Just before Memorial Day weekend, the US Army posted a hashtag in order to inspire others & increase the positive significance of soldiers in general. However, the tactic is largely unsuccessful as that very hashtag has made thousands of people share the severe problems they’ve suffered because of the army.
The video features Private First Class Nathan Spencer. The aim of the tweet was to inspire others to share their positive experiences with the military. However, the whole thing took the turn for the worse.
The tweet was followed by a long thread of tweets in which people shared the absolute worst experiences they had in the military. Whereas some said that they’re left with severe mental trauma & PTSD, others share stories about spiralling down into addiction.