This week marks ten years since United States forces invaded Iraq in March, 2003. News outlets across the country have resurfaced their coverage of the American occupation, as well as produced new content about the repercussions of the decade-long conflict.
Since 2003, hundreds of thousands of Christians have fled Iraq following attacks by Muslim extremists. Now that American troops have departed, the future of the Christian community there is even more uncertain.
Even as the wars wind down in Iraq and Afghanistan the financial cost of taking care of veterans continues to mount and could reach a trillion dollars in coming decades
On April 24, 2004, the Renaud brothers were embedded with the U.S. Army in Iraq. Their cameras were rolling as a rocket attack struck an American military base in Baghdad. This story brings three of the surviving soldiers together to tell the story of how those few seconds in Iraq changed their lives forever.