When I enlisted in the Marine Corps, I decided I wanted to be a Tanker. Unfortunately, that job is not open to women, so I changed paths and decided to become an engineer.
-- Exit Wounds: Soldier's Stories - Life After Iraq and Afghanistan, by Jim Lommasson, from the author's interview of Margo Ellis, who now works for the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Congressional Liaison in the Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs
Exit Wounds is a collaboration between Jim Lommasson and American veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan war. Lommasson interviewed and photographed 50 men and women soldiers about why they went to war and how the war has affected them and their loved ones.
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