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9/11: Thoughts on the War on Terror Era

9/11 Display at Ford Island, Hawaii (Oahu island group). All military personnel who were killed in the War on Terror Era wars (Iraq, Afghanistan) were represented with a face, name, boot, and flag on the field. Everyone’s ID tags were attached to the helmet, boot, and rifle display in the center. | 13 Sep 2014 | Photo Credit: Johnny Silvercloud

Don’t tell me never to forget; I remember.

I was just a U.S. Army Private stationed in Wiesbaden, Germany, working that day. One of the Soldiers, as young as me, pushed the door open to tell everyone in the room that one of the twin towers got hit. What the hell was he talking about?



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Johnny Silvercloud

20 yr U.S. Army vet turned analytical street photographer who talks about power, protest, and politics. Do not defend racism or sexism when I’m in the room.