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The Spear

Feb 27, 2019

In March 2018, after a dangerous nerve agent was shockingly used in the British city of Salisbury, authorities looked to the armed forces to play a role in the response. Maj. Clodia O’Neill was part of that response. An engineer officer in the British Army, she explains the mission that she and her soldiers were...

Feb 15, 2019

In 2010, Maj. Patrick Dubois was a lieutenant deployed as a Kiowa helicopter pilot to Afghanistan. One day, a mission to provide support to a ground force changed quickly when he and his co-pilot were asked to do something Kiowa pilots almost never do: land and evacuate a casualty.

Feb 1, 2019

In 2007, Tony Luberto was a maintenance platoon leader deployed in Baghdad. Early one morning, he awoke to the devastating sounds of a Katyusha rocket attack. He talks through the attack, his soldiers' efforts to save the lives of their friends, and the lingering impact the attack had on his platoon.