To those who serve in the armed forces, what is the aftereffect of war? "The Marlboro Marine" is photographer Luis Sinco's portrait of Marine Corporal James Blake Miller, whom he met in Iraq. For Miller, coming home has been its own battle. View at
They called him the "Marlboro Man", a Marine with a thousand yard stare and a smoke, taking a break during the second battle of Fallujah. Description from borepatch.blogspot.ca. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Leigh Ann Hester (born 1982) is a US Army soldier. While assigned to the 617th Military Police Company, a Kentucky Army National Guard unit out of Richmond, Kentucky, Hester received the Silver Star for her actions on March 20, 2005 during an enemy ambush. Hester enlisted in the U.S. Army in April 2001 and is the first female U.S. Army soldier to receive the award for exceptional valor since WW2 and the first ever to be cited for valor in close quarters combat.