“It’s a moral injury. It’s trauma from witnessing something that goes against our values.” So said Travis Peterson, a retired U.S. Air Force master sergeant. In this short, moving video from the NYT (Gift Article), Peterson and others talk about their obsession with helping their Afghan allies who were left behind when America pulled out. It’s a job they all say they shouldn’t have to do. The Text Messages from Desperate Afghans Left Behind: ‘Show
This to the People of America
.’