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Iraq Veterans Against the War
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I joined right out of highschool....Usual story I guess. Join the army and see the world, grow some balls and get wise. Anyways after growing up and...
Strong active stance in and around all aspects of PTSD, the veteran suicide epidemic, and the alternative methodologies of treatment.
US Vavy vet served in the Gulf in 2005 and at weapons testing base the two years before. Fed up with seeing innocent people killed which includes my...
I spent 2005 as a "military policeman" on the east side of Baghdad ( Al Muthana, Sadr City). My unit's mission was to train and equip Iraqi Police...
As a dutiful citizen of the United States Army, I took great pride with faith in serving my country. I personally believed that the primary role of...
I entered the U.S. Army in 2006 with a goal to see serious combat . I was an Artilleryman stationed in Schweinfurt, Germany . I deployed to the...
I am joining IVAW because I've been against this war (and all war) soon after returning from Iraq. While I am very public in my hatred for the war, I...
G. Scott Raffield
Served in OIF II. CurrentlyVisual Artist in NYC. Several years later and I still can't see any justifiable reason for the US to be in Iraq. No more...
I was in Iraq in 2003-2004 and had a back injury and ptsd and it has been a struggle every day to receive care.
The ability to defend of yourself, your family and your home is not granted to you by government, it's a natural existing ability of all creatures....
With blinders on my eyes, I followed my high school guidance counselor's advice to pursue military service rather than higher education. My...
I decided to Join to help serve my country and to be part of something bigger. Once I started reading about how the U.S. uses the DOD to advance in...
I was on active duty during the Cold War, got out in 1984. Joined National Guard after 911. Did a tour in Iraq, 2004-2005, saw the waste and complete...
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Iraq Veterans Against the War is open to Active Duty, National Guard and Reservists who have served since 09/11/2001.