Honestly. The war hero grind isn't bad. It's the lack of fulfillment involved. The concept that we need to have this stuff is very bland. Most of the gear looks a bit silly. You are just another player when it comes to this gear as most of us just strip the mods anyways. There is nothing epic about it / no sense of real accomplishment in acquiring it. As most of us rarely feel some serious benefit from it till we augment the hell out of, as well as farm additional pieces of the armor for it's just to strip the mods.
Agreed I really wish they would just straight rip off the force unleashed gear designs and put them in this game...make few tweaks to avoid being sued but follow the idea...That game had real timeless Star Wars gear designs.