War on Terror

The following was interview was originally part of a Smart Girl Politics series in early 2013 and didn’t end up getting published. But some of the topics covered are still relevant today! Bethany Bowra will now be writing a daily column for Smart Girl Politics. Follow

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My uncle’s return from Afghanistan inspired this little tribute to the troops. As children in an American military family, my siblings and I were aware of the sacrifice that soldiers and their families make during active duty – especially during war. But the war zone

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As we have now entered the seventh anniversary of that day of terror, September 11, 2001, it is humbling and amazing to see how much has changed.  I was an 11 year old child at the time, and last year on this very day I

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My father forwarded an e-mail from a friend of his to me last month. The e-mail contains a list of well researched statistics regarding military fatalities in the past. The significance of this information reveals a plain and simple (though often ignored) fact. Pure and

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Yes, that’s just about the only word floating around in my head right now. We have been so busy – but over all I think that it has been quite fun. I did manage to find time to put a slideshow on my blog, however

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