Real Talk: The Stereotypes Returning Soldiers Face

February 20, 2015 - Posted By mjones

BuzzFeed Soldier Video

A new video launched by BuzzFeed titled, “Awkward Things People Say to Soldiers,” shows a soldier’s homecoming and the reactions he receives from friends and acquaintances. The video is thought-provoking and opens the conversation about the stereotypes returning soldiers face. Like the popular film, American Sniper, real-life depictions such as these are changing the way we look at soldiers and veterans in popular culture from individuals plagued with problems to normal citizens. Help advance the conversation: watch and share BuzzFeed’s video below.