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About This Project

Ten Medill graduate students selected for a special three-month investigative project examined the issue of how the military health care system works for the National Guard and Reserve, a system largely run by contractors.

Hidden Surge is supported by the McCormick Foundation, which awarded scholarships to the students to work on the second annual project of the Medill School of Journalism’s National Security Journalism Initiative, which aims to be a resource for those reporting on national security issues. Read more »