IVAW In the News
IVAW has been getting a lot of great coverage in the news lately, thanks to our members' eloquent speaking, engaging stories, and hard work in their communities. Here, 2 more stories featuring IVAW members Noah Mrowczynski, Andrew Wright, Jorge Gonzalez, and Eddie Falcon.
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UPDATED: Joseph Carter talks military PTSD and suicide with The Daily Beast:
Army Base on the Brink
Winston Ross | September 9, 2011 | The Daily Beast
A growing legion of modern-day war veterans and their families, says it’s long past time the Army took notice of a tragic, preventable epidemic—one that seems especially acute at Lewis-McChord.
The base, an hour or so south of Seattle, was named by the government-owned, independent news source Stars and Stripes last year as the most troubled in the military, thanks to an “incredible” number of incidents rooted in post-traumatic stress disorder, says Joseph Carter, a former Army sergeant with two Iraq tours under his belt. Read more
Life After War: One Soldier’s Story Ten Years After September 11
Evan Sernoffsky | September 2, 2011 | OPBNews
“I got home from the National Guard unit and just went right back into my life and just tried to forget about everything,” said Mrowczynski, who served in Hawija, Iraq as a mounted infantry soldier from 2004 to 2005. Read more
US anti-war veterans in their own words
Jesse Strauss | September 11, 2011 | Al-Jazeera English
Ten years after 9/11, members of the US army, marines and air force speak on war and re-integrating into 'real life'. Read more