“You Grow Up Wanting to be Luke Skywalker, Then Realize You’ve Become a Stormtrooper for the Empire”


“You think about all the fuel you’re going through, all the ammo and missiles and grenades. You think about every time you lose a vehicle, the Army buys a new one. Maybe you start to see a lot of people making a lot of money on huge amounts of human suffering.”

This is such a powerful piece and a shocking first-person account by Daniel Crimmins from the U.S. Army 3rd Infantry Division of how U.S. Iraq War veterans had their 9/11 patriotism crushed and replaced with something far more alarming…

Check it out here: http://upriser.com/posts/you-grow-up-wanting-to-be-luke-skywalker-then-realize-you-ve-become-a-stormtrooper-for-the-empire