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Theater of War

The U.S. Air Force Band of Flight carries their gear through water on an overseas deployment. Photo by Major Richard M. Mench, USAF "I was finishing graduate school as a music major and like most musicians, wanted to work as a performer. The idea of being in a military band had been on my mind...
Washington, DC Theater of War director Bryan Doerries (far right) leads an audience discussion after performances of Ajax and Philoctetes at New York City's St. Vincent?s Hospital. The audience included military veterans, and medical staff that treat wounded warriors. (Cast members included...
Washington, DC David Straithairn, Gloria Reuben, and Jeffrey Wright in a Theater of War production. Photo by Paxton Winters. The lingering effects of war have long been felt by returning combat veterans. Some of the labels to describe these have included ?soldier?s heart? (Civil War), ?shell shock...