PROFILES FOR EACH OF THE MEN, WOMEN, AND AFGHAN AND IRAQI INTERPRETERS THAT HAVE BEEN KILLED IN ACTION SINCE 9/11.

WHETHER YOU'RE PRO-WAR OR ANTI-WAR, LOSS OF LIFE IS OUR MIDDLE GROUND. 

JAVIER ORTIZ RIVERA

King. Papi. Marine.

  Alyssa’s teacher took her to the counselor’s office where Veronica was waiting. “My mom looked at me and told me Papi wasn’t coming home,” Alyssa said. “I didn’t know what she meant. She just looked at me and said, ‘He died.’”

  Things were the same for Anthony, who was three. He walked into pre-school that morning expecting good news. Instead, he was told he’d never see his father again.

This is their story.


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.

Read his story.


A CENTURIES-LONG BATTLE TO SOLVE THE AMBIGUITY OF WAR

by Natalie Schachar and Thomas J. Brennan

What do war crimes, Sun Tzu, General James N. Mattis, and Enhanced Interrogation have in common?
Read and find out.



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What Is The Echoes Project?


What Is The Echoes Project?


FREE membership profiles allow everyone to share his or her own war story. 

Everyone affected by war—whether on the battlefield or at home—has a story that will add rich insight to the conversations we at The War Horse will host regarding Post-9/11 conflict.


WHAT IS THE ECHOES PROJECT? 

The first and ONLY fully digital collection of multimedia profiles for each of the men, women, and Afghan and Iraqi interpreters that have been killed in action since 9/11.

Don't Let Them Be Forgotten

Whether you're pro-war or anti-war, loss of life is our middle ground. 

Told By Those Who Were There

User-submitted photos, videos, and written reflections bring war to life.

HOW YOUR SUBMISSIONS WILL BE USED

The War Horse will gather digital storytelling media from our members en masse. All submissions must meet specific criteria to be accepted. We will gather dates, times, locations, photographs, videos, and more. All approved submissions will be accessible publicly and available open-source through The Echoes Project

NO RELIGION. NO POLITICS.
NO DEROGATORY TERMS.