Brock McIntosh served 8 years in the Army National Guard as a combat MP, including a tour in Afghanistan from 2008 to 2009. He is a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War and has been involved in numerous veteran support and advocacy organizations. He is currently a Harry S. Truman Scholar pursuing an MPA at New York University.
Articles by this author
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
It’s Time to Transform the War Economy
This piece is adapted from a speech given by Brock McIntosh at a mass meeting for the Poor People’s Campaign . I’m here to speak to you today about one of Dr. King’s triple evils: militarism . As an Afghanistan War veteran, I’d like to highlight an aspect of his warning about militarism, when he...
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
As a Veteran, I See ‘American Sniper’ as Dangerous, But Not for the Reasons You’d Think
After watching the movie “American Sniper,” I called a friend named Garett Reppenhagen who was an American sniper in Iraq. He deployed with a cavalry scout unit from 2004 to 2005 and was stationed near FOB Warhorse. I asked him if he thought this movie really mattered. “Every portrayal of a...