E.B. Boyd is a contributing writer at Fast Company and San Francisco. She has reported from the Middle East, Afghanistan, China, Haiti, and Silicon Valley.
After 13 years of war, the bulk of U.S. forces will leave Afghanistan this year. From May 2013 to last February, Lt. Gen. Mark A. Milley ’80 was the second-highest general on the ground, overseeing daily operations for NATO.
The Marines are using teams of servicewomen in Afghanistan to go where the men in its front-line combat units cannot: To build relationships with Afghan women. (Reported from Helmand during an embed with the US Marines.)
On May 31, 2007, while on patrol in Iraq, a roadside bomb tore through Alex Wilson's legs. Here's what happened after.
Two brothers each enrolled in ROTC. One ended up in the Army's Special Forces, the other quit the military and chose humanitarian work in Afghanistan instead. Here's how their paths diverged.
James Blue covered war zones for two decades as a producer for ABC News and Nightline. Then he decided to teach Afghans how to tell their own stories.
Inspired by a true story, a musician composes an opera about a soldier who loses his innocence in the wars of the Middle East.
After decades of reporting for the New York Times, Sheryl Wu Dunn and Nicholas Kristoff became convinced that empowering women is the key to solving party. Now they've started a campaign to make that happen.