Eric Grenlin is an M.S. student at the George Mason University School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR). Eric was a military police soldier in the US Army from 2007-2016. He served in Iraq and Afghanistan before being medically retired following a motorcycle accident. Eric's academic and research interests include Iraq, ISIS, the role of power in conflict, the US military narrative(s), and the relationship between the military, the government, and the citizens.