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Blasted by Adversity
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Blasted by Adversity

Excerpted from Blasted by Adversity: the Making of a Wounded Warrior, which chronicles Army SSG Luke Murphy’s two tours with the 101st Airborne Division, his recovery from an IED blast that took his leg, and his advocacy for wounded service members. April 24, 2006, the anniversary of Troy Jenkins’s death, three years earlier. Since he … Continue reading

Second National Military Experience & the Arts Symposium: Welcome Packet
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Second National Military Experience & the Arts Symposium: Welcome Packet

Information about workshops, events, and special offerings remains available under the “Symposium” tab on the MEA website. However, and for your convenience, we have embedded a copy of the welcome packet that each registrant will receive after arriving at the event below. The MEA2 Welcome Packet is also downloadable as a PDF here. This packet contains … Continue reading

Spotlight: Albert Gray Eagle
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Spotlight: Albert Gray Eagle

Oklahoma Flutist and Vietnam Veteran, Albert Gray Eagle, Reflects on Art, Family History of Decorated Military Service & Post-Traumatic Stress by Robin Brooks There’s something about Albert Gray Eagle when you first meet him that is extraordinarily powerful, yet disarmingly subtle, sensitive, and silent. It is the quiet kind of confidence and strength that undoubtedly … Continue reading

As You Were, Vol. 2 Release
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As You Were, Vol. 2 Release

MEA is proud to present you with As You Were: The Military Review, Vol. 2. This publication is the culmination of hundreds of hours of work on the part of writers, artists, and our volunteer editors. Its poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and artwork represent nearly every living generation of veterans and individuals whose lives have been impacted … Continue reading

The Kill Switch
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The Kill Switch

Somehow it’s a dirty little secret that the entire purpose of war is to kill human beings. That vastly important fact is becoming more well-known thanks to the work of authors and journalists like Phil Zabriskie, a former foreign correspondent for Time who has also written for National Geographic, The Washington Post Magazine, and other notable outlets. … Continue reading