Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Almy, a Navy physician, knits aboard a C-130 on a flight from Kuwait to Afghanistan. In Kandahar last year, Almy started the Combat Knitters, a group of female servicemembers who stitch to detach from the trauma they treat.

Lt. Cmdr. Jennifer Almy, a Navy physician, knits aboard a C-130 on a flight from Kuwait to Afghanistan. In Kandahar last year, Almy started the Combat Knitters, a group of female servicemembers who stitch to detach from the trauma they treat.