Monday, May 21, 2012

Democracy Now! Veterans return war medals at NATO

"No NATO, No War": U.S. Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Return War Medals at NATO Summit


By Democracy Now!

Scott Olsen, who was shot in the head by police at Occupy Oakland, was among them:
SCOTT OLSEN: My name is Scott Olsen. I have with me today—today I have with me my Global War on Terror Medal, Operation Iraqi Freedom Medal, National Defense Medal and Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal. These medals, once upon a time, made me feel good about what I was doing. They made me feel like I was doing the right thing. And I came back to reality, and I don’t want these anymore.
Read more: http://www.democracynow.org/2012/5/21/no_nato_no_war_us_veterans
21, 2012Whole Show

Scott Olsen, U.S. Vet Who Nearly Lost Life at Occupy Protest, Brings Antiwar Message to NATO Summit

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Read text: http://www.democracynow.org/2012/5/21/scott_olsen_us_vet_who_nearly

U.S. Army Vets Join with Afghans for Peace to Lead Antiwar March at Chicago NATO Summit



Read text: http://www.democracynow.org/2012/5/21/us_army_vets_join_with_afghans

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