The War Horse

The War Horse is a member of The Institute for Nonprofit News specializing in investigative journalism focused on the Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs. The War Horse's mission is to be the trusted authority on Post-9/11 conflict by sharing on-the-ground, personal perspectives from those who were there and those who waited patiently behind. The War Horse's storytelling is driven by tax-deductible donations. Support our journalism at:

Recent articles from The War Horse

U.S. Marine Cpl. Kyle Carpenter observes his portrait at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., Nov. 15, 2015.
What I Learned During My 3-Year Recovery At Walter Reed
Marine veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter reflects on the need for hope, humility, and thankfulness.
Gerardo and his entire Marine Reconasaince platoon take a break from training for a group photo before deploying to Iraq. Photo courtesy of Gerardo Mena.
Losing Your Sense Of Self One Suicide At A Time
Iraq War veteran Gerardo Mena reunites with his Marine brethren to remember another brother lost to suicide.
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What It Means To Be A Veteran Without The Experience Of War
Without having been involved in combat, this veteran says he's left wondering what kind of man he is.