In the The New York Times Home Fires blog, five members of the United States military share their insights about returning home after serving in the Iraq war. Two of the bloggers discuss the transition back to everyday life, and explain how writing has helped them move forward.
Michael Jernigan, Iraq war veteran; served as a combat Marine; blogger for The New York Times blog Home Fires
Sandi Austin, Iraq war veteran, served as liaison to governor of an Iraqi province for the Army; blogger for Home Fires
Andy Rosenthal, editorial page editor, The New York Times; editor of Home Fires