The cost of combat
Documentary: “Soldiers in Hiding”
The Vietnam War case
Here’s the reality of war.
90% of veteran “heroes” sit on their butts in comfort facing less risk than the average civilian. Their biggest risk is getting a sun burn or a beer belly.
Then there are the 10% who are thrown into the meat grinder of combat.
When they get back, they’re on their own and they have homelessness and suicide rates way out of proportion to the rest of society.
Here’s how it worked after the Vietnam War.
Not much has changed.