Blog Posts - Blackhawk Down

Militainment: U.S. Military Propaganda in the News Media, Hollywood, and Video Games

“Propaganda is at its most effective when the audience does not know it is being manipulated and one of the best, glitziest examples of that is when propaganda is delivered on the big screen in the guise of a Hollywood blockbuster.”–...
by Zero Anthropology on Jun 13, 2010

Reflections of a Soldier: "Deeds Not Words" pt.3

As the movie Blackhawk Down was being released, we were ending our Bosnia rotation as part of SFOR X.  It was no secret that LTC Steele (pictured right) refused to directly engage in conversation regarding his part in Operati...
by The Outer Marker on Dec 22, 2009

Reflections of a Soldier: "Deeds Not Words" pt. 2

I remember it like it was yesterday.I was part of the advanced party and command group who landed in Bosnia on September 7, 2001 to begin the handoff from 3-7 Cav of the 3rd Infantry Division to us.  I had just begun to meet with the o...
by The Outer Marker on Dec 17, 2009

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