Illustration of woman Iraq War soldier by Janet Hamlin

Spring 2009

Spring 2009 cover of Columbia Magazine with artwork by Janet Hamlin

Betrayal in the Field

Female soldiers are confronting danger not only from the enemy, but from their brothers in arms. Drawing from her new book, The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq, Journalism school professor Helen Benedict reports on the abuse that thousands of U.S. servicewomen endure.