Military 'Service' Serves the Ruling Class
Date Written: 12/11/2018
Year Published: 2018
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX23063
Military veteran and peace activist Will Griffin comments on the military campaigns in which he participated, and why he believes that military service ultimately serves noboby but a minority ruling class.
I'm a veteran of both the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Not only that, I'm a veteran of both surges. Eight years after separating from the military I see that I did not provide a service for my country. Clearly the wars have sucked our hard-working dollars and placed them on a silver platter for the economic ruling class - war contractors (oops I mean 'defense' contractors), politicians, and corporations that literally profit from the death of innocent people, including little children.