"September 11 was a criminal act, not a reason to declare war on another country," says Grahlfs. As a World War II vet, he's in the group least likely to protest war. But he's decided that even the victory of World War II had one unfortunate aspect: It left Americans in power arrogant about their role in the world.
"The military is an honorable profession and a necessary one; it will be for a long time," he concludes.
"But these guys are being used for somebody else's purposes."