Several months ago my son and I watched A Few Good Men, a fictional courtroom drama centred on a case of physical abuse [an illegal code red] within the US military.
To me it highlights the irony that violence and injustice can become endemic to a military which is meant to be protecting its citizens from injustice and violence. Why is that?
Two years ago I asked Who is protecting who? because of revelations of a long history of abuse of cadets within the Australian military.
Here is the climactic scene from the movie. You can't handle the truth. The end justifies the means...