The second volume of “The Journal of Military Experience,” a product that originated in 2011 with student veterans at Eastern Kentucky University, brings together the works of 53 artists, authors, poets and scholars interested in teaching the world about the nature and consequence of military service.
Eastern Kentucky University student veterans are adding their stories to the “From Combat to Kentucky” oral history project at the Louis B. Nunn Center for Oral History at the University of Kentucky.
Recent Eastern Kentucky University graduate Travis Martin was one of 14 individuals nationwide to receive a 2011 Literacy Grant from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
“When we arrived, the smell of rotting flesh filled the air. I was told to pull the first guard shift around the mass-grave site. During one of my patrols, I made the huge mistake of looking down. The body of a little girl was still there, holding onto a stuffed rabbit. The little girl was wearing a purple dress; she still had a blindfold on her eyes.