History proves that wars cannot stifle or silence artists and writers. If anything, war has been an inspiration for creative minds— a driving force—for those who have experienced it first-hand. The eight artists featured in this second volume of the JME represent all spectrums of society affected by war—from the child of a service member, to the concerned civilian, to the active-duty soldier—and their works demonstrate how vital the creative process is in helping artists deconstruct troubling experiences and reconstruct them on their own terms
"Introduction: Creating the Tangible from the Intangible--Jenny Bell,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 2
, Article 13.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol2/iss1/13