An amazing and heart wrenching article written by Kasey Cordell of Portland Monthly:
Bullets, Bombs, IEDS. For today's armed forces, the risks are many. But for women who serve their country, some of the greatest dangers come from an enemy within: men.
DRENCHED BY 30 INCHES OF RAIN A YEAR, Roseburg’s rolling, fir-covered hills wrap around 59-year-old Carrie Jones’s home like a berm protecting her against memories of desolate, sun-scorched texas, where she spent her short military career in the 1970s.
The desert, for Jones, holds the danger.