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August 10, 2014 12:00 AM

Three women struggle after deployment in Helen Thorpe’s compelling ‘Soldier Girls’

Michelle Fischer, one of three women profiled in Helen Thorpe’s compelling new book, served successfully in a combat zone in Afghanistan in 2004-05 — but she had a panic attack the first time she went into a Target when she came home, overwhelmed and outraged by the multiple choices of toilet paper.

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