Accuracy: One of the First Casualties in Hollywood War Movies

There are many war movies floating about in the media circuit, with the most recent and one of the most popular being The Hurt Locker. This movie inaccurately depicts a soldier who is fighting without backup for a majority of the time, which any service member will tell you that is inaccurate. Other stereotypes about the military are frequently portrayed Hollywood movies and include how war is fast paced at all times, that boot camp is always a horrible experience, and that veterans are unpredictable and can behave irrationally at any given time. Although these types of movies help fuel the stereotypes and help create a divide between service members and civilians, they help to broadcast the sacrifices that many make on a daily basis. Read the full article here: