Film Club:The Army we had.

Ashley Bryant

I got this article from This article was published on 3-21-23

Nearly 20 years after their deployment to Iraq Veterans struggle to make sense of the war. What can we learn from the stories? This week marks the 20th anniversary of the American invasion of Iraq . While the brutal authoritarian Government of Saddam Hussian was quickly toppled the American forces did not leave until almost nine years later following a violent insurgency against the occupying U.S. forces and massive sectarian civil war.

Roughly 8’500 American Military personal and contractors lost their lives there as many as 300’000 others returned home from suffering from post tramatic stress disorders.