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Iraq and Afghanistan veterans return medals at NATO protest

U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars threw their medals towards the site of the NATO Summit May 20 in what was called the most dramatic antiwar action by ex-GIs since Vietnam.


Bradley Manning faces life imprisonment in whistleblower case

Oklahomans are paying particular attention to the case of PFC Bradley Manning, an Oklahoma native. Hearings on his case  commenced at Fort Meade, Md., last month.


Communist Party initiates veterans committee

The experience is causing veterans to draw basic conclusions about the real nature of U.S. foreign policy and even capitalism.


Antiwar veterans deploy to Fleet Week

Every October the San Francisco Bay Area is "invaded and occupied" for five days by a gargantuan display of U.S. military power called Fleet Week.


War comes home: the traumatic brain injury epidemic

According to official DOD figures, 332,000 soldiers have suffered brain injuries since 2000. Many of these are mild traumatic brain injuries, a term that is profoundly misleading.


8th anniversary of Iraq war marked with demonstrations

Anti-war demonstrations marking the 8th annivesary of the Iraq war took place on Saturday around the country.


California Senate contenders slug it out in debate

Boxer said her Republican opponent, while CEO of Hewlett Packard, "laid off 30,000 workers, shipped jobs overseas, and she says she's proud of her record - well, that's her record."


Iraq/Afghanistan vets give support to Islamic center

Veterans call Islamic center near Ground Zero "about as pro-America as one can get."


Blackwater swamp keeps on bubbling

The Justice Department has begun a criminal fraud investigation of the company, its employees face criminal charges, but it keeps doing its dirty work under a tangle of names.


Ft Drum killings: Another legacy of post traumatic stress?

Early Tuesday morning, December 1st, Jefferson County sheriffs' deputies discovered the bodies of two Ft Drum soldiers, Spec. Waide T James, 20, of Cocoa, FL and Spec. Diego Valbuena, 23, of Port St Lucie, FL.

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