Jim Garamone is a reporter for the American Forces Press Service.
This issue of On Patrol brings together the diverse voices of individuals who served on or after September 11 in various roles. Their personal stories illustrate what it means to serve in the post-9/11 era.
A U.S. soldier fires a FGM-148 Javelin rocket during a live-fire exercise on the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Germany last month. Army photo by Sgt. William Tanner
Inside one of the most intense, and unusual, Pentagon contracting wars (Washington Post)
OEF vet pens novel about war (Military Times)
From the battlefield to the workbench (San Diego Union-Tribune)
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