Private Showing of Soldier On: Life After Deployment
July 20, 2016
On Sunday, July 17 we held a private showing of Soldier On: Life After Deployment for Natasha Young, one of the film’s three main characters, and her family and friends. Natasha, a former Marine, deployed to Iraq in 2005 and 2007.
A One Percent to Honor
July 11, 2016
In December 2015, Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter announced that women would no longer be barred from combat jobs in the U.S. armed forces. The welcome change opened 220,000 new infantry, armor, reconnaissance and special operations jobs to women, improving their opportunities for military pay increases and career advancement. The policy reversal acknowledged and ratified […]
First Test Screening of Soldier On: Life After Deployment
May 30, 2016
On Tuesday, May 31, the Veterans Center at Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ will host the first test screening of Soldier On: Life After Deployment. Student veterans as well as Veteran Center faculty and staff will watch the documentary and offer their feedback. It’s an exciting step as we get closer to releasing our film […]
Screening Soldier On with Natasha Young
April 21, 2016
Screened Soldier On with Natasha Young, one of the film’s three main characters, yesterday: “Watching Soldier On with Sue was both telling and healing for me. I was wrought with so many raw emotions but my most prominent feeling was relief and gratitude because finally someone got it right!”
Women Veterans: Coping with PTSD
October 16, 2015
Almost 280,000 women have served in the U.S. military since Sept. 11, and they comprise a fast-growing percentage of the American veteran population. In Iraq and Afghanistan, more women have also been exposed to direct combat than in prior conflicts, even before combat roles were officially opened to them in 2013.
June 25, 2015
We are thrilled to announce that Jennifer Filippazzo will be the editor for Soldier On: Life After Deployment! You can read more about her at IMDb.