Phil Klay is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Iraq War and the author of the short story collection Redeployment, which won the 2014 National Book Award for Fiction. In 2018 he received the George W. Hunt, S. J., Prize for Journalism, Arts & Letters, which is co-sponsored by

The 8th Engineer Support Battalion in Amariyah-Ferris - photo by Phil Klay
Politics & Society Features
Phil KlayNovember 11, 2018
War experience, and trauma more generally, can be an assault not only on one’s physical sense of safety, but on one’s social, moral, and spiritual conception of the world.