Interpretations:The Army's Tired Now
Written before Bush launched his 'War on Terror,' this song talks about how the army is upset that it had almost nothing to do during the Clinton Administration.
The army is "tired of swinging its giant arms." It sounds like the "army" John is singing about is made up of windmills. But who knows; They Might Be something else. Twalsh06
11-12 years of war later, this song seems depressingly on the nose, more so than when it was written.