U.S. and NATO soldiers stand guard during a ceremony to commemorate the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York, in Resolute Support headquarters, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP/Rahmat Gul)
Military Worship

American Military Worship: Beyond The Pentagon’s Pervasive Advertising

An augmented perceptual threat has yielded fertile soil for the Defense Department’s flagrant military advertising. It helps to solidify a holistic world schema – in which protection and security are of utmost necessity in an ‘increasingly dangerous world’ – yielding military adoration and a reflexive support for war.