Rural youth need the military as much as it needs them

Shenandoah High School | Shenandoah, IA

Is the U.S. military unfairly targeting youth in poverty? Some might see it that way, but that’s only looking at one side of the story. Poor youth also look to the military as a way to escape their socioeconomic reality.

Produced by Madelyne Andersen, Jared Blake, Tyler Hoyt, Jordan Miller, Spencer Rice and Caroline Ritchey, students Shenandoah High School in Shenandoah, Iowa.