I was really moved by the plight of Tomas Young. I remember Bush’s speech after 9/11 and all I could think was, “Crap, this is going to stir things up. Of all the shifty politicians to get so high and mighty— This can’t be good.” I’ve tried to talk a few people out of joining the military. Was successful at least once. Anyhow, you have to admire a guy that goes through this and comes around. It’s a shame he had to go through such pain.
Tomas Young, member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, discusses his injuries sustained during military service in Iraq, his featured role in the documentary Body of War, the mission of IVAW and the advice a potential military enlistee needs to hea