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This is War

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A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both abroad and at home.

A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both abroad and at home.
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United States

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Wondery

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A raw look at the combat and homecoming experience from American veterans who have been deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan. “This Is War” chronicles the trials of combat vets both abroad and at home.

Language:

English


Episodes

5 | Post

4/17/2018
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Being under constant assault in a war zone wears a person down in both expected and unexpected ways. Sure, it wears you down physically, psychologically and emotionally, but it also can wear down your soul, taking chips out of your humanity.

Duration:00:52:58

4 | Freeman

4/4/2018
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What do you do with rage when you don’t have any place to point it but inward? When there is no satisfaction in revenge and no way to put things right? Marcus Freeman spent nearly a decade as a combat medic, fighting the insurgencies in both Iraq and Afghanistan with his healing power as much as with his weapons. But some wrongs can’t be righted, they only can be reckoned with. And when you can’t do the reckoning, the price you pay can be tremendous.

Duration:00:52:48

3 | Stormeski

3/20/2018
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“My training just kicked in.” We hear that a lot. It calls to mind decisiveness and instinctual reactions to uncommonly dire circumstances. For an Army medic, it’s about worst case scenarios and hoping on some level that your expertise rarely is called upon. Support us by supporting our sponsors: Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them at ZipRecruiter.com/ThisIsWar Squarespace - Casper- Get $50 towards a mettress when you visit them...

Duration:00:49:28

2 | Kevin Rumley

3/13/2018
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Many of the men and women who enlist in the armed forces do so knowing they might die, but somehow meeting death face to face still comes as an absolute surprise. Support us by supporting our sponsors: Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them at ZipRecruiter.com/ThisIsWar ADT - Get an ADT starter kit installed free when you visit them at Adt.com/ThisIsWar

Duration:00:48:32

1 | Ian Mearns

3/13/2018
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Ian Mearns did two tours in Iraq. The first one was bad, the second one was worse, but his greatest challenge was dealing with the leftover fear, rage and anger once he got home. Support us by supporting our sponsors: Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter for free and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them at ZipRecruiter.com/ThisIsWar Casper - Get $50 towards a mettress when you visit them at casper.com/ThisIsWar and use the code THISISWAR at checkout. ADT - Get an ADT starter kit...

Duration:00:52:11

Introducing This Is War

2/27/2018
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This is Bravery. This is Heroism, This is Patriotism. This is War premieres on March 13th.

Duration:00:03:01

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