Amazon’s ‘Homecoming’ takes nightmarish realities of military service to the Twilight Zone

Image: prime video Spoilers for Homecoming: Season 1 lie ahead. Very few Americans serve in the United States Armed Forces.  According to the Council on Foreign Relations, approximately 1.2 million citizens—less than 0.5% of the U.S. population—were recorded as active military personnel in 2016. At present, that relatively high number reflects the world’s third largest armed force. But it could be dropping fast. SEE ALSO: The skills kids need to avoid getting fooled by fake news Lacking motivation, obesity rates, and a competitive civilian job market are among many factors…

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