Iraq War

The Frontlines: War and Protest After 9/11

In this second episode of 800 Miles from Ground Zero: 9/11's Impact on Central Illinois, we learn that one of the direct results of 9/11 was America intervening in the Middle East through the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Despite having strong support when they first started, the wars resulted in intense controversies throughout the United States.. This episode features multiple veterans, anti-war activists, and experts to understand the different perspectives on the post-9/11 wars.

Eric (pictured on the far right) with friends in Kuwait in 2006 shortly before going to Iraq.

Speaking military slang

Have you ever been a part of a conversation that you didn’t quite understand because you were unfamiliar with some of the vocabulary?

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