Jennifer Pacanowski served as a combat medic in Iraq providing medical assistance to convoys. She returned from Iraq disillusioned with the discrepancy between the US stated mission and the realities of how the US treats its military and the people of Iraq. In an effort to help other veterans heal and understand their experiences Jennifer facilitates writing workshops. Her passion to advocate and creatively express veterans’ issues to the public propels her to speak to students, clinicians, civilians, colleges and businesses. Jennifer exposes the truth of war and the trauma it manifests in our society and the world.