‘Going to War’ is an emotional insider journey of veterans who serve during conflict

View the effects of war and its aftermath from those who fought for our country in “Going to War,” Monday, May 27, at 9 p.m. on Arizona PBS.

This hourlong documentary offers candid, raw accounts of military life before, during and after combat through war correspondent and author Sebastian Junger, Vietnam War veteran and author Karl Marlantes, and several veterans from various American wars who bring first-hand accounts and an abiding commitment to telling a warrior’s story with sensitivity and candor.

WATCH: “Going to War”

The film captures the gritty mental and physical transformation of troops in training and follows them into the transformative experience of combat. By delving into the psychologically complex world of warfare and its aftermath, the film reveals challenges service members face when they return home and rejoin civilian society, revisit their life goals and aspirations, and attempt to redefine themselves.

Sponsor message:

Sponsor message:

Sign up to receive the Arizona PBS Insider

Get up-to-the-minute information about your favorite programs and learn more about Arizona PBS news and events.

Summer of Space: Arizona PBS brings you the universe

8 Days: To the Moon and Back

This summer, Arizona PBS is featuring a celestial programming spectacle sure to excite any space enthusiast in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

See how our ancestors understood the 'Ancient Skies'

Discover how centuries of knowledge, experimentation and engineering helped our ancestors understand the mysteries of space in this three-part series airing Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Seek out 'A Few Good Pie Places' and 'Bakeries'

A Few Good Pie Places

Tour a collection of sweet spots known for their pies and other baked goodies on Fridays at 7 p.m.