Does it take a special kind of courage to be a combat soldier—who pulls the trigger from an office, thousands of miles away?
“Whether one sees combat or not, just being military can change a person in ways they may or may not be able to cope with.”
… I’m sorry, did you say giant freaking robots beating the hell out of each other? Coming right up!
Trigger warning for mentions of rape and violence. As Americans enjoy fireworks, flags and picnics, it is important to take a moment to remember the military currently engaged in hostilities in five countries (Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Libya and Yemen). The weight of military service falls equally on most demographics: the racial composition of the military is similar to [...]