Topic: Iraq War

Courtesy Ginger Miller
The Backstory

#TIMEvets: Share Your Stories and Photos of Inspiring Veterans

TIME has launched #TIMEvets, a four-week special project that will explore the profound effects of war – both on those who serve and the people who support them – through the stories of our country’s veterans

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The Backstory

Testament: Remembering Chris Hondros’ Iconic Photograph From Iraq

On the third anniversary of Chris Hondros’ death, Getty’s Director of Photography Pancho Bernasconi talks to TIME about one of Hondros’ most poignant and shocking images: that of a blood-soaked young girl in Tal Afar, Iraq.

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2012.  Dallas, TX.  USA.  Bobby in a Motel 6 in Dallas.  Bobby Henline, 41, veteran of four tours to Iraq and sole survivor of an IED blast that killed the other four soldiers in his humvee in Iraq in 2007.  He is now a standup comedian launching a new career with a routine built around his injuries.  He received burns over 38% of his body in the blast.
Photo Essay

From the Battlefield to the Comedy Stage: Healing Bobby Henline

Having survived an IED blast that killed four of his fellow servicemen and left him with burns covering almost 40% of his body, Iraq War Veteran Bobby Henline is a stand-up comedian today, healing scars that are not so physical.

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War Is Personal
Photo Essay

The Hero in the Cowboy Hat: Carlos Arredondo’s Story, by Eugene Richards

After the tragic events at the Boston Marathon, a hero in a cowboy hat emerged. Carlos Arredondo was identified as helping Jeff Bauman in a now-iconic photograph appearing on front pages around the world. In 2006, Eugene Richards began photographing Arredondo, an anti-war activist, after he lost his first son in Iraq — eventually publishing his story in War is Personal. Richards spoke to LightBox about his relationship with Arredondo.

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Erin Trieb
Out There

Erin Trieb’s Homecoming Project: Capturing War Through Veteran Tales

Sergeant Major Pat Corcoran might never have learned about those heroic efforts to save his life were it not for Erin Trieb, whose photographs will be added to a growing collection for The Homecoming Project, a non-profit organization she started to illuminate the ongoing issues of veterans from the past decades’ wars.

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Suzanne Opton
Out There

Soldier Down: The Portraits of Suzanne Opton

It’s difficult to make a new kind of portrait of a soldier in an age when they have been depicted in such iconic manner in the media. But in her new book Soldier/Many Wars, artist Suzanne Opton does so by staging slight performances in front of the camera.

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Photo Essay

The Art of War: Honoring the Fallen for a Lifetime

Fresh from the front lines in the war on terror, returning troops often turn to body tattoos to deal with the jarring transition back to civilian life.

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Thomas Hoepker—Magnum
Out There

Magnum in Motion, LIVE

Magnum In Motion presents its first fully dedicated exhibition of multimedia essays which takes a comprehensive look at 9/11 and the subsequent events that followed.

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Eugene Richards
Out There

War Becomes Personal: Interview with Eugene Richards on Capturing the Aftermath of the Iraq War

The book War Is Personal is an unflinching look into fifteen lives forever altered by the war in Iraq. Watch an interview with the author here.

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