I served in the Army from 2001-2006 I deployed to Kuwait before the war and twice to Iraq in 2003 and 2005. I joined IVAW because I'm angry about being lied to about WMD's and other reasons for invading. I'm angry about being taken away from my family for no good reason. I'm angry about sacrificing a lot for no good reason. I am most angry about all the lives; American, Iraqi, and Afghan that were sacrificed for no good reason.
No more war for profit.
No more dehumanization.
No more explosive liberation.
IVAW/CivSol Convention 2012
The convention committee had a lot on their minds moving into this year’s process. Thanks to Bryan Reinholdt who (for a couple years now) has held it down for the convention committee and he’s given a lot to make our annual gatherings happen.
After delays and setbacks earlier in the summer we had to choose a...
As a member-driven organization IVAW relies on our members to be a force for change and forward motion. IVAW members lead veterans and service members in standing up to oppose the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and we stand up for the rights of those who serve as well as people of occupied countries.
With so much riding on the shoulders of our...
Tell General Campbell to put soldier care first by holding a Safety Stand Down.
This Memorial Day weekend marks one year since our Operation Recovery Campaign has been at Fort Hood, Texas. In that time, we've talked with hundreds of soldiers there about their problems accessing mental health care. We've learned that there are a number of factors...