"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.
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Scott Olsen, U.S. Vet Who Nearly Lost Life at Occupy Protest, Brings Antiwar Message to NATO Summit
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U.S. Army Vets Join with Afghans for Peace to Lead Antiwar March at Chicago NATO Summit
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