Scott Stewart grew up in Haverhill, MA hearing stories of his father and grandfathers’ service. Inspired by this family history, Stewart signed a letter of commitment during his sophomore year in high school and joined the Army in 1997. He trained as an Airborne Combat Engineer in Fort Bragg, NC. Stewart’s tours consisted of multiple locations during the Balkan Wars of the 1990s, including Macedonia, Kosovo, and Bosnia, as well as a 2003 tour in Iraq with the 101st Airborne Division. Stewart speaks about winning hearts and minds, the rules of engagement, stereotypes of veterans, and the problem of veteran suicides.