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Forum Post: Another for the military-crumbling-from-within compilation

Posted 4 years ago on July 20, 2013, 3:27 p.m. EST by Kavatz (464) from Edmonton, AB
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[-] 5 points by shadz66 (19985) 4 years ago

Brandon Toy worked for US defense contractor General Dynamics as an Engineering Project Manager building Stryker armored fighting vehicles. Previously, Brandon served in the Michigan Army National Guard as a Multiple Launch Rocket System Fire Direction Specialist, Team Leader and Vehicle Commander. He was deployed as a military policeman to Baghdad, Iraq in 2004 - 2005.

Thus to follow on from your revealing video link :


I hereby resign in protest effective immediately.

I have served the post-911 Military Industrial complex for 10 years, first as a soldier in Baghdad, and now as a defense contractor.

At the time of my enlistment, I believed in the cause. I was ignorant, naïve, and misled. The narrative, professed by the state, and echoed by the mainstream press, has proven false and criminal. We have become what I thought we were fighting against.

Recent revelations by fearless journalists of war crimes including counterinsurgency “dirty” wars, drone terrorism, the suspension of due process, torture, mass surveillance, and widespread regulatory capture have shed light on the true nature of the current US Government. I encourage you to read more about these topics at the links I have provided below.

Some will say that I am being irresponsible, impractical, and irrational. Others will insist that I am crazy. I have come to believe that the true insanity is doing nothing. As long as we sit in comfort, turning a blind eye to the injustices of the world, nothing will change. It is even worse to play an active part, protesting all along that I am not the true criminal.

I was only a foot soldier, and am now a low level clerk. However, I have always believed that if every foot soldier threw down his rifle war would end. I hereby throw mine down.


Brandon M. Toy

Stryker Engineering Project Management

General Dynamics Land Systems

Sterling Heights, Michigan

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fiat lux, fiat pax, fiat justitia ...

[-] 2 points by Kavatz (464) from Edmonton, AB 4 years ago

Thanks for adding!

When enough is compiled, we can share it with people who can share with armed forces personnel, as well as any enforcement agency.

Should help push the wave higher.

[-] 1 points by shadz66 (19985) 4 years ago

''Push the wave higher'' !!! Yes and you're very welcome and I further append fyi, this erudite article :

fiat lux ...

[-] 1 points by TikiJ (-38) 4 years ago

Excellent video Kavatz!

"We have become what I thought we were fighting against".

[-] 1 points by Kavatz (464) from Edmonton, AB 4 years ago

Glad you found it. I expect more like this to be released as soldiers become more disenchanted.

Tough for the ones who are in it to provide for their kids.