Check out this WaPo story on the complaints of Marines stationed in Iraq. As the story points out, the grunts eye view isn't always the most accurate, but it's still pretty depressing. Key quote:
"The reality right now is that the most dangerous opinion in the world is the opinion of a U.S. serviceman," said Lance Cpl. Devin Kelly, 20, of Fairbanks, Alaska.
Lance Cpl. Alexander Jones, 20, of Ball Ground, Ga., agreed: "We're basically proving out that the government is wrong," he said. "We're catching them in a lie."