Military The Best Songs About The Iraq War  

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Contrary to popular belief, there have been quite a few excellent songs written about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, though very few have become popular hits. Check out these songs about the Iraq and Afghan conflicts and the U.S. and coalition soldiers who fought in these wars and their lives upon returning home, vote for the ones that move you the most, and add others.

What are songs about the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq? There are a number of a strong songs on both the pro and anti-war side, but only these can be considered top-notch. No matter what side you're on, you can agree that these tunes are pretty strong in their own right.
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DavidCulver added Five Finger Death Punch

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MichaelBeltran added Toby Keith

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Bad Company is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
derly-olivares added Five Finger Death Punch

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MichaelBeltran added Trace Adkins

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Courtesy of the Red, White and... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War

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vetrn added Darryl Worley

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Green Day

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Jason Isbell, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit

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B.Y.O.B. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
KailaHopkins added System of a Down

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Hero Of War is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
squishy-squishington added Rise Against

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LaurieM added Bruce Springsteen

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Remember Everything is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
chloefredericksen added Five Finger Death Punch

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Bad Religion

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B.O.B (Bombs Over Baghdad) is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
alex-fred-fawbush added Outkast

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Drive-By Truckers

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Gaslight Anthem

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One Hell of an Amen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
phillip-mazurik added Brantley Gilbert

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I Drive Your Truck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
david-lantz added Lee Brice

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Hands Held High is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
CHANDAN DONALDSON added Linkin Park

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Steve Earle

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Remember Everything by Five Fi... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War

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Neil Young

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John Mellencamp

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When I'm Gone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
dax1dax1 added 3 Doors Down

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Stand Up is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Songs About The Iraq War
CHANDAN DONALDSON added Flobots