"In March of 2008, two hundred and fifty veterans and active-duty soldiers marked the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq by gathering in Washington, DC, to testify from their own experience about the nature of the occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq. Inspired by the 1971 Winter Soldier Investigation held by Vietnam Veterans Against the War, they too sought to express their opposition to those wars with their first-hand accounts, bearing witness with voices not generally heard. It was chilling, horrifying, and challenging for all who witnessed it." From: www.thisiswherewetakeourstand.com. (from left to right) Bester Cram, Geoff Millard, Selena Coppa, Jason Washburn and David Zeiger.
On February 1st nearly 40 members of VVAW joined with many others for the premiere of This is Where We Take Our Stand, the documentary of the IVAW Winter Soldier Investigation... Read More