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As You Were
Press Coverage

As You Were

Military Experience & the Arts invites submissions in the genres of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and artwork for publication in the upcoming publication As You Were: The Military Review. As You Were, three words spoken quickly by non-commissioned and commissioned officers who choose to drop rank and get to business, is meant to put troops “at … Continue reading

Letters to War and Lethe
Book Reviews

Letters to War and Lethe

Letters to War and Lethe is a collection of poems about war: its deprivations, its strange gifts, and its remembrances. “Whether set in Afghanistan or an American supermarket,” writes Boston-based poet Joyce Peseroff, these poems “upset platitudes and assumptions about those who fight, what they remember, and who speaks for them.” Farzana Marie’s book, Peseroff … Continue reading

Are Budget Cuts the Culprit Behind the V.A. Scandal?  
Opinion

Are Budget Cuts the Culprit Behind the V.A. Scandal?  

By Tom Kauffman, Veterans PTSD Project A few weeks ago, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said in an interview that Washington’s cost-cutting culture helped spark the growing Veterans Administration hospital controversy by encouraging V.A. officials to understate their financial needs both internally and to Congress. Murray, a top appropriator and former chairwoman of the Senate Veterans … Continue reading