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In Lance Corporal Jennifer Ratliff's self-portrait "Stella Jo," she holds a photo of her best friend and her daughter, whom Ratliff cared for while her friend deployed. Ratliff had been injured in Iraq while serving as a machine gunner. The image "speaks volumes regarding Marines' love of family and comrades," says the author.

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