Ran across this article by a Vietnam veteran. At the risk of sounding cynical, isn’t his thesis that we need one more war to end war already tried? I’m speaking here of World War I, also known as the war to end all wars. It didn’t work out that well, did it? Underpinning this sentiment seems to be a need for meaning expressed by many vets about their war(s). For if their war is meaningless or is morally unjustified, then their participation points towards their moral culpability,: qed a moral injury.
Read the OpEd here: