Veterans speak out against war on Memorial Day

Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached – a cheerful “Happy Memorial Day!” from oblivious well-wishers. The former Army captain and Iraq War. it out of malice..

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memorial day losing its meaning, vets groups and families lament May 29, 2017 / 4:27 AM / AP ANNVILLE, Pa. — Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a.

Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) would like to extend our congratulations to Chelsea Manning, as we anxiously await her release from military prison on May 17, 2017. We appreciate that President Obama chose to commute the unreasonably harsh 35-year sentence that had been handed down to Ms. Manning though we believe a pardon would have been.

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This Memorial Day, Let’s Learn From Our Mistakes and End Illegal War. the memory of our fallen comrades and family members and placates the outrage of those who would otherwise oppose and speak out against unnecessary war. Further, as a member of the activist group Vietnam Veterans.

Lawsuit filed over veterans hospital Bible display A Bible on display at a memorial at New Hampshire’s veterans hospital should be removed because it is a violation of the First Amendment, a U.S. Air Force veteran said in a federal lawsuit Tuesday.

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Susan Lowe, author of “Josie: A Story of Faith and Survivial” will be among the authors present at the Clovis Memorial day celebration honoring World War II heroes. Authors will sign their books from.

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Edwards Touts Plan to End Iraq Conflict – washingtonpost.com – KEENE, N.H. — Presidential hopeful John Edwards said Monday that Americans should speak out against the war in Iraq this Memorial Day weekend, renewing an anti-war call that has been criticized.

njaj/Shutterstock. People often confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day, but Memorial Day is a day to honor those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, whereas Veterans Day-November 11-honors everyone who served honorably in the military.

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